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Cheryl Bridgart Originals

The highlights of the past few years have included:- 2021 David Roche Foundation Cheryl's embroidery art selected for 'Embroidery:Obsession to Obsession' (14th Jun.-25th Sept.). Cheryl a finalist in the 2021 RSASA/Kennedy Portrait Prize’ (a finalist in all 6 Portrait Prizes) (RSASA Gallery 25th Jun.-17th Sep.) Cheryl’s 2020 solo SALA Exhibition ‘Audacious’ at Goolwa's South Coast Regional Gallery sadly due to COVID closed after 2 days. In 2020 Cheryl featured in Colour in Your Life TV series which is televised in over 50 countries. Cheryl was invited in 2020 and became a member of prestigious UK-based Society of Embroidered Works (S.E.W.). Cheryl had 2 works as Finalist in ‘The Characters of the Fleurieu’ one of which was highly commended. Cheryl was a finalist & a winner in Gallery M’s SALA ‘Open Contemporary Art Prize 2019’ (Gallery M 9th Aug.- 1st Sep.) Cheryl was chosen as one of South Australias leading textile artists to exhibit at Fabrik Gallery’s SALA exhibition ‘Borderline’, exploring the edges of textile practice in SA the experimental, conceptual, and playful alongside masterful, carefully honed, traditional techniques. (Fabrik Gallery Lobethal 9th Aug.- 1st Sep.2019). Cheryl gave an artist talk and exhibited at ‘Festival of Contemporary Machine Stitch’ & ‘Thread Stitch & Cloth’ exhibitions in Sydney at Queen St Gallery Cheryl was commissioned to produce an Artwork to be shown at Bernina’s 125th year celebration in Sydney. Cheryl Travelled to Vietnam as part of a cultural Art Exchange and a piece of her work was collected by the Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts. Cheryl gave a talk to the Burnside Quilters and over 200 people came to listen .Cheryl represented South Australia as one of 6 artists from around Australia to collaborate to produce ‘The Skrydstrup Woman’ a wearable art garment which was the showpiece of The Mandurah Wearable Art Event. Cheryl embroidered a portrait of His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC in front of a live audience in 2019 whilst being filmed for television. 2018 March Issue of Textile Fibre Forum Magazine Cheryl's art was featured on the cover.

Artforms:

Design, Drawing, Textiles, Visual Art
Cheryl Bridgart