2018 Desert Threads Art Prize Theme ‘Desert Dreaming’

Desert Threads Art Prize Details Be Inspired by the Beauty of the Australian Desert! Open to all fibre, thread & textile Artists. The Art prize accepts entries representing any use of fibre, threads & textiles and encourages the artist to explore traditional and non-traditional practices.We are looking for contemporary and/or traditional art interpretations of the […]

Desert Threads Art Prize 2018

Caroline will host the Desert Threads Art Prize again and entry is open to everyone. This exciting exhibition of Quilts will be launched at the Sewing Up a Storm in the Desert Uluru Retreat at Ayers Rock Resort in August. Winners will be announced at the Welcome Ceremony of the Retreat and notified asap if […]

Ali George 2018

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Ro Bruhn 2018

Ro Bruhn I’m a full-time artist and tutor. I teach jewellery making, acrylic painting and wearable art projects as well as a variety of textile classes all over Australia and overseas. My Art Practise includes body adornment jewellery, surface design in fabric journal making, creative art quilts and unique fashion accessories. My world revolves around […]

Michelle Mischkulnig 2018

Michelle Mischkulnig I have been a textile artist forever and that’s a fabulous forever. What I will bring to Uluru as a tutor is a possibility. I will introduce the participants to a glorious hand dyed silk mesh fabric, delicate and light to touch with a sensuous drape and luster this is the base cloth […]

Caroline Uluru 2018

Caroline Sharkey The experience of the Uluru National Park and surrounds are awe inspiring, I have been to Ayers Rock Resort as Artist/Craftsperson in Residence as part of a unique group to promote and sell my work. On those trips, I decided that one day I would bring other artists and groups here to see […]

Sophie Standing

Sophie Standing after a very successful teaching tour in 2017 to Australia Sophie is very excited to be joining us at Uluru for the 2018 Retreat. Sophie Standing is a British born artist who has lived in Africa for 15 years. She produces her art by combining printed appliqued fabrics while defining her work with […]

Julieanne Turner Nungurrayi

Artwork TITLE Womens Dreaming / My Country Depicted on the 2018 “Sewing Up a Storm in the Desert” BERNINA 215 Sewing Machine Desert Art Skin. Julieanne Turner Nungurrayi was born at Mt Allen (Yuelumu) to the North West of Alice Springs in April, 1974. Julieanne divides her time between her home at Yuelumu, Alice Springs […]

Gloria Loughman 2018

Gloria Loughman Gloria lives at Drysdale, on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. She is a trained secondary teacher having worked mainly in the areas of literacy and special education. Over the years, she has dabbled in many areas of patchwork. After completing some studies in art, she began to make her large vivid […]