Connect with fellow textile enthusiasts, be inspired and let the inspiration flow!!
Grampians Texture is an annual workshop series for fibre artists and provides an opportunity to participate in workshops with visiting Australian and international artists. Workshops are suitable for beginners to experienced artists. We are delighted to announce the program for Grampians Textures 24 from 16 – 21 March 2024, will have 16 leading Australian and international textile tutors, teaching 2, 4 and 6 day workshops in venues across Halls Gap and Pomonal.
Set in Halls Gap, on the edge of the spectacular Grampians National Park, in western Victoria, workshops are available for – 2 day (16 Sat/Sun 17 March), 4 day (Mon 18–Thur 21 March) and 6 day master classes (Sat 16–Thur 21 March). Sessions run from 9am – 4pm with morning tea and lunch provided at your workshop. Catering is supplied by the local bakery and will comprise of a salad roll, muffin or slice and piece of fruit daily. Please advise of your diet requirements upon booking. If you require specific dietary needs that cannot be catered for by the bakery please bring your own to the workshop.
GrampianArts Market Place
Call into Hall Gap Community Hub to buy at GrampianArts Market Place 8am—5pm. Expect to find delicious products for textile and other artists to create with: fibre, yarns, books, fabrics, hand-made papers, vintage kimonos. Exotic, beautiful, unusual, and delightful. Not all traders/sellers will be there for the whole time, but all will be there for the weekend and Monday morning.
Grampians Texture Twilight Makers Market
Saturday 16 March from 5pm – 7pm will be at the Halls Gap Community Centre at the GrampianArts Market Place. There will be a wide range of quality hand craft made by the tutors and students participating in Grampians Texture. Expect to find clothing, jewellery, paper, books and more all handmade and hand created, recycled and upcycled!!! Buy direct from the artist.
This refund policy will be reviewed from time to time to take. All enrolled students will be informed if changes are necessary.
To assist in the management of this workshop a cancellation process is essential. Please email: email@example.com
Cancellations to 2 January 2024 – refund 80% of fees paid;
Cancellations from 3 January 2024 – refund 50% of fees paid.
GrampianArts reserves the right to cancel a workshop if the minimum class enrolment is not reached by 1/2/2024. If a workshop is cancelled, participants will be offered places in other workshop or a full refund if preferred.
Booking: the simplest way to book is via our website.
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It is highly recommended that you book early as numbers in workshops are strictly limited. We ask you if possible to please pay for your workshop in full when you are making your booking. A workshop place is not guaranteed until full payment is received.
2 day workshop (Sat 16 & Sun 17 March 2024)
• Early bird booking (booking and payment by 1 /12/23) $340
• Full fee $460
4 day workshop
(Monday 18 – Thursday 21 March 2024)
• Early bird booking (booking and payment by 1 /12/23) $570
• Full fee $690
6 day workshop
(Saturday 16 – Thursday 21 March 2024)
• Early bird booking (booking and payment by 1 /12/23) $810
• Full fee $940
Both 2 & 4 day workshops
Early bird (2 day & 4 day booked & paid by 1/12/23) $810
Saturday evening Makers Market (seller) $35
NOTE: All workshops have requirement lists and many have a small materials fee payable to your tutor in class. A position in a workshop is reserved once payment of fees has been received. Your class requirements list is available on our website on each tutors page.
Book your own accommodation in Halls Gap. There are many styles and levels to choose from. Our website has a list of accommodation options in Halls Gap. Places listed may offer a discount to Grampians Texture participants.
Join other students and tutors for evening activities including meals, exhibitions, bush walks and more.
Grampians Texture is a project of GrampianArts, a not for profit organisation that strives to provide opportunities for artists to extend their skills and showcase their work, supported by Northern Grampians Shire.
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Discover new skills and be inspired!
Our Artists for 2024
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Sarah Amos – print/stitch
Tara Axford – mixed
Jack Buckley – hand embroidery
Jan Clark – mixed media/machine embroidery
Fiona Duthie – felt
Penny Jewell – eco dye
Nicole Kemp – hand embroidery
Cassie Leatham – basket making
Vicki Mason – Jewellery
Avril Makula – books
Catherine O’Leary – felt
Sharon Peoples – design
Hilary Peterson – lino/print/stitch
Leiko Uchiyama – felt
Cindy Watkins – machine embroidery
Ilka White – woven form
"Don’t miss this great opportunity to work with wonderful and inspiring tutors."