.

It’s been a long two-year wait for local award-winning artist Clare Cotton to be able to secure space at the Warwick Art Gallery for a solo exhibition, but she says it was well worth it.
Ms Cotton, winner of the Warwick Art Prize for textiles in both 2007 and 2009, is stoked that her exhibition ‘Sky above…Earth below’ is on display at the gallery during the annual Jumpers and Jazz in July Festival.
“To see them hanging on the wall with space around them is fantastic. Normally they’re just on the floor, I don’t have room to display them at home,” she said.
It has only been in her retirement that Ms Cotton has discovered her passion and talent for textile art.
“I would like to think that people that look at the tree jumpers would come to the art gallery and have a look at something different,” she said.
‘Sky above…Earth below’ will be exhibited at the Warwick Art Gallery until August 7.

Story: Rebecca Brown

Comments are closed.

More News

Those who had written off Test cricket as outdated and out of favour have been left to rethink that take ...

Torena Ardrey is just out of high school and is working in three jobs – but still found time to enter ...

Swanfels and surrounding residents are being urged to complete a Southern Downs Regional Council survey by the end of March ...

Warwick Horse Trials have a new committee for 2017, and are looking forward to a huge year of competition at their ...

Public consultation on controversial land re-zonings in the region proposed by the Southern Downs Regional Council closes next Friday 31 March. ...

The Southern Downs and Granite Belt regions will welcome The Governor-General, His Excellency the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (...

Latest Sport

It is that unusual time of the year when sports fans are caught between the end of the cricket summer ...

Rugby League tragics have been given a small taste of the delights headed their way in the 2017 NRL season. The ...

Sadly I was reminded this week that you should never put off until tomorrow what you should and could do ...

Entertainment

Just the facts Yangan State School will hold a fund-raising Trivia Night this Saturday 18 March. Supper is included, tables of ...

It’s on again – the annual Sandy Creek Pig Races this Saturday 18 March, when the Sandy Creek Pub will host ...

Artist Burri Jerome made a flying visit to Warwick for a cuppa and a chat as he took a break ...