Saturday, February 27, 2016

the Liminal Project - artist talk, Sunday February 28 at 2pm, Mary E. Black Gallery

I will be giving an artist talk about my exhibition the Liminal Project at the Mary E. Black Gallery tomorrow (Sunday, February 28th) at 2pm.  If you are interested in learning more about my woven maps, my weaving process and the changing shorelines of Atlantic Canada, please come and check it out!  For more info, visit http://www.craft-design.ns.ca/exhibits/current-exhibition


Wednesday, February 3, 2016

the Liminal Project: Mary E. Black Gallery, 1061 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, January 28 - March 20, 2016

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Greenwich Peninsula, PEI
2016;  16" x  34";  handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton.
 
 North Shore Tributary #1 
2014-15; 20" x 16.5"; handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton.


North Shore Tributaries #2
2014-15; 20" x 16.5"; handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton.


North Shore Tributaries #3
2014-15; 20" x 16.5"; handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton.

North Shore Tributaries #4
2014-15; 20" x 16.5"; handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton.

Installation of North Shore Tributaries # 1, 2, 3, 4
 Faulty Geology2015; 16" x 16"; handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton.
 Erosion, NB
2012-15; 22" x 40"; handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton. 
 West Point, PEI, 1959-2000
2011, 80" x 24.5", handwoven and embroidered, cotton.
 Bottle Cove, NL
2010-12; 37" x 28"; handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton. 
 Heights and Depths
2014-15; 16" x 28"; handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton.  
This Town is Small and Close to the Water
2011-12; 28.5" x 38.5"; handwoven, embroidered, hand-dyed; handspun wool, cotton, silk.  
 When the Tide Goes Out 
2010-15; 29" x 30"; handwoven, embroidered; handspun wool, cotton. 
Sable Island
2011-14; 53" 23"; handwoven, embroidered; cotton.  
 Archipelago
2011-ongoing; various dimensions (9 individual islands); crocheted; handspun wool.
While I was in Halifax last week installing my exhibition and getting ready for the opening, I was interviewed by two King's College journalism students.  Sophie Allen-Barron created a radio piece about the Liminal Project for CKDU and you can listen to it here:

And you can read Rachael Kelly's online piece here:
If you have any questions about the exhibition or individual pieces, please contact me at rilla13@yahoo.com.
 All images copyright Rilla Marshall 2016.