Greater Toronto Area Chapter

The GTA Chapter covers both members in the Greater Toronto Area as well as Ontario members who do not live in the catchment areas of the other two Ontario chapters.

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The GTA chapter is currently offering online workshops that are listed under the Learn menu item. 

Chapter Contact: cbbag.gta@gmail.com

Photo credit: Chris MinerTextus-Texts-Textiles

LISE MELHORN-BOE

May 6 to September 9, 2022

Textus-Texts-Textiles explores the relationship between textiles and texts, via textile bookworks by Lise Melhorn-Boe, supplemented by books as cultural texts and technological artifacts from the collections of W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections Library. Curators: Brendan Edwards and Ella Heiss.

Lise Melhorn-Boe has been excited about textiles for most of her life and has been making artist's books for over forty years. In her Sewing Poems series of books (fabric books using poems about sewing and needlework as text) she explores a variety of needle arts, including dressmaking, embroidery, knitting, petit point and quilt-making.

The exhibition is accompanied by an online exhibition and a catalogue, available on blurb.ca, at the gallery, or from the artist. (See pdf attached below.)

More information about the books on the artist's website.

W.D Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections, Queen's University Library,
93 University Avenue, 2nd Floor, Douglas Library,
Kingston ON K7L 5C4

Open: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30
(613) 533-2839
jordan.library@queensu.ca

All Covid-19 protocols set out by Queen's University will be observed.

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