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Eastern Southland Gallery,

PO Box 305, Gore 9740,

14 Hokonui Drive, Gore 9710, 

Southland, New Zealand

Phone 0064 (0)3 208 9907

Email artgallery@goredc.govt.nz

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Val Griffith-Jones, After Shock Series, Baking for Christchurch, felted wool. 

EASTERN SOUTHLAND 

EMBROIDERERS’ GUILD

featuring works by Val Griffith-Jones

25 June – 24 July 2016

This bi-annual presentation of southern embroidery features both traditional and contemporary genres, developed over the past two years by members of the Eastern Southland Embroiderers’ Guild.  The exhibition showcases a wide variety of techniques and media from cross stitch and hardanger, through to stump work and crewel (wool).  This year’s exhibition will also feature a selection of pieces by special guest artist Val Griffith-Jones.  Griffith-Jones is a textile artist whose work is rich with colour, humour, clever observation and compelling narrative.  She has been telling stories and responding to life events by making two and three dimensional art since the 1980’s when her major exhibition Stuffed Stuff, broke visitor records.