ART ON SILK

Exhibition

The annual ART ON SILK exhibition of HABOTAI has become an established event in the Belgian cultural scene and beyond.  It developed from a local venture to an internationally acclaimed textile exhibition.  

 

Through HABOTAI's diverse activities it is ‘the place to be’ for everyone interested in the beautiful works of art that can be created on silk. At the yearly exhibition everybody is enchanted by the results.

 

Throughout the year the members work hard to refine their techniques, enhance new ones and experiment combining silk with other materials. A number of national and international participants guarantee a vibrant exchange of ideas. Many thanks to our faithful sponsors, without whose help these events would not be possible.

Exhibition 2021
Art On Silk - Silk Collages
Gallery of Rivierenhof, Deurne

For its 30th anniversary HABOTAI was organising the exhibition, ART ON SILK – SILK COLLAGES.  However due to the Covid-19 measures in Belgium this exhibition was postponed to 2021.  

 

The new date is 9 -19 December 2021 and the exhibition will show artworks that explore and stretch the boundaries of every conceivable silk painting technique and theme in the Gallery of the Rivierenhof in Deurne near Antwerp, Belgium. 

 

We are also inviting our International Members to participate online in this Exhibition.  Go to the ‘Membership’ page for more info and to enlist.

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Exhibition 2019
Art On Silk - Using Wax
Kapel Van 't Gasthuis, Wijnegem

The exhibition was opened by the group ANONYMUS who played several melodies of unknown composers.  The Chapel offered a beautiful background for our silkpaintings and demonstrations of painting on silk by Kiliche.

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Exhibition 2017
Art On Silk - The Silk Road
Galerij van het Rivierenhof, Deurne

The theme here was "The Silk Road" and this was interpreted in many different ways by the participants. 

Exhibition 2016
25 Years Art On Silk
Galerij of Rivierenhof, Deurne

In 2016 we celebrated our 25th anniversary and invited all members and former members to participate.