50 years of championing textiles in regional centre

The 2023 Tamworth Textile Triennial marks a significant milestone for the National Fibre Art Collection.

This year the Tamworth Textile Triennial coincides with the 50th anniversary of the National Textile Collection. It will bring together 25 works by 27 artists from across Australia.

The regional centre in the New England region of New South Wales has established itself as a leader in fibre textile arts. The Tamworth Textile Triennial attracts artists from all states in Australia and has fostered creative fibre-based practices.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram: @lleizy_