Samantha Pope Creations

Seamstress & Textile Artist

Samantha Pope Artist CV

Professional Teaching Experience                                                                                                                                                           

2014     Backgrounds & Beyond, Murray Bridge Studio Gallery, Oct 18 & 19

2014     Embellished wall hanging, Melanns Fabric’s & Sewing Centre, July 18

2014     Snapshots on Embellisher, Murray Bridge Spinners and Weavers, June 14

2014     Snapshots on Embellisher, Jennys Sewing Centre, Angaston, May 24

2014     Freehand machine embroidery for Beginners, Murray Bridge Studio Gallery, April 6

2014     Overlocking for Beginners, Murray Bridge Studio Gallery, March 22.

2013     Artist Market make and take workshop, mixed media collage cards, Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, Nov

2013     Overlocking for Beginners The Stitching Circle, Mt Barker July

2013     Freehand Machine Embroidery for beginners, june Murray Bridge Regional Gallery

2013     Advanced Freehand Machine Embroidery june Murray Bridge Regional Gallery

2013     Mini Background and Beyond, the Stitching Circle, Mt Barker, May 

2013     Needle felted Scarf, the Stitching Circle, Mt Barker, April 

2013     Freehand Machine Embroidery for beginners, The Stitching Circle, Mt Barker March 23rd

2013     Backgrounds & Beyond, The Embroiders Guild SA, Mile End, March 17th & 24th

2013     Overlocking for Beginners The Stitching Circle, Mt Barker Feb 16th 

2012     Needle felted Scarf, Melanns Fabric’s & Sewing Centre, Dernancourt, July 7th

2012     Paper Collage, Murray Bridge Arts Society, June 15th

2012     Paper Cast mixed media, Embroiders Guild SA, June 24th

2012     Freehand Machine Embroidery, Jennys Sewing Centre, Angaston, May 5th.

2012     ConTEXTart Textile Fibre Forum, TAFTA, Blue Mountains NSW, April 14th - 20th 2day and 4 day workshops on

              Machine Needl Felting. 

2011     Overlocking Australian sewing Guild Hills group. 2nd December.

2011     Overlocking and Free hand Machine Embroidery, Arno Bay, October 15th & 16th.

2011     Needle felted Scarf, Melanns Fabric’s & Sewing Centre, Dernancourt

2011     Paper Collage at Arts on Doyle for the Murraylands Arts and Crafts Collective, 19th March.

2010    Zapped & Rolled textile Beads at Arts on Doyle for the Murraylands Arts and Crafts Collective, 13th Nov.

2010    Yarn collage Hat, Melanns Fabric’s & Sewing Centre, Dernancourt Sept 18th.

2010    Decorative Overlocking workshop for the Victor Harbor branch of the Australian Sewing Guild. Sept 11th.

2010    Needle Felted Scarf, Melanns Fabric’s & Sewing Centre, Dernancourt, May 1st.

2010    Background & Beyond, Riverland Textile Art group, Renmark. March 20th & 21st.

2009   Silk Leaves Necklace, Melanns Fabric’s & Sewing Centre, Dernancourt  December.

2009    Victor Harbor branch of the Australian Sewing Guild creative machine embroidery.

2009   Sunflower Tote Bag, Melanns Fabric’s & Sewing Centre, Dernancourt  

2008   Vintage Embellished Handbag, Melanns Fabric’s & Sewing Centre, Dernancourt, November 29th. 

2007   Felted Embellished Scarf, at Melanns Fabric’s & Sewing Centre, Dernancourt, Dec 1st & 8th.

2007   Silver Alchemy jewellery finishing classes through October & November in Murray Bridge.

2007 - 00    Craft workshops at Murraylands Arts and Crafts Collective, Murray Bridge.

2004  Hand Appliqué workshop at Tangglun-Piltengi Yunti (TPY) aboriginal centre in Murray Bridge during International 

             Women’s Day through Community Lifestyles.

Employment History

2006 - current MKSL Enterprises PTY LTD, Dressmaker

1999 - 05    Art & Craft workshops at Bridge Craft World, Murray Bridge including mosaic, teddy bears, tassel making, 

             fabric collage, fabric painting, freehand machine embroidery, decoupage, stamping, jewellery, and more.

1993 - 99    Sewing machine and overlocker familiarisation, creative sewing and textile workshops at Allmake Sewing 

             Centre, Clarance Park,  Adelaide.

