Cultivate | Investigate: in conversation with Bill Morton & Trudie Allen
When: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Where: cSPACE King Edward
4th Floor, 1721 29 Avenue SW
Artist talk: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Gallery tour with artists: 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Bill Morton and Trudie Allen are part of the current exhibition on display, Cultivate | Instigate.
About Bill Morton
Bill Morton is a Calgary-based artist and teacher. His work is collected and shown in the United States, Japan, China and Canada. A graduate of the Alberta College of Art (1967), he studied in Japan from 1969 to 1983 including ten years apprenticing with a Master Dyer.
Bill has been a member of AUArts' faculty since 1983 and was awarded the Alberta University of the Arts Alumni Award in 2019.
About Trudie Allen
Trudie Allen taught at the Native Arts and Culture Program at Portage College for over twenty years. She began teaching at Portage College in Lac La Biche in 1997 and retired in 2018. She identifies as Blackfoot and a member of the Blood tribe. Trudie is truly a lifelong maker, she began bead working and sewing at three years of age.
Event is free for members of the Alberta Craft Council and pay-what-you-can for the public. Cash bar.
Image: from Thing to Wear. Kimono inspired garments by Bill Morton and his students. Curated by Jolie Bird