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The New Quilt

The New Quilt 2024

QuiltNSW proudly presents The New Quilt 2024 at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, NSW from 4 May to 23 June 2024. The New Quilt is a juried survey exhibition showcasing the art of quilting. The exhibition features 36 quilts by contemporary textile artists from across Australia highlighting the rich diversity of stitched and layered materials. This includes two invitational works by juror-judges Ruth de Vos and Fiona Gavens.

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural awards:

  • The New Quilt Prize $1500: Sue Dennis Tempest
  • The New Quilt Prize Runner Up $500: Anna Brown Canopy 27

The New Quilt 2024 Catalogue

The 44 page catalogue for The New Quilt features full colour images of the 36 artworks along with 3 juror statements.

The New Quilt 2024 Online Gallery

Plan an art excursion!

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery is open 6 days a week as follows: 

  • Monday, Wednesday-Friday 10am-4pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 10am-3pm 
  • Closed on Tuesday and public holidays (eg King’s Birthday)

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery is situated at 300 George St, Windsor and is accessible by car and public transport.  See the gallery’s How to Find Us page for more information.

For information about exhibition tours and group bookings, please contact the gallery directly at: gallery@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Public Program

The public program at the gallery includes the following events:

  • Wednesday 8 May 11am – 12 noon: book your place to join curator Diana Robson for insights into The New Quilt 2024
  • Thursdays 1-3pm: meet the makers. This is a drop-in event, no pre-booking is required:
    • Thursday 9 May: Suzanne Laird
    • Thursday 16 May: Alan Tremain
    • Thursday 23 May: Anita Brown
    • Thursday 30 May: Alison Winchester and Lisa Walton
    • Thursday 6 June: Judy Hooworth and Val Nadin
    • Thursday 13 June: Jenny Bowker and Sheila Beer
    • Thursday 20 June: Kay Murray and Brenda Gael Smith
  • Sunday 19 May 2024 from 1-3pm: Book your place for Artists in Conversation including:
    • Anita Brown
    • Vivienne Crisell
    • Judy Hooworth
    • Suzanne Laird
    • Alan Tremain
    • Lisa Walton
    • Grace Widders
    • Alison Winchester
  • Saturday 1 June: Artful Stitching with Sustainable Materials, a workshop with Jessica Wheelahan with a focus on hand stitching techniques and processes for the sustainable use of materials. Book your workshop place!

Please direct any queries to: thenewquilt@quiltnsw.com