Hooray, my book New Potatoes is ready. It contains new work (2007 - 2012) and a lot of background information. The price varies between 24 or 25 euros depending on where you live (packing and postage are included in this price). (24 euro equals about 20 BPS and 25 euro equals about 31 USD).
Send an email to email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org als je graag vooraf een aantal pagina's wilt zien of het wilt bestellen.
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.
The Hague (NL) Summer expo (anonymous selection) Gemeentemuseum
(major group show) from July 9th till August 21th 2011 Last summer I participated in this show amidst 250 works of art (all techniques) selected out of 5000 applications.
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)
Textiel triennial Without Borders. Traveling group exhibition in 2012 en 2013 in Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary. A lovely catalogue has been made and is online. For details see: http://triennialtextile.com/en/news.
Yellow fellow collection in Leidschendam (NL) from September 1th 2012, group show,
Solo exhibition at the Knitting and Stitching shows 2013 (UK) in London (10 - 13 October), Dublin (RDS 31Oct - 3 November) and Harrogate (HIC, 21 to 24 November), very easy to find as it is close to the railwaystation .
Promotion of my book New Potatoes at a special show price. All new works in this book will be on show and more.
For the first time a few of my works will be for sale. So in case you are interested . . nothing better than seeing the original pieces. See for details about this major event:
Workshops, lectures and books
Workshop Haystack Mountain school of Crafts (Deer Isle, Maine, USA) June 23 till July 5th 2013,
it is sold out but if you like to know more for go to: www.haystack-mtn.org/summer_workshops_session2.php
Book Push Stitchery: 30 Artists Explore the Boundaries of Stitched Art
Book (176 pages) curated by Jamie Chalmers and edited by Lark Books (UK) on September 6th 2011
I am happy to inform you that it contains 7 pages on my embroidery.
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