August 24, 2015 | Posted in:exhibitions, Member News

Congratulations to CQ members Wilma Cawley, Dianne Firth, Beth and Trevor Reid, and Brenda Gael Smith, who all had work selected for this exhibition.

Evolution, Change, Challenge – A Contemporary Quilt is an exhibition of contemporary quilts exploring the title theme.  There are 28 works from 27 artists. The exhibition runs from 28 August – 8 September and the awards ceremony is at 1pm on Saturday, 29 August 2015.  The exhibition is a collaboration between The Quilters’ Guild of NSW and the Hazlehurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre.

The exhibition is at Hazlehurst Community Gallery, 728 Kingsway, Gymea, NSW. Other events in association with the exhibition include:

  • daily demonstrations of quilting with a contemporary twist
  • 29-30 August: Thread Painting workshop with Cathy Jack Coupland at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
  • 30 August: Hazelhurst Regional Gallery Open Day – a festival of exhibitions, stalls, food and music
  • 5 September: presentation by Kay Haerland at 11am

Evolution, Change, Challenge – A Contemporary Quilt is being held in conjunction with a curated exhibition of quilts at Hazelhurst Gallery and Arts Centre. Labours of Love – Australian Quilts from 1850 – 2015 will display quilts sourced from The National Gallery Australia, Canberra, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney and noted quilters and fibre artists from across New South Wales.


Information and images from the Quilters’ Guild of NSW.



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