Rag Rug Exhibition at Gallery51 in Philadelphia, PA

Gallery51 runs a rug rag exhibition “Jane Doyle – Back to Front” from 5 June through 15 July 2015 at their gallery 51 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia. “Jane began weaving rag rugs more than 27 years ago. Because she wanted a heavier more durable product than the conventional rag rug, … read more

Indigo-dyed Textiles of Mali

Gallery51 in Philadelphia, run by the well-known antique rug dealer Craig Wallen, holds a special exhibition of indigo-dyed textiles from Mali entitled ‘The Power of Blue’ 1 August through 31 August 2014. Textiles from Nigeria and Burkino Faso will also be on display… read more

Mia Muratori: Translations: Encaustic Paintings to Wool Rugs

American artist, Mia Muratori is working with weavers in Pakistan and Nepal to translate her repertoire of encaustic paintings into unique, hand-woven, art rugs. Her show ‘Translations: Encaustic Paintings to Wool Rugs’ runs from June 7 – 23, 2013 at Gallery51 in Philadelphia… read more

African Tribal Textiles

Gallery51, Philadelphia, has arranged an exhibition “Woven Abstraction – The Beauty of African Tribal Textiles” which will run through 31 March 2011. “For millennia, textiles in Africa were status symbols” says the gallery owner and organizer Craig Wallen to Jozan Magazine. He continues “As such, they have often been used to … read more