I may have mentioned that I have a fascination with things that go around. This is certainly evident in the new work I made for the September group show at Cobalt Gallery. My work consists of a series of embroideries in the round for Tactile – Textiles & Textures.
Benjamin Wieler 2015, multicolour beads & mirror embroidery on linen, framed 20″ x 20″
Benjamin Wieler, 2015, embroideries on cotton velvet, including beads, tassels and vintage jewellery pieces. The largest has a bleach treatment on the velvet.
Benjamin Wieler, 2015, embroideries on cotton velvet, linen & vintage lace & brocade. Including beads & vintage jewellery pieces.
Benjamin Wieler, 2015, embroideries with beads, mirrors and vintage jewellery pieces. The largest with mirror embroidery on linen. The turquoise blue is shibori dyed cotton. The cotton blend olive is hand bleached shibori style featuring sashiko stitching & a raw vintage copper floral centre.
Benjamin Wieler, 2015, 3 black and white embroideries. White sashiko stitching on black linen with white enameled vintage floral centre. Black cotton & mirror embroidery on white poplin. White spiral beaded embroidery on linen.
Benjamin Wieler, hello, 2012, multicolour cotton hand stitched embroidery on Stonehenge paper, framed 20″ x 20″
The show runs from September 12 to October 31, 2015
Opening reception on Saturday September 19, from 12 to 3pm. Maybe I’ll see you there. Cobalt Gallery, 870a Kingston Road, Toronto
Inquiries can be made to bookBW@hotmail.com