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, 2021 (exact dates and reception TBD)
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)

Dundas Studio Tour
Oct 5-6. 2019
Visit us during our delightful tour of Dundas studios and their artists and guests. This year, guests at our location include Elisabeth Soppelsa, Jewellery, and Carmella Karijo Rother, Textile and Fibre Artist. The tour is free, and a full brochure and locations can be found on the website.


Lectures and Presentations

Call of the Heartwood: My Creative Journey with Trees
Ignatius Jesuit Centre
, Guelph

September 26, 2019
In this illustrated lecture, I will describe how trees wove their way into my art. This event will appeal to artists, environmentalists, gardeners, and anyone who exalts in the presence of trees. Specially featuring fascinating information about the Jesuit Pear tree, a historically significant fruit tree for Ontario. I will also present some works from my current touring exhibition of fabric wall hangings, Woven Woods, as well as more recent small works.
Doors will open at 6:30pm, there will be poetry & music with Anna Bowen and Magpie at 7pm, followed by my presentation at 7:30p
m. I believe it will be a "pay what you can" event... more details to follow!

The Imperfect Garden: Falling in Love with our Dots and Spots
Old Town Hall, Ancaster, ON
March 17, 2020   7:30 pm
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 for preserving and renewing our natural environment.

Art with Wings: Creating a Touring Exhibition
Hilton Toronto
March 20, 2020  3:30-4:45 pm
This Breakout session is part of the 2020 SAQA International Conference in Toronto, that runs from March 19 to March 22, 2020. To take part in this conference, participants must be members of SAQA.
We will discuss issues to consider while preparing a textile exhibition for touring: like creating a cohesive exhibit, grants, documentation, finding and approaching venues, scheduling, promotion, travel, shipping, and insurance.

Call of the Heartwood: My creative journey with trees
Neilson Park Creative Centre, Etobicoke, ON
April 20, 2020 at 7 pm 
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!

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.

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