ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0150 Art Thread Designs Papers

Scope and content notes

Call Number

HMSS 0150

Collection

Art Thread Designs Papers

Date Range

1995–1999

Quantity

0.85 m (1 manuscript box)

Access Conditions

Open

Copying Conditions

Art work may not be copied without consent of donor.

Related Collections HMSS 0286 Gabrielle Watt Papers

In 1995, seven Canberra textile artists formed a business for the production and sale of wearable art and high quality fashion goods. They registered the name Art Thread Designs and operated from the home of one of the members, Gabrielle Watt, in Campbell. The other inaugural members were Dorothy McCabe, Doreen Grey, Joan James, Marlene Greenwood, Bonnie Begg and Jesusa Lockwood.

The collection consists of business papers, personal profiles of the artists with photographs of representative work, minutes of meetings, treasurer’s reports, correspondence, and examples of publicity brochures and signage.

Box List

Box No. Description Quantity Date Range
1

Establishment documents: registration of business name, and statement of objectives

1 file 1995-1996
1

Artists’ profiles: Bonnie Begg, Doreen Grey, Dorothy McCabe, Jesusa Lockwood, Gabrielle Watt

2 files 1996
1

Minutes of meetings

2 files 1995-1999
1

Treasurer’s reports

1 file 1995-1997
1

Correspondence, including address lists

6 files 1996-1998
1

Samples of flyers advertising exhibitions by the group

1 file 1995-1998
1

Banner sign

1 roll
1

CapitalArts Commercial/Business Group: minutes of meetings

1 file 1996
1

Outcomes Report from Bizarts 95 Forum held at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra, November 30 – December 1, 1995, with annotations

1 item 1995