I, of The Needle

Betty Musgrove
Thursday, 20 September, 2018 to Sunday, 11 November, 2018

Betty Musgrove
Your Great Grandmother made linen for the big furnishing shops in town 2018
digital printed banner (digital collage from original embroidery by the artist and baby blanket by the artist's mother, Sue.

Explore Betty Musgrove’s multi-media practice which encompasses contemporary digital modes of textile production and traditional techniques—embroidery, tapestry, cross-stitch and applique. Her work pays homage to the long, rich tradition of women imparting their wisdom and skills in these historically underappreciated art forms. Ancestry, genetics and social constructs of the family are the inspirational catalyst for her latest body of work.