A Magnificent Obsession

The Welcome Swallow Gallery embraces diverse artistic endeavour.   The Gate, that recently won the Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art, Peoples' Choice Award, now resides, for the month of July, in the Resident Artists' Gallery.

The Latin word 'Texere' translates into the 'art of weaving'. It is a powerful metaphor that embodies the act of stitching together a myriad of fibres, stories, lives and crafts that are transformative to modern living. Farming, like art, becomes the central thread of life. If you can, come and see this fascinating installation in all its detailed splendor. . Farmyard art is real. And it's here.

Waikato Creative Stitchers

The Gate

Mixed Media



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