Hooray, my book New Potatoes is ready. It contains new work (2007 - 2012) and a lot of background information. The price is 27 euros for customers in Europe (packing and postage are included in this price). The price outside Europe is 33 euro equals about 40 US dollars), postage included.
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 18,00 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 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,
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