Category Archives: Planning

And the speaker to open our exhibition is…..

I am so pleased that Textile Artist Jan Mullen of Stargazey Quilts fame has accepted our request to open our exhibition on 17th October. I have known Jan for a very long time. I asked her to proofread my very first … Continue reading

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Photography Day

Last Friday was the photography day for our exhibition work. The date was set at 6 weeks before the exhibition opening to allow for plenty of time to prepare and print the catalogue and invites. There were a few very … Continue reading

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How to have a successful exhibition

A couple of weeks or so ago the MELD group held a serious planning meeting.  It’s not that our previous planning meetings haven’t been serious.  It’s just that this one seemed more so because of the rapidly approaching exhibition opening … Continue reading

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Perhaps this title is an over-statement.  You need to have made solid progress to be in consolidation phase!  Yet, that’s how I feel.  Today I had what I called my “first fitting” for the wooden frames for my three dimensional … Continue reading

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Time is marching on towards the exhibition. We have a photography shoot booked for the end of this month and then we will start to prepare the catalogue. I am excited to have some (stress – some) works completed, wrapped … Continue reading

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Gallery Layout Decisions

  I used CorelDraw to draw the walls and anticipated works to scale. These scale drawings were then used to work out different layouts for each wall of the gallery so that we could all get an idea of how … Continue reading

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Deadlines and Sneak Peaks

The end of June was the first MELD deadline (no pressure) just a more formal show and tell of our works completed and in progress for the exhibition. It was a chance to see the whole body of work and … Continue reading

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