Curriculum Vitae

C.V

Date:   January 2012 Wendy Bailye  www.wendybailye.com The Arts Registered Teacher (Queensland Board of Teacher Registration) 1994  Began Felt making practice Taught felting from Pre School- Class 7 Samford Valley Steiner School. Taught felting at various state primary and high schools. 2000 Began part time felt making practice and business. Opened home studio. 2005 Began full time textile art and felt making practice and business. 2000-2011 Felting Workshop Presenter and Teacher in Australia (and New Zealand 2003) Studio Space- Heart and Soul Gifts and Gallery and Home Studio Felted Artwork purchased by private buyers in Australia. Work in private collections in Germany, Hong Kong, Sydney and Melbourne and lots of other more odd and obscure places!! 2007–2012 2008 Felt making Workshop presenter for ATASDA 2008 Featured Artist -Craft and Quilt Fair Gold Coast 2009Tutor Textile Art Festival Brisbane 2009 Featured Artist -Craft and Quilt Fair Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide. 2009 Employed as Assistant Editor “Felt Magazine” 2010  The Felt  Studio Gallery and Workshops  Craft and Quilt Fairs ,Nationally 2010  Tutor Textile Fibre Forum, Orange 2010 Beautiful Silks, Melbourne ,Tutor 2011 Textile Art Academy Tutor 2011 Tutor Koala Conventions Brisbane 2011 Tutor Victorian Feltmakers Tutor Southern Hemisphere Felting Convergence Bunbury WA 2012 Tutor Victorian Feltmakers 2012 Tutor  Koala Conventions  

Exhibitions

2001  Caloundra Regional Art Gallery ,Southern Hemisphere Felters’ Convergence St Paul’s Art Show Bald Hills St Paul’s Art Show Samford Perrot's Nursery Art Show Enoggera 2003  - Southern Hemisphere Felters’ Convergence Nelson New Zealand 2004    Solo Exhibition Merino Country ,Paddington QLD 2005    The Art of Sheep Exhibition. The Ekka 2005   Southern Hemisphere Felters’ Convergence Canberra -. 2006      “Fabulously Felt”  Pine Rivers Regional Gallery ,Strathpine QLD 2007      Solo Exhibition Jack Russell Galleries Mooloolaba 2008      Joint Exhibitions Reverse Garbage Brisbane 2009      Joint Exhibitions Reverse Garbage Brisbane 2009    “Fibble Fabble”Joint exhibition Blue Knob Gallery 2009     “That Felted Feeling”-Pine rivers Regional Gallery joint exhibition 2009     “Wild Things” with Sharyn Hall joint selling exhibition Mt Coot–tha Botanical gardens 2010      “Wild Things” with Sharyn Hall joint selling exhibition Mt Coot–tha Botanical gardens 2011         "Wild Things" with Sharyn Hall Joint selling Exhibition 2011           "Fibre Fest" Exhibition

Awards

2011 7 awards at the Brisbane Royal National Show including "Best Exhibit Felting"and" Commended" in the Pioneer Wool Awards 2010  9 Awards at the Ekka including “Most Successful Exhibitor” and second prize in the Pioneer Wool Awards of Excellence for a felted wallhanging 2009 7 Awards at the Ekka including “Best Exhibit Felting” and second prize in the Pioneer Wool Awards of Excellence for a felted blanket 2007 and 2008 6 awards at the EKKA including Most Successful Exhibitor and second prize in the Pioneer Wool Awards of Excellence for a felted blanket 2006   6 awards at the EKKA including Most Successful Exhibitor 2005  7 awards in the felt making section at the EKKA including second prize in the Pioneer Guild Wool Awards of Excellence for a felted jacket 2005 Mentored Tullia Jack in felt making -Morton Institute of Tafe Tullia won the RAN Fashion Awards Student Section- Australia’s premier Fashion Awards .Tullia Entered the Student Section  with the garments we worked on together. Event televised in November 2005

Other

In addition to weekly teaching , workshops and various commissions I have also been involved in the following : Organised and created the following  large collaborative works
  • 2005 “The Art of Sheep Exhibition ” Brisbane RNA Showgrounds  Donated to Motor Neurone Assoc.
  • 2006 “Art in The Woolshed” Auction fund- donated to QLD Institute of Medical Research
  • 2006  ”Fabulous Felt” Exhibition” donated to Karuna Hospice service.
  • 2006    Teacher Inservice Brisbane Montessori School
  • Organised and created a large collaborative work at the Brisbane Montessori School with parents     and Teachers
    • Workshop at Silkwood Steiner School Nerang  24 participants
    • 2009“The Feltmaker” Brisbane Extra TV program  featuring my work and studio
  ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS     TAFTA, ATASDA, QLD Spinners, Weavers ,Dyers and Fabric Artists Group,  , Artworkers, International Feltmakers Association PUBLICATIONS     Textile Fibre Forum. Article in May issue .   2006 International Feltmakers Association Journal “Echoes” .Article in June 2006 “Get Creative Magazine” June 2009,”Yarn Magazine” May 2009 and “ Felt Magazine”May 2009 .Better Homes and Gardens 2009, 2010 International Feltmakers Association Journal “Felt Matters” ,Felt Magazine 2010 November Issue   Professional Development Southern Hemisphere Feltmakers Convergence Caloundra 2001 Southern Hemisphere Feltmakers Convergence  Nelson New Zealand 2003 Textile Fibre Forum Orange NSW .One week intensive study with  Master feltmaker Beth Beede(USA)2005 Southern Hemisphere Feltmakers Convergence   Canberra 2005 Textile Fibre Forum Orange NSW. One week intensive study  with Master Feltmaker Alexander Pilin(Russia) 2006 Dyeing Workshop with Sharon Hall(QLD) 2006 Corsetry Workshop with  Kirry Toose NSW 2006 Textile Fibre Forum Orange NSW. One week intensive study with Master Feltmaker Judit Pocs(Hungary) 2008 Jane Dunnewald Design Workshop 2008 Three day Texture workshop with Myfanwy Stirling  NSW Textile Fibre Forum Orange NSW – One week Intensive Felting Workshop    Rachael Meek (AUST)2009  

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