Coast to Coast’- a journey in contemporary basketry


NEXT WEEK the Art Bar presents ‘Coast to Coast’- a journey in contemporary basketry.

Featuring work by South Coast fibre artist and basket maker, Lissa de Sailles, this exhibition is a culmination of study in traditional and contemporary basketry techniques over the past three years in Australia, Ireland, England, Canada and the USA.

Opens Thursday 7 December at 530pm.
All welcome for drinks and to meet the artist. FREE EVENT

Followed by a paella buffet dinner served from the bar just $25 per person (naturally gluten free, vegetarian, seafood and meat paella served). No need to book.

Lissa de Sailles learned traditional crafts from her family as a small child which led her to creative work in dance and costume design. Over the past six years Lissa has been recognised as a leader in the field of contemporary basketry in Australia with invitations to exhibit and teach both locally and internationally. Lissa’s studio and basketry school are in Nowra NSW where workshops and classes are held regularly.

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