Theory of Colors in which he ascribed physiological effects to colour which in turn impacts on our psychological state.
Each colour has associations and meaning for the various cultures across the globe. Colour psychology explores the effects of colour on our cognitive functioning and emotions. Various cultures and religious practices attribute healing properties to the various colours, such as Hinduism who make reference to them when discussing the Chakras. So come out to the Toronto Weaving School and get in boost in your well being by weaving on our community tapestry and meet a bunch of really great people and weavers!
If you are travelling in the States (as we Canadians like to say) here are a few tapestry exhibitions you'll want to check out. The second one will also include other kinds of fibre creations. Inspiring indeed!
Small Tapestry International 3: Outside the Line
Handforth Gallery, Taacoma Public Library
Opening reception: June 29, 2013 2:00 - 4:00 pm
June 13- August 3 2013
Troy-Hayner Cultural Center
September 27 - December 1, 2013
This exhibition is organized by the American Tapestry Alliance.
Small Expressions 2013 organized by the Handweavers Guild of America (HGA)
June 1 - September 7, 2013Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois
Opening Reception: June 1, 2013, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Gallery Talk by Juror Laura Foster Nicholson: 7:00 p.m
Small Expressions is an annual international juried exhibition that features high quality, contemporary fiber art. The artworks showcase various techniques such as interlacing, felting, paper, beading, and embellishing done on a small scale. The exhibition is sponsored by the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. (HGA).
Laura Foster Nicholson, artist, designer, and owner of LFN Textiles, juried the exhibition. She selected work by 31 artists from 17 states and 3 countries.
Peggy Wiedemann, Basketmobile.
Photo: Jan Seeger
Pat Burns Wendland, who we'll be visiting next week, created banners that will be a part of this exhibition at the Dufferin County Museum. More information about the exhibition at this link http://kenhallart.com/LegacyProject/