 

Gallery Associations

2001 - 14 Murray Bridge Regional Gallery

2005 - 14 Pepper Street Arts Centre

2007 - 14 Hahndorf Academy

2013 - 14 Murray Bridge Studio Gallery


Publications

2014    Yarn issue 36, December , knit and crochet endless Gum-nut scarf

2014    Embellish volume 19, Sept, Needle felted book cover 2012    Quilting Arts Magazine “Over the Top Embellishments

             for Quilts and More”

2012    Quilting Arts InStitches  e:magazine volume 7, June, Machine needle felting and Embellishing
2012    Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 19 no 2, Jumper tote Bag
2012    Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 19 no 1, Bobbinwork Technicle
2012   Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 18 no 12, Cosy Cuppa Covers

2012   Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 18 no 11, April, Bra Purse

2011    Machine Embroidery and Textile Art Volume 18 no 6, Dec, Christmas tree hanging

2011    Machine Embroidery and Textile Art Volume 18 no 4, Sept, Tulip bag

2011    Machine Embroidery and Textile Art Volume 18 no 2, Aug, Outback Wine carrier

2011    Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 17 no 12, June, Winter warmers

2011    Embellish volume 6, Machine Needle Felting Textured Skirt

2011    Embellish volume 6, Machine Needle Felting Part 4, June, Tote bag

2011    Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 17 no 11, May, Upcycled plastic makeup bags

2011    Embellish volume 5, Machine Needle Felting Part 3, Appliqué, welding and details

2011    Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume17 no 8, Feb, Plastic Collage Luggage Tag 

2010   Felt, issue 4 Dec, Ruched Character Bag needle felting

2010   Embellish volume 4, Machine Needle Felting Part 2, Dec, On the Flip Side

2010   Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 17 no 5, Dec, Snowflakes

2010   Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 17 no 4, Oct, Silk Bustier 

2010  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 17 no 3, Sept, Vintage Kimono Jewellery

2010  Embellish volume 3, Machine Needle Felting Part 1, Aug, Texturising

2010  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 17 no 2, Aug, Critter Door Stops 

2010  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 17 no 1, July, Portrait Pets 

2010   Felt, issue 3. June. Sunflower Tote Bag. Machine needle felting.

2010   Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 16 no 10, May, Cork Board

2010   Embellish volume 1, Reversible needle felted hats

2010   Down Under Textiles, Issue 1, Feb Circle Work Scarf & Silk Leaves Necklace

2010   Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 16 no 6, Jan, Wooden Clock

2009  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 16 no 5, Dec, Pretty Xmas Baubles

2009  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 16 no 4,  Nov, Wool/Silk Jacket

2009  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 16 no 3, Oct, Sculptured Flower Fascinator

2009  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 15 no 12, July, Button Table Setting

2009  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 15 no 9, June, Encrusted Felted Belt

2009  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 15 no 7, April, Designer Dog Coats.

2009  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 15 no 5, February, Princess Castle Tent. 

2009  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 15 no 3, January, Gum Nut Jewellery.

2008/9   Quilting Arts magazine. Painting with Yarn,  Issue 36, Dec/Jan

2008  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 15 no 2, December Xmas Bauble Cards. 

2008  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 14 no 12 October, Family Tree Design. 

2008  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 14 no 10, August Water Bottle Covers

2008  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 14 no 9. July, Embellished Reversible Hat.

2008  Handmade Magazine, Volume 25 no 11, July, Paper pieced Photo Album Cover.

2008  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 14 no 6. April, Embellished Elements Collage Cards. 

2008  Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 14 no 4, February. Let’s make Circles. 

2007   Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 14 no 2, December issue. Striped Cod fabric collage wall hanging.

2007   Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 13 no 12. November issue. Ring Tone Bling. 

2007   Machine Embroidery and Textile Art. Volume 13 no 8, June issue Citrus Swirl.

2006   Creative Expressions, issue 13. Crystal Blue Wrap and Fascinator. 


Professional Associations

2013 - 14  Murray Bridge Studio Gallery

2013 - 14 Quilters Guild South Australia

2013- 10 Australian Sewing Guild

2014 - 00 Fibre Artist Network (FAN)

2014 - 99 Murraylands Arts and Crafts Collective

2012 - 03 Murray Bridge Art Society

2011 - 01 Murray Bridge Regional Art Gallery


Exhibition Participation

2014   “Festival of Quilts” wearable art, Quilt & Craft show Adelaide Nov.

2014   “Image-In-Tech-Styles” by Samantha Pope Creations and Photography by David, Studio, Bridge St Murray Bridge.

             Aug 1-15

2014   “Arts on Railway Tce” incorporating 3 exhibitions.  Murray Bridge Regional Arts Society, Pop Up Art and Murray 

            Bridge Studio Gallery, August 1-24

2014   “Flowers” Murray Bridge Studio Gallery, July 2014    "Busts" Murray Bridge Studio Gallery, June 

2014    “Mask” Murray Bridge Regional Art Society,  Murray Bridge Studio Gallery, March.

2014    “Your Invitations in the mail to Miss Havisham’s Tea Party” , Murray Bridge Studio Gallery, February.

2014    “Camouflage of Cloth”,  Murray Bridge Studio Gallery, January.

2013    “Dare to Differ” textiles, Gallery M, Marion, Oct 

2013    “Essence” Fibre Artist Network, (SALA) Pepper Street Arts Centre, August 4-30

2012    “Food & Wine” Pepper Street Arts Centre, Magill, June 3 -29

2012    “BraArt” Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, March 31 - may 6

2011    “Dare to Differ” textiles, Gallery M, Marion, Oct

2011     SALA Festival, Arts on Doyle, Murray Bridge, August

2011    “Wildlife” Fringe exhibition at Pepper St Arts Centre, Magill, 20 Feb- 18 March.

