Put this on your calendar – Toronto Textile museum …

Put this on your calendar – the Textile Museum of Canada will be featuring “Worlds on a String” – Beads, Journeys, Inspirations. Date: June 15 – October 23, 2016 I’m putting this on my calendar right now. What is not clear is if this is connected with the Diana Friedberg documentary – World on a String.  I have emailed the TMC to ask – I’ll post more info when I get it.   Update: The exhibit curator emailed me back and said that there is no connection to the Diana Friedberg documentary and that the similarity in names is a …

Wire + beads + paper, oh my!

I’m absolutely delighted to introduce you to the work of Sally Prangley, sculptor, basket maker and totally whimsical artist! I was introduced to Sally’s work, a year or so ago on Facebook (I’d give you a link, but Blogger is being cranky today), and I’ve been following her with ever lovin’ delight, ever since. Her art has clean lines, uses simple, colourful and inexpensive material, and is a definite treat to the eyes! I’ll borrow some of Sally’s words by saying that her “Wire Baskets blend traditional basketry and wirework techniques”, and include wire, found objects, paper and beads (although …