Women Empowerment Group

The Layers in Your Life - Self Realisation through the Textile Medium & Healing Through Creativity

Gentle Men welcome!

Deborah is inviting you into a world of imagination and play. With her immense creative capacity and confidence, she guides you in a fun and relaxed way to your own creative source and expression. This talk will be an adventure of courage and how to dare to be ‘spontaneous and experimental’ discovering layers and affects that are full of wonder and surprises!

Guest speaker: Deborah Leser, has a multifaceted international career as an Fabric Artist, Textile Designer, Educator and Printmaker. She had joined and established studios in London, New York, Kyoto and Sydney, where she has worked extensively in the worlds of Fashion, Interiors, Craft and Design. She has produced her own collections of Furnishing and Fashion Prints, Scarves and Wraps, which have sold to leading Stores throughout the US including Barney’s, Saks Fifth Ave and American Craft Museum; the Victoria & Albert Museum and Harrod’s in London. Deborah has exhibited widely, incl the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Commonwealth Arts Festival, Edinburgh; Japan Expo Tskuba, Australian Consulates in Thailand, Laos, New York and London: American Craft Museum and Asia Society, New York; the Australian National Gallery, Canberra and the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. She has developed and teaches workshops combining her many skills and is currently a visiting artist at the Australian Museum in the Mineralogy Department. Deborah is also qualified as a Transpersonal Art Therapist and Nutritionist. Her work is in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, the Powerhouse Museum, the Victoria National Gallery and the Art Gallery of South Australia as well as many private collections.