2010   “Flower Power” Murray Bridge Regional Art Society, May.

2009   “Christmas Treasures” Arts on Doyle, Murray Bridge, December.

2009   “Individuality” by Fibre Artist Network, Pepper St Art Centre, Magill. October.

2009   SALA Festival “Arts on Doyle” Old Dairy Gallery Murray Bridge. August.

2009   “Another Day” Murray Bridge Regional Art Society at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery.  January 6-31.

2011, 09 – 04   “Little Treasures” mixed media exhibition at Pepper St Art Centre, Magill.  An exhibition of Christmas gifts 

2008  “RockSand”   SALA Festival Murraylands Arts & Crafts Collective, @Table 55 Murray Bridge August 1st—17th.

2008   21st annual Murray Bridge and Mobilong Rotary Art Show at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery. April.

2008   “Mini Art”  Fringe Festival  Auction exhibition. Balfours Building, Waymouth St Adelaide. February.

2008  “Raining Cats & Dogs” Fringe Festival art inspired by cats and dogs, Pepper St Art Centre, Magill. February.

2008  “Water of Life” Silver Alchemy Precious Metal Clay project jewellery exhibition. Murray Bridge Gallery Foyer, 

              Jan 7 - Feb 3.

2007   Artist of the Month, for April at Pepper St Art Centre, Magill

2007   “Garden Art” outdoor, alfresco, functional & decorative art exhibition at Pepper St Art Centre, Magill

2007   “Starving Artist Sale” Murray Bridge Regional Art Society painting, photography,  textiles and ceramics exhibition

               at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery.

2006 - 04 Murray Bridge and Mobilong Rotary Art Show at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery.

2006   “Winter Exhibition” of the Murray Bridge Regional Art Society  at the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery.

2005   “Hot Head and Scarf Exhibition” by the Murray Bridge Spinners and Weavers in Murray Bridge. Fiber and textiles.

2005   Victor Harbor Rotary Art Show, Victor Harbor.

2005   “Connecting Threads” textiles by members of the Fiber Artist Network at Pepper St Art Centre, Magill 

2004   “Hot Head and Scarf Exhibition” by the Murray Bridge Spinners and Weavers at their rooms in Murray Bridge. 

              Fiber and textiles.

2001   “Hot Head and Scarf Exhibition” by the Murray Bridge Spinners and Weavers, Local Government Centre Murray

              Bridge. 

 

Murraylands Arts and Crafts Collective  

Exhibitions held in the Murray Bridge Regional Gallery.

2013   “Home Away from Home” Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, Nov

2010   “River in Change” Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, Jun-July

2007   “Landscapes of the Mind” Mixed media exhibition.

2005   “Passions” Mixed media exhibition. 

2003   “Memories” Mixed media exhibition. 

2001   “Inaugural Gallery Exhibition”


Professional Development 

2014   “Wearable Silk Bojagi” Geelong Textile Forum with Catherine O’Leary

2014   Powertex fabric stiffener workshop with distributor, Canberra Creative Textile show

2014    Ice dying, Murraylands Arts and Crafts Collective

2013    Mixed Media with Elisabeth De Koke, Murray Bridge Studio Gallery, Oct

2013    Portrait painting with Cat Leonard, Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, May

2012    Wet Felted Jacket, Australian Sewing Guild, Sandra Tredwell tutor

2011    Southern Textiles Forum, Carol Wilkes tutor

2010   Glass Platter Art workshop with Barbara Davis in Sept.

2009  Southern Textiles Forum, “Smoke and Mirrors” with Kirry Toose.

2007  Co-ordinator  of “Introduction to Precious Metal Clay” at Murray Bridge by artist Lise Moody with grants funding

             from Country  Arts SA.

2006   Southern Textiles Forum, “Personal Imagery in Art Quilts” with Judy Howorth.

2006   “Introduction to Precious Metal Clay” at Pepper St Arts Centre with Lise Moody.

2006   Leather Hand bag and Tote bag workshops with Yvonne Twinning.

2006  Fibre Forum Horsham, “Theatrical Hat Making” with Christine Yarker.

1999 - 2003 worked in the retail craft industry 

1990 - 1999 worked in the sewing machine retail industry


Professional Demonstrations

2013   Embellisher, The Stitching Circle, Mt Barker, March 9th

2012   Freehand Machine Embroidery, Pepper Street Arts Centre during opening exhibition Food and Wine June 3rd

2011   Machine needle Felting, Class Act Textile Group, May 20.

2009   Marryatville branch of the Australian Sewing Guild demonstration, April 14.

2008   July 12th Melanns Christmas in July, Jenny Haskins Trunk Show, Embellisher demonstrations.

2007   Machine Needle Felting at Pepper Street Arts Centre during the opening of “Wild Things” exhibition in April.

2006   Machine Needle Felting at Melanns Sew Creative Expo over 2 days

2009, 08, 06 & 05 -   Freelance sewing machine demonstrator for Babylock Australia at the Quilt and Craft Show in November over 4 days in Adelaide.