Upcoming Exhibitions and Presentations

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Exhibitions and Shows

Lorraine Roy at Art Gallery of Burlington
Woven Woods: A Journey through the Forest Floor (Touring exhibition)

To preview this collection of twelve round wall hangings, click HERE.
Touring commitments:
Waterford Old Town Hall Gallery, Waterford, ON
Feb 21 - Apr 6, 2018
Opening Reception: Feb 25, 2-4 pm
Beaty Biodiversity Museum, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
June 2 to November 4, 2018
Beth Jacob Synagogue, 375 Aberdeen Ave., Hamilton, ON L8P 2R7
Jan 20 - Feb 10, 2019
Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, St John's, NL
May 3 - June 8, 2019
Mary E Black Gallery, Centre for Craft Nova Scotia
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Halifax, NS
July 4 - Aug 25, 2019
Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery
, Red Deer, AB
May 1 - July 25, 2020
Opening reception: May 1, 5-8pm
St John Arts Centre
, St John, NB
September 11 - October 30, 2020
Opening reception: Friday, Sept 11, 5:30-7:30pm
Saskatchewan Craft Council, Saskatoon, SK
November 13, 2020 - January 9, 2021
Opening reception: Friday, Nov 13, 7-9pm    Artist's talk: Saturday, Nov 14, 2pm
Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener, ON
May 1 - June 13, 2021
Opening reception: Thursday, May 6, 6-8pm
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, ON
July to September, 2021 (exact dates and reception TBD)
This is a three-person exhibition, along with quilters Pamela Allen and Lisa Binkley.
Gallery in the Park, Altona, MB
June-July 2022 (exact dates and reception TBD)

Colour with a U - Juried SAQA exhibition
Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener, ON
March 13-May31, 2020
Opening reception: Saturday, April 25, 2-4 pm. (note that this is a changed date)
This touring exhibition of 36 Canadian quilts begins its journey in Kitchener, then travels to other provinces. One of my wall hangings was selected for the exhibit. We hope to see you at the opening!

Wisdom of the Rings: The Living Journals of Trees
Fieldcote Museum, Ancaster, ON
Sept 19 - Nov 7, 2020
This series of framed textiles and wall hangings is inspired by the fascinating ecological information that can be drawn from 'reading the rings' of trees. For this exhibition, I will focus on what our ancient White Cedars have to tell us about the unique Niagara Escarpment ecosystem. There is a nomimal admission rate to the Museum, please see the link for more information.


Lectures and Presentations

I am happy to consider invitations to speak about my work and related topics to interested groups. Please contact me regarding my fee for a slide presentation and/or trunk show. All audio visual equipment must be provided by the group.

The Imperfect Garden: Falling in Love with our Dots and Spots
Old Town Hall, Ancaster, ON
March 17, 2020   7:30pm
Organized by the Ancaster Horticultural Society for their General Meeting. In this illustrated talk, I will present and discuss current information about incorporating native materials in the home landscape - stressing its importance of preserving and renewing our natural environment.

Call of the Heartwood: My creative journey with trees
Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke, ON
CANCELLED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK. NEW DATE TBD.
With slides and a trunk show I will speak about how trees influenced my imagery and technique over the years. For more information contact the Etobicoke Quilters Guild. Free admission, guests welcome!

Wisdom of the Rings: The Living Journals of Trees lecture
Visual Arts Mississauga, 4170 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga, ON
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 6:30pm
Using illustrations from recent research and my own textile wall pieces, I will speak about the fascinating ecological information that can be drawn from reading the rings of trees. Tickets are $20 for members and $30 for non-members.

Wisdom of the Rings: The Living Journals of Trees lecture
Old Town Hall, Ancaster, ON
Wednesday, November 4 at 7pm
Organized by the Fieldcote Museum of Ancaster in conjunction with my exhibition of the same name (see in Exhibitions, above).
Using illustrations from recent research and my own textile wall pieces, I will speak about the fascinating ecological information that can be drawn from reading the rings of trees. A nominal entrance fee will be charged. Please check the Museum website for information.

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