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Landscape and lace

eoandromedaMKThanks to Michael Kluvanek for photograph of eoandromeda.

Lace as you’ve probably not seen it before!

Alvena Hall has been making lace for a long time.  Her hours of dedication (and practice!) show in this glorious exhibition of landscapes constructed from her machine made lace.  The works include delicate shadow quilts, hand-painted silk and exquisite constructions on canvas.

Funisia vessels MK Thanks to Michael Kluvanek for photograph of Funisia vessels.

For some ten years now, she has portrayed Flinders Ranges fossils in her intricate work.  A couple of years ago, she was a finalist in the South Australian Museum’s acclaimed Waterhouse Prize and her work has shown in such illustrious venues as Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum.

ediacara bytes Ediacara-bytes (photograph by the artist)

For more detail on Alvena’s lace, visit her website http://alvenahall.weebly.com.

Timed to coincide with the Adelaide hosting of the OIDFA 16th World Lace Congress (18, 19, 20 July 2014), Landscape and Lace is just one of many fabulous exhibitions around the city and suburbs.  see the congress website for more details.

Landscape and lace is on show and open on Saturdays and Sundays 11am – 3pm until 27 July.  Appointments can be made to see the exhibition during weekdays.

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