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Hooray, my book New Potatoes is ready. It contains new work (2007 - 2012) and a lot of background information. The price is 27 euros (packing and postage are included in this price). (27 euro equals about 21 BPS or 32 USD). Order now and do not wait as prices of postage will be raised again especially outside Europe.

Send an email to  info@tillekeschwarz.com  if you would like to see a preview of the book or be informed about the price including P & P to your country.

If you like to know more about the making of this book, see: www.surfacedesign.org/newsblog/sda-members-in-print-how-i-self-published-my-new-book-new-potatoes 

Are you a retailer and interested in selling? Do contact me for a special price if you order at least four books.

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Cover of New Potatoes (back and front)

My first Book Mark Making has completely sold out. 

You may be able to find a second hand copy on the internet.

Mijn boek New Potatoes is uit. Het bevat nieuw werk (2007 - 2012) en veel achtergrond informatie. Het kost 17,50 dit is inclusief verzendkosten binnen Nederland. Stuur me een email  info@tillekeschwarz.com als je graag vooraf een aantal pagina's wilt zien of het wilt bestellen. Vanaf januari 2015 wordt de prijs 18,00 euro incl. verzendkosten.

For the love of threads

Just wrote an article for textileartists.org on my favorite threads and embroidery technique (couching). Have a look:  www.textileartist.org/tilleke-schwarz-for-the-love-of-threads

Recently I am on facebook.

Exhibitions

The Hague (NL) Summer expo 2011(anonymous selection) Gemeentemuseum

(major group show of 250 pieces ) from July 9th till August 21th 2011. 

On August 13th 2011 my work Purr Chase received the third prize.

Dutch television has paid a lot of attention to this event in their art program Avro's Kunstuur. My work Purr Chase got a lot of attention. Interested? Have a look at

http://cultuurgids.avro.nl/front/detailkunstuur.html?item=8252473 This gives on overview and background information on the show. Have a special look at 8-9 minutes (jury comments on my work) and  from 14 to 18 minutes (interview). (Sorry it is all in the Dutch language)

Techniekmuseum HEIM in Hengelo (NL)  from January 10 till february 1 2015                       solo

On January 18th a lecture is planned  at 2.30 PM. (included in the price of your museum ticket)

Craft in the Bay  Cardiff (UK)   slolo show of my work  Gallery Craft in the Bay from March 14 till May 15th 2015   and traveling to Stafford in the summer and Abergavenny in the autumn www.makersguildinwales.org.uk                                                                                              solo     

                             

Textile exhibition gallery Mobilia Cambridge (MA, USA), Oct 10 till Nov 15 2014                   group

My work will stay with Mobilia during 2015, so feel free to have a look i!

Textielkunst in het Kunsthuis Meppel (NL) May 16th till July 12th 2015, a group show in which 8 to 10 artiasts participate                                                                                                                         group

 

Workshops, lectures and books

Craft in the Bay  Cardiff (UK)   lecture and workshops March 2015 (several plans between March 10 - 15)     www.makersguildinwales.org.uk           

Workshops (2) and lecture for Shakerag in Sewanee, Tennesee (USA), June 2015,

have a look at the general website www.shakerag.org or go directly to www.shakerag.org/workshops/2015/schwarz1/ and www.shakerag.org/workshops/2015/schwarz2/

Book Textiles: The Art of Mankind (UK) Mary Schoesser for Thames and Hudson in november 2012

a major new work (568 pages) that highlights the beauty, subtlety and complexity of textiles created around the world.

Book Text in Textile by Sara Impey for  Batsford (UK), summer 2013

Interview for mr. Motley

Hanne Hagenaars, editor of Mr. Motley has written a great interview. Have a look at http://mistermotley.nl/MotleyXL/2011/09/08/Tilleke_Schwarz._Borduren_en_winnen//#more  

Maybe a good reason to learn Dutch?

World of threads , a long online interview, July 29th 2013

Please have a look  and enjoy! See: www.worldofthreadsfestival.com/artist_interviews/089_tilleke_schwarz_13.html