Thing To Wear
Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB - Nov 7 – 26
Curated by textile artist Jolie Bird, this group show features kimono-inspired garments by students, faculty, sta and alumni from Alberta University of the Arts, guided and inspired by Bill Morton. A fibre arts specialist who trained in Japan, Morton has mastered and taught a number of processes and techniques related to kimono construction. His works and those of others represented here incorporate both traditional and innovative weaving, dyeing and printing methods and materials.