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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It’s never too late!

When I heard a review of Louise Bourgeois: The Woven Child, an exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, I was interested to learn that the artist was at her most prolific later in life. This retrospective of the French-American artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), focused on her textile work which she began mostly in her 80s. Her […]

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What’s next for EAST?

A few months after its debut at Hyde Hall last October, EAST’s Transformation exhibition has just been packed away having had its second airing – this time in a very different space – at the rather wonderful Grundisburgh House Gallery in Suffolk. The tranquil setting added to the experience for our visitors, and when we […]

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Grundisburgh House Gallery

Yesterday saw us, the EAST members, putting up our exhibition at the Grundisburgh House Gallery which opened today, Thursday April 7th and runs until Tuesday 19th April. It’s a lot of hard work mounting an exhibition, with plenty of discussion about what goes where and certainly made easier with plenty of this: Grundisburgh House Gallery […]

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INSIGHTS

Recently received a copy of INSIGHTS by the Textile Study Group and just wanted to share what a stunning book it is. It shows the work of members of the Textile Study Group and shares how they develop their work. There are images of work in progress as well as completed work. This photo shows […]

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