Bettina Matzkuhn
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"I've finished my second set of sails....and a series of embroideries that represent diagrams of how sails work."
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SAILposter copy

This is the first of a series of embroidered sails. They are 12 feet (4m) tall. I'm hard at work on the second set but it's slow going. The series is about mariners' deep knowledge and connection to place.....photo E. A. Clarke
Nov 4, 2011

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I work in textiles (embroidery/fabric collage/surface design), teach as a sessional instructor and write on the arts.
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http://www.bettinamatzkuhn.ca and www.fussel.ca

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At 11:23am on October 23, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through November 15, 2014.
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At 10:14am on December 27, 2010, Rickson said…
I'd like to invite you to join our Canadian group on Crafthaus. Stay adrift with local news and artists and join the community for discussions. Also your wokr in incredible, I've never seen anything like it! http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/canadacancraft
At 11:14am on November 28, 2010, Gabrielle Kunze said…
Thanks for your comment! If you visit Berlin again tell me. We can meet for coffee. :-)
At 8:06pm on October 20, 2010, Kathleen Faulkner said…
Thank you, Bettina. I'll do that!
Cheers,
Kathleen
At 11:49pm on October 16, 2010, Kathleen Faulkner said…
Hi Bettina,
Thanks for the information about your show. How long will it be up? I have friends in BC that are getting impatient for me to visit. It would be great to get to see your work in person.
Cheers,
Kathleen
At 11:21am on October 9, 2010, Mary Snowden/Ceremonial Weaving said…
Oh yes, about the frames....One day I was driving down a country road and saw a farm house with a free sign on a bunch of frames. The minute I saw the frames I knew i wanted to experiment with them...and I have been ever since..
At 11:15am on October 9, 2010, Mary Snowden/Ceremonial Weaving said…
Hi, Bettina!
I absolutely love going to UBC and find it one of the most inspirational places o be, second to the Field Museum in Chicago The field has the largest exhibit of Coast Salish woven cedar art in the USA. Yes, I apprenticed with "Gram"Lillian Pullen , On Washington's West Coast n the Quileute reservation, surrounded by the Olympic Rain Forest. Currently, I have need living in Coast Salish culture surrounded by the Salish sea for the past 14 years..
At 6:21pm on October 4, 2010, Glen Guarino said…
We jury some of the online exhibitions at Crafthaus and are inviting you to submit to our calls-
Earthly Pleasures http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/open-call-earthly-pleasures
Me, Myself and I http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/open-callme-myself-and-i
Sitting Pretty Part 2 is how the show will look http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/sittingprettytheartsittingpretty
A show at Crafthaus has more of an audience then a gallery and offers a permanent stage to the world. We do love gallery shows, but at Crafthaus submission is easy, doesn't cost anything for members. In addition to our calls there are others you may be interested in.
We try to make the submission process as painless as possible! If you have any questions please let us know. Glen & Marie
At 9:45pm on August 29, 2010, Kathleen Faulkner said…
Thank you for the comment. The shadowbox outside dimensions vary between 9x11" and 10x10.5." The largest brooches are around : 6+"
Beautiful work, Bettina! Love those BC artists!
At 1:17pm on August 29, 2010, Frances Solar said…
Hi Bettina,
Thanks so much for the comment. I'm very glad you've joined Crafthaus, the more BC artists the better, lets keep spreading the word! Your art quilts are wonderful.
 
 
 

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What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin,
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