A couple of years ago now, I interviewed the Wairarapa Spinners and Weavers Guild as they met at The Wool Shed, New Zealand’s National Museum of Sheep and Shearing (but of course!) What a lovely, generous bunch of folk they were, sharing stories of their love and passion for the art and craft of spinning, … More Turn it up, let it spin!
In July 2014, Nicki Stewart, local encaustic artist, was preparing for her acclaimed show, Remember to Remember. I caught up with her in her studio to talk about the inspiration for the show and its challenges – it involved coordinating the work of dozens of local knitters! We also talk about Nicki’s love of working … More Featherston Stories #7 Nicki Stewart
I’ve been out and about a bit with my mobile recorder snaffling lots of lovely audio and then wrangling it into these two pieces. The first is an interview with the gorgeous ladies of the Wairarapa Spinners and Weavers, who meet regularly at the Wool Shed in Masterton, the National Museum of Sheep and Shearing. … More Spinners, Weavers and Rugby Players!
Back in July this year, ReCooper8 bounded off to meet Greytown based artist Nicki Stewart to talk about her exhibition, Remember to Remember. The Anzac Hall in Featherston is now hosting Nicki’s exhibition till 7th December, so get on down there! If you would like to hear from Nicki about how this fascinating and moving exhibition was … More Remember to Remember… now showing at the Anzac Hall
On ReCooper8 this month, Lucy knits one, purls one with local encaustic artist, Nicki Stewart, whose exhibition, Remember to Remember, opens at the Aratoi on 8th August. As Nicki describes in her publicity for the exhibition, Remember to Remember is “a co-memoration. A community knitting project knitting comforts for soldiers. Each stitch carrying a message, holding … More Coming up on ReCooper8 this Sunday at 8pm….