Fibreworks 2020


Fibreworks 2020

July 31 – October 31, 2020
Cambridge Art Galleries | Queen’s Square Gallery
Virtual Opening: Thursday August 13 at 7:00pm

Fibreworks, now in its 18th edition, is a biennial juried exhibition of contemporary Canadian fibre art. It is a showcase of the most current and versatile approaches to fibre and serves as a survey of the artists currently working in the medium. This exhibition offers the opportunity for us to evaluate the relevancy of our collection in relation to contemporary practices.

Artists: Carissa Baktay, Lauren Brinson, Sofia Escobar, Vanessa Dion Fletcher, Kathryn Hernden, Zainab Hussain, Esther Imm, Trish Johnson, Nanhee Kim, Marie-Hélène Martin, Bettina Matzkuhn, Yasmeen Nematt Alla, Tammy Ratcliff, Lois Schklar, Carl Stewart, Alma Louise Visscher, and Saskia Wassing.

Image: Kathryn Hernden, Sunset on the Digital Strip (detail), 2019. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Introducing Cambridge Art Galleries new Director/Curator, Marcie Bronson

Cambridge Art Galleries | Idea Exchange is excited to welcome Marcie Bronson as the new Gallery Director/Curator of Cambridge Art Galleries. With several years working at Rodman Hall Art Centre at Brock University as the Acting Director and Curator, Marcie comes to us with a wealth of experience and expertise. The community will have a chance to meet her, virtually, during a special online reception for Fibreworks 2020 on Thursday, August 13 at 7:00pm.

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Cambridge Art Galleries | Idea Exchange presents contemporary art, architecture and design from three galleries in the City of Cambridge: Design at Riverside, Preston, and Queen’s Square.

Cambridge Art Galleries | Idea Exchange acknowledges that the place on which we gather is the traditional land of Indigenous peoples dating back countless generations. We recognize that it is part of the Haldimand Tract, the traditional land of the Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.


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Karly Boileau
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Cambridge Art Galleries | Idea Exchange
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