Ixchel Suárez Textile Artist
Claire Guerette with herGroup Felting workshopViews from the Gallery at Moonrain CentreAppreciating Thoma's efforts to put together this wonderful event. Great success!details before intallationThis is the gathering tent where we had our meals and shared valuable time with other artists who where camping on site.Dr. Hope Maclean Fire and Fibre: Shamanic ceremony and offerings of the Huichol workshopmoon and sun in the imagery of the HuicholsCeremony and offering to the Fire, with the use of copal, a pre-columbian incense that takes you to other worldsBeadwork, yarn paintings or clothing, the workshop was a beautiful exposure of design, creativity and amazing insight to this culture from mexico.Entrance for the intallation pathEdith Meusnier piece before transformationsKrystyna Sadej with her sphere paired with Ali RabjohnsWater was part of the experience by Nadine from  franceDr.Hope Maclean preparing her Star Girl sculptureHere we are finally together MariePier and meMy extraordinary kids Esteban and Sofia, who helped me set and create the intallation!the Rescue of the World. Amazing strong piece!Here by the waterfall, getting inspired with Ewa Bartosz-Mazus from Polandm Thoma Ewen and Krystyna Sadejpreparing the installation in a very challenging site.Ewa's piece was so nice to see from the distance, yet the detail of her work was fabulous!Peter Harris's moon...glowing at night just great!Wordless....this structure integrated in the full moon extraordinary!At the vernissage my husband admiring one of Ewas works.At the opening the view of the Main Gallery at Moon Rain CentreWith Jolanta Sprawka Edith Meusnier and meHere with Thoma Ewen behind her wonderful tapestry at the exhibition Fibres Boreales, at L'Espace Pierre-DebainIntsallation by Irene Anton from DeutschlandCamping at Moon Rain Centre, where the intallations where taking place. Magical space.Thoma and Gabby Ewen at the press conference at Galerie Montcalm where the International 9ieme Triennale of Minitextiles from Angeres took place.Moon on top of Gael Morin wood installation. He paired with Denise Coker. Really great couple!Jolanta Sprawka integrating woven LIGHT to dead trees! Beautiful structure in the middle of the woods by the waterfall by Andie HaltrichKathryn Pannepacker working in her rescue of the work installation, paired with Jocelyne LadouceurMarie-Pier's work along with mine ready to be set at the installation based in the Narrative of the Mayan text of Ep Al ChenArtists at the Vernissage August 28 2010Untitled
When 13 Moon Emtwine.
International textile Arts event in the Outaouais
With or Without Water • The 9th International Triennale of Mini-Textiles
ADRAGNA, Liliana; ALEKSANDRA, Tatjana; ATTINGER, Geneviève; AUGUSTINOVICA, Antra; BALBI, Giuliana; BELLANGER, Natalie; BOYON, Marie-Jeanne; COLLINS, Heather; CSERTO, Rita; CYGAN, Wlodzimierz; DECOCK, Marianne; DELAFOSSE, Jean; DRIVIÈRE, Pascale; FERNANDES, Maria-Theresa; FROMENTY-VUAGNAT, Carole; FRYMARK-BLASZCZYK, Kizimiera; GIBSON, Pauline; GREEF (DE), Sylvia; GRILLET, Anne; GYRCIZNA, Evelyn; HARA, Reiko; HAYASHI, Toko; HICKOK, Cynthia; HIROMI, Murotani; HODGE, Maureen; HOSHINO, Yasuko; HOVANYI, Erika; JATKIEWICZ, Krystyna; JOENSUU, Anna-Majia; KECSETI, Gabriella; KOZLOWSKA, Honorata; KUDELOVA, KATARINA, Masson, Camille; LE CALLENNEC, Eline; LENVIK, Ellen; LOUBAUD, Marie-Annick; LUKAZA, Velga; MACDONALD, Birgitta; MARTIN, Sian; MATSUDA, Yuri; MATTSSON, Gunilla; MAZZONI, Ana; MEUNIER, Béatrice; MOLINARI, Mauro; NAKAMURA, Miki; NIELSEN, Lene-Helmer; NIMKULRAT, Nithikul; NIO, Keiji; OTIS, Marie-Renée; QUELO, Noémie; RICHARD, Nadine; RIDDER (DE), Hélène; ROBIN, Paule; SIEGEL, Mélanie; SMIT, Marian; SMITH, Mary Ruth; SMITS, Riny; SOROKA, Joanne; STEELE, Joanne; SZARAZ, Marika; TANGUY, Maïté; TASAKA, Sumiko; UEDA, Kyoko; WESTFALL, Carol; ZLATKES, Ana.
August 26th to October 10th, 2010
Vernissage : Thursday August 26th, 7 to 9pm
Galerie Montcalm
25, rue Laurier
Gatineau (Québec) J8X 3Y9
open: Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm
Thursday 9am to 10pm
Saturday: closed
Sunday 12noon to 5pm
contact : Madame Dominique Laurent
819 595-7488

Northern Fibres • August 27 to October 10th, 2010 a group exhibition by textile artist-members of Moon Rain Centre: Francoise Chartrand, Denise Coker, Thoma Ewen, Hope McLean, Krystyna Sadej, and Phyllis Wedding
Vernissage: Friday August 27 7 to 9pm
Espace Pierre-Debain
Centre culturel du Vieux-Aylmer
120 rue Principale,
Gatineau, Québec, J9H 3M3
Open : Monday to Friday 1pm to 8pm
Saturday and Sunday noon to 4pm
819 685 5033

The Living Tapestry • August 26 to September 28, 2010
woven works by Thoma Ewen, artistic director of Moon Rain Centre
Vernissage: Sunday August 29 2:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Open daily from 9 am to 10 pm
Trinity Art Gallery, Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum Boulevard, Orléans, Ontario, K1E 0A1
contact: Mike Taylor 613 580 2787
web: http://www.ottawa.ca/residents/arts/galleries_exhibit/trinity_en.html

Threads of Light • August 28 –October 10
a group exhibition of five internationally known tapestry artists: Eva Bartosz-Mazus, Thoma Ewen, Peter Harris, Krystyna Sadej, Ixchel Suarez
Salle du Conseil, L’Hotel de Ville de Val-des-Monts
Municipalité de Val-des-Monts
1, route du Carrefour
Val-des-Monts (Québec) J8N 4E9
open the following weekends :August 28, 29, September 4,5, and 25, 26, October 9, 10
11am to 5pm, or by appointment
contact: Julie Dagenais 819 457 9400 ex 2210
Site Web : www.val-des-monts.net

Artistic Fibre • September 5th to 26th, 2010
a group exhibition of fibre art by artists and artisans of the MRC Papaineau

Centre d’action culturelle de la MRC de Papineau
3 rue Principale, Saint-André-Avellin, (Qc) J0V 1W0
open : Tuesday to Friday from 9am to 12noon, and 1pm to 4pm
Sunday 1pm to 4pm
contact : Émilie Laverdière
centreculturel@videotron.ca 819 983 2027

From Cotton to Wool, a Story Once Told • August 2nd to September 27th, 2010
a group exhibition of quilted, embroidered, woven, sewn and croched works by local artists and artisans of the Gatineau Valley
CAPVG - La Coopérative des arts et du patrimoine val-gatinois
252 boulevard Déléage,
Déléage, Québec
open daily: 10am to 12noon, and 1pm to 5pm
contact : Christiane Langevin
819 306 0678

Thirteen Moons • le 28 août au 10 octobre
a group exhibition of textile works by participating artists in « When Thirteen Moons Entwine »