All posts by Melinda Berkovitz

Power of Stitch 2022 EVENTS

With just over a week to go now, at EAST we are extremely excited to be presenting Power of Stitch at the Babylon Arts Gallery, Ely from the 1st – 19th June. Visitors can view the exhibition and pick up some scrummy sales items inspired by the larger main pieces, (which are also for sale). […]

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Power of Stitch 2022

by Melinda Berkovitz Power of Stitch is on its way to Ely, Cambridgeshire. Behind the scenes the publicity is ready, setting up arrangements are being finalised, items for sale in the Gallery are being prepared and many more jobs  are being delegated to ensure a successful event. As a group, EAST have a strong working […]

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TEAM EFFORT

After all the hard work and planning, just one job remained! Pack up the pieces of “My Journey” ready for Hyde Hall. Luckily I have lots of little elves who make very good helpers (sometimes!)… Despite a shaky start, the parcel has just arrived in perfect condition at the lovely June Carroll, who very kindly […]

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Love Life

“To Love Life” is one of David Hockney’s favourite sayings. His stunning studies in his current exhibition, “The arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020” surely reflects this. Due to COVID restrictions I have only been able to view this virtually but even so the magnificence of the work jumps out from the screen. What a delight […]

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Celebrating Diversity – Yinka Shonibare cont…

Yinka Shonibare is a familiar name to many of us. His artwork constantly challenges the establishment and those within. As a modern British / Nigerian artist, Shonibare’s work embraces and challenges diversity and allows us to reflect on the positive effects that difference can bring. It is this positive approach to difference that I find […]

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