OUT OF THE BLUE
TEXTILE ART PORT ELIZABETH & THE KEISKAMMA ART PROJECT
Out of the Blue is an exciting exhibition to showcase the emergence of Fibre Art as a recognised fine art medium. The exhibition encompasses wonderful fibre art pieces from members of Textile Art Port Elizabeth (TAPE), The Keiskamma Art Project as well as national Fibre Art groups: Textile Art Group Gauteng (TAGG), Textile Art Group Southern Cape (TAGS), Fibre Artists Cape Town (FACT) and Fibreworks, as well as individual fibre artists.
The theme of the exhibition Out of The Blue includes a wide range of media and thematic applications and establishes TAPE’s important influence on textile art in South Africa. Guest artists from other national fibre art groups and individuals were invited to participate. This exhibition aims to showcase textile work and create awareness of local fibre art techniques.