Category Archives: Exhibitions

Sensing Culture – the Mark of the Maker

The ‘Sensing Culture – The Mark of the Maker’ exhibition is still on show in the Front Room Gallery at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury, Kent, England. To quote the  publicity it is “A stunning exhibition by people with sight loss, created in workshops led by artists Wendy Daws and Claire Buckley […]

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Sensing Culture -RNIB/HLF project – Canterbury, Kent

I have been busy this year working towards the Sensing Culture Project at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, and Canterbury Cathedral. The project involves working with visually impaired people (VIP’s) to explore the collections and spaces in order to make textiles that will be part of an exhibition at The Beaney Front Room […]

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Symbiosis- My work is a Mélange

Symbiosis An exhibition of woven tapestry 19th April – 1st May 2016 This is the theme of  British Tapestry Group (BTG)  exhibition that is currently on show at Hastings Arts Forum in St Leonard’s on Sea, East Sussex. In the year that Hastings is commemorating the 950 year anniversary of the Battle of Hastings with the […]

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Weaving a ‘W’- Red Letter

I have just finished weaving a letter ‘W’. It is not quiet as straight forward as it sounds. The sett is very important as is the decision about the number of threads to use in the weft. The weave direction is important in order to keep the sheds correct across the weaving and the whole […]

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Creative Christmas

The autumn has been rather hectic with making, showing and teaching that the posts updates have been a little far and between. There is still a chance to get to see the Creative Christmas show in St Leonards on Sea. This exhibition of over 30 makers across all art forms has become a tradition at […]

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Ebb & Flow- the textiles show |6th – 22nd October

The theme of Ebb & Flow is not limited to the movements of the sea where the ebb is the outgoing phase, when the tide drains away from the shore; and the flow is the incoming phase when water rises again. The terms are also common in figurative use such as ‘to come and go’, […]

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The Language of Green

SoCo Artists ‘ The Language of Green’ Art Exhibition An exhibition linked to the local ‘Jack in the Green’ Festival. Over the last few decades, green has become an ideological and political colour as never before. At other times in history it has been associated with a host of contradictory ideas, which range from evil […]

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Water Week 2 8-14th March 2015

The tapestry weaving for Water Week 2 next week is being installed at Herstmonceux Castle, Sussex, BN27 1RN I was inspired to weave this piece after a winter walk exploring the Pevensey Levels. Water Layers Tapestry weaving, wool and mixed fibres. The work refers to the layers of water in the landscape on the Pevensey Levels […]

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Love is enough- collaborative tapestry factory

I have now completed the 4 day tapestry weaving residency at Modern Art Oxford on the factory floor as part of  Love is Enough William Morris & Andy Warhol. I was demonstrating and giving the visitors the opportunity to  contribute to a tapestry in a ‘factory’ setting.  Tapestry weaving is an ancient method of making […]

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Fresh Air 15 Sculpture – 3D tapestry weaving weekend

I am really excited to be part of  Fresh Air 15  Quenington Old Rectory, Gloucestershire Sunday 14th June to Sunday 5th July 2015. I am showing 3D tapestry weaving work and leading a workshop. 3-D WEAVING WORKSHOP – 27th and 28th June – £115  including materials For more information about the tapestry workshop and to […]

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