Seven members of seam (Kate Bond, Julie Heaton, Desiree Goodall, Angie Parker, Linda Row, Joy Merron and Gill Hewitt) are exhibiting at ‘Extremely Textiles’, Black Swan Arts in Frome, along with two other local artists, Julia Penrose and Sarah Truscott.
Friday night was the Private View of this exciting new textile exhibition, celebrating the diversity of skills and techniques used and exploring the boundaries of textiles and Fine Art. The photos below were taken just before the doors opened for the evening.
The room soon filled and there was an excellent turnout.It was a friendly, happy, seasonal atmosphere on the night of the Frome Christmas lantern parade.
Many thanks to the Curator, Sandra Porter and all staff at the Black Swan for a wonderful evening.
The exhibition continues until 22 December.Please come along to see the exhibition and tell us what you think!
I am delighted that ‘Kingfisher 2’ has been selected by Art Number 23 for their London Exhibition ‘Types of Abstract’.
The private view and party on Friday 20 July was well attended and great fun.
‘Kingfisher 2’ is a study capturing the moment when the swift movements of the Kingfisher emerge from the shadows of the tree canopy. An unexpected explosion of colour, movement and line – a memory of flashes of delightful, intense colour. An encaptured moment.
I am so pleased to have my work featured in The Bath Magazine this month. Many thanks to Editor, Emma Clegg and Assistant Editor, Jessica Hope who visited my studio in Bath. You can see the article here. Bath Magazine feature
Inspired by many visits to Barbara Hepworth’s Sculpture Garden in St Ives; Henry Moore, Picasso and Anthony Gormley – I am using the needlepunch to create a series of wall panels based on ‘Curves’, building layers of texture and colour and working from both sides of the textile.
Needlepunched Textiles – blended cotton, silk, wool and man-made fibres.
A photo shoot of this latest framed Stripes panel took place in the beautiful late afternoon light at Sydney Gardens, Bath on Friday.
It is now on its way, with the other Stripes panel shown above, to be displayed at Interior Designers Rubelli’s Showroom at Chelsea Harbour.
Rubelli, The Chambers, Chelsea Harbour Dr, Fulham, London SW10 0XL