Julie Paterson

Cloth: From Seeds to Bloom

9 December 2017– 28 January 2018

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Cloth: From Seeds to Bloom traces 20 years of work from one of Australia’s most influential textile designers and local Blue Mountains resident, Julie Paterson.

Drawing inspiration from the Australian bush, Paterson’s stunning fabrics are a riot of colour, floral forms, and patterns. Achieving commercial success through design excellence, her designs are highly prized and sought after, with short batch productions quickly snapped up by avid collectors, interior decorators, and commercial clients.

The exhibition will focus on nine key textile groupings – the first called Seeds and the last one Bloom. Contemporary textiles commonly sit at the practical end of art and design. Cloth: Seeds to Bloom is comprised of Julie Paterson’s domestic textile objects, which take the viewer on a journey from the humble seed through to the luscious bloom.

An Australian Design Centre touring exhibition

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Julie Paterson, Cloth: From Seeds to Bloom installation view. Image courtesy the artist and Australian Design Centre.

Public Programs

SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER 11AM – 1PM
ARTIST TALKS JULIE PATERSON AND HEIDI AXELSEN & HUGO MOLINE
Free with Gallery admission ticket

Join exhibiting artists Julie Paterson, Heidi Axelsen and Hugo Moline as they discuss their current exhibitions and their artistic practice, followed by a Q&A. RSVP appreciated at Reception or 4780 5410.