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Household Notions

Lizz Aston

Lizz Aston: Antiquated Notions, 2011, paper, burn-out, embroidery, 20 x 20"

Lizz Aston

Lizz Aston: Exploded Lace View, 2011, paper, embroidery,
burn-out, 20" x 20"

Lizz Aston

Lizz Aston: Multi-Dimensional Lace Work, 2011, porcelain, 20 x 20"

Noelle Hamlyn

Noelle Hamlyn: A Complicated Kindness, 2007, embroidery, silk, cotton, 77" (h)

Noelle Hamlyn

Noelle Hamlyn: What Was Lost At Midnight, 2010, embroidery, tissue, 56 x 37"

Noelle Hamlyn

Noelle Hamlyn: Traces 1 & 2, 2010, scorched tissue, embroidery, 14.5 x 24"

Noelle Hamlyn

Noelle Hamlyn: To See The Thread, 2010, Gampi tissue, 12 x 12"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: American Beauty,2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 8 x 8",

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: My Favourite Willow, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, 8 x 8"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: Celebration, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 8 x 8"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: Blue Flow I, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 8 x 8"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: Lush Alaska, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 8 x 8"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: Golden Roses, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 8 x 8"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: Renown, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 8 x 8"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: Togo Blue Flow, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 8 x 8"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: Country Rose, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 8 x 8"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobbr: Untitled, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 32 x 32"

Dorie Millerson

Dorie Millerson: House with Red Door, 2011, Needle lace, Cotton, 2.2” (h) x 1.3” (w)

Dorie Millerson

Dorie Millerson: Key, 2011, Needle lace, Cotton, 3” (h) x 0.5” (w)

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker: Artifact Crochet, 2010, pate de verre, shadow box, 10 x 10"

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker: Artifact Crochet, 2010, pate de verre, shadow box, 10 x 10"

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker: Artifact Crochet, 2010, pate de verre, shadow box, 10 x 10"

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker: Artifact Crochet, 2011, pate de verre, shadow box, 20 x 20"

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker: Artifact Crochet, 2011, pate de verre, shadow box, 10 x 10"

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker: Artifact Crochet, 2011, pate de verre, shadow box, 10 x 10"

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker: Artifact Crochet, 2011, pate de verre, shadow box, 10 x 10"

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker: Artifact Crochet, 2011, pate de verre, shadow box, 10 x 10"

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker: Artifact Gloves, 2010, pate de verre, shadow box, 20 x 20"

Pam Lobb

Pam Lobb: Blue Rococo, 2011, Japanese tissue, printmaking, fabric, 8 x 8"

 

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Household Notions*

Whether inspired by a character in a novel, or the ability of thread to link elements together, a narrative quality runs through each of the works in Household Notions. Textiles have a rich history that speaks to women and craft. These multi-layered sculptures explore domestic textiles, including needlework and crochet and the personal relationships, memories, and attachments that are formed with handmade objects and the narratives that can be created with them. Alternative mediums such as glass, paper and porcelain expand upon our expectations of conventional textile patterns and constructions. Just as textiles degrade and fade with time, some textile references have been deconstructed, leaving residual impressions that reflect upon the absence of the object that was there before. Themes for exploration include fragility, intimacy, strength and tension.

*Notions are small items for household use such as needles, buttons and thread. A notion can also be a belief, an idea or a whim. Here’s a household notion for you: Call your mother.

Lizz Aston - Curriculum Vitae, Artist Statement

Noelle Hamlyn - Curriculum Vitae, Artist Statement

Pam Lobb - Curriculum Vitae, Artist Statement

Dorie Millerson - Curriculum Vitae, Artist Statement

Amanda Parker - Curriculum Vitae, Artist Statement