Tag Archives: embroidery

Touch and Flow workshops: Gawthorpe Textile collection

I’ve just completed a rather lovely project in Burnley called Touch and Flow.  I was asked to facilitate a series of hand stitch workshops with a group of carers and to give them the opportunity to explore the Gawthorpe Hall … Continue reading

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International Textile Biennial, Belgium

Its been a pretty hectic couple of weeks with a lot of travelling, in the UK, in Belgium and in Norway.  Some fab workshops with some lovely people (more about that another time) and some really interesting projects and exhibitions … Continue reading

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Some Very Peculiar Props to Help Save Our Precious Waterways.

I’ve just delivered an unusual commission for Friends of Bradford Becks (F.O.B.B).  It’s a collapsible ‘soft’ sculpture of a washing machine / house, complete with guttering, pipework and frogs! All the sides zip together, the roof is detachable and the … Continue reading

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Sweethearts at The Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford

I went down to the Shire Hall Gallery in Stafford a couple of weeks ago to deliver my Sweethearts installation.  The gallery are commemorating the 1914 – 18 war with two exhibitions of work; my “Sweethearts” piece and “Lost Generation” … Continue reading

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Open Exhibition at Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

I’ve put 3 pieces into the Lawrence Batley Theatre’s Summer Open Exhibition.Also a couple of paintings by my partner Lucas Stephens. One of the works is my Chicken, who’s recently been revamped so it’s nice he’s found somewhere to go … Continue reading

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Beware for I am Fearless & therefore Powerful

I’ve made a new piece of work for an exhibition at this years Grassington Festival. There’s a preview TONIGHT at 7.30.  This year’s exhibition celebrates diversity of taste, personality and culture, using aprons as a blank canvas. My apron is … Continue reading

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Peril at Sea… Some new embroidery work

Here’s a new piece of work. It’s for a group show called Migration at the Wishbone Gallery in Grassington.  The set of embroidered cushions are housed in an old collector’s cabinet rescued from The Manor House Museum in Ilkley by … Continue reading

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Still, Still Life – New Exhibition at the Shire Hall in Stafford

I’ve a few pieces of work in this show which opens tomorrow and runs until the 6th of March. The gallery is well worth a visit if you’re in the area. Still, Still Life 9 JANUARY – 6 MARCH A … Continue reading

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Crow & Peacock

Two new embroidered pieces in snazzy baroque frames.  

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A New Foxy Creature and an Exhibition

I’m hanging work in the cafe at the South Square Art Centre in Thornton this week. It’ll be up for Friday when the Centre has it’s Xmas opening do. There’s a lot to see; including exhibitions in all the galleries, … Continue reading

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