Changing Threads Contemporary NZ Fibre & Textile Art Awards 2018.

Where:Refinery Artspace, Nelson

When: Fri Mar 2 – Sat Mar 24Time: 10am – 4pm

Showcasing Contemporary New Zealand Fibre & Textile Arts at the Refinery ArtSpace, Nelson. 2nd – 24th March 2018.

 ‘Encouraging fibre & textile artists to produce creations which challenge the public perceptions of work that is traditionally associated with fibre and textile practice’
We are thrilled that ‘Bernina Sewing Centre’, Creative Journeys and MMP have continued their greatly valued Award sponsorships for the 2018 event:
The  Bernina Award for the most creative entry using a sewing machine‘. Cash Prize of $2,000.
The MMP People’s Choice Award
The Creative Journeys Award For the ‘most creative entry with a contemporary twist on a traditional technique’.              
Further Awards are currently being negotiated and will be added….
Details will be confirmed on our website once they are finalised.

​ENTRY TO THE 2018 CELEBRATORY SHOWCASE IS FREE. However, artists selected for the final showcase will be charged an exhibition fee. Please see Terms & Conditions & Entry Form below
Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.



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Below: – The 2017 Bernina Award Winning work ‘Imagine’ by Christine Wingels 

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