THE ADORABLE MRS DENNIS
Tells the story of a talented post WW2 fashion designer and her Greek business partner who created a clothing manufacturing empire, retail and wholesale, from the main street of Toowoomba Queensland.
Morley Grainger has used fabric, buttons, buckles, drawings, wages books, photographs and letters snatched from Ida Dennis’ workroom to retell their story – one of vision, commitment and relentless hard work in nine commemorative art works.
Nine works of various sizes
Rayon crepe, recycled cardboard block patterns, labels, photographs, job application letters
Size: 30-35 running metres
DVD – a creative exploration of the artist’s environment providing insights into the making of previous touring exhibitions. 22 minutes duration
Banner (x 2) – measuring 240cm x 100cm
Catalogue – 28 page full colour
Education Pack for primary & secondary students
Laminated explanatory notes & labels
Condition Report Manual
Media Release & Photo
Detailed hanging instructions
2 day Workshop for artists and fabric enthusiasts (extra)