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17th September, 2019, opens the 8th Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art with a theme “The Sustainable City” and the event goes on until 3rd November, 2019. The event is organized by The World Textile Art Organization–WTA that was founded in 1997 by Colombian textile artist Pilar Tobón.
My piece is in the Guest Artist exhibition in the Centro Cultural Galileo in an exbition curated by María Ortega Gálvez.

The Gaggle, 2018 (92 x 122 cm) flax, machine embroidery

Beyond the Surface is an exhibition organized by the Surface Design Association and it’s open from September 20 to October 23, 2019, in St Louis Artists’ Guild, USA. Jurors are Jo Stealey and Jim Arendt. St Louis Artist Guild, USA.

A detail of my piece A Sleep Cycle 1, 2018 (68 x 78 cm), flax, machine embroidery

In Kyoto Gallery Nishikawa presents from 27. Aug until 15. Sept, 2019, an exhibition #photogenicworks2019. I have werable brooches shown in the exhibition and the brooches will be at the gallery shop until end of Dec 2019. The exhibition consists of 3 sessions and various selection is exhibited in each session.

invitation card to Gallery Nishikawa, Sept 2019 #photogenicworks2019 exhibition


Textile Art of Today 2018-19 exhibition connects textiles and new technologies. In September this touring exhibition will be shown in Pesti Vigadó Galéria, Budapest, from 24. Aug until 22. Sept, 2019.

“The best 121 contemporary artworks have been selected by curators from 1000, from 400 artists, from 49 countries.”
The exhibition touring program is:
Muzeum Historyczne, Bielsko–Biała (PO) 15.11.2019 – 31.12.2019
Pesti Vigadó Galéria, Budapest (HU) 24.8.-22.9.2019
Tatra Gallery in Poprad (SK) 1.2.-14.3.2019
Moravian Museum, Uherské Hradiště (CZ) 14.4.-23.6.2019
Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava-Čunovo (SK) 8.9.2018 – 11.11.2018
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