The days are definitely getting shorter and cooler as we head into winter proper. I have had a busy few weeks and am still managing to go for my ‘park walks’ in the locality – making new work for my exhibition ‘Well Travelled’ at Ruthin Craft Centre in the spring next year. I was delightedContinue reading “Winter News”
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It has been lovely to be a part of two ‘real life’ exhibitions recently. I received some photos of my work at the opening of Un/Framed – a selected hoop art exhibition touring Switzerland at present. The photos show the vernissage at the museum in Winterthur with Annina Pandiani – a professor at the UniversityContinue reading “Recent Exhibitions”
‘Textile Travels’ is arriving!
I am very excited and proud to announce the arrival of ‘Textile Travels’ , my fourth title for Batsford Books on the 1st October. In these challenging times it is wonderful to have a new book to celebrate. The book is as the Batsford advance information says: ‘An evocative exploration of how travel – localContinue reading “‘Textile Travels’ is arriving!”
We are experiencing a heatwave here in parts of the UK and I was fortunate to get away last week for a short family visit in the south west and to Cornwall. It was lovely after working straight through lockdown and being very busy to see some new scenery and have a break. I madeContinue reading “Summer Stories”
I have been inspired throughout the lockdown by our local park and my regular walks there. On one recent walk I collected some plants that had fallen onto the path and used them to screen print on linen remnants. These were then used as backgrounds for embroideries of local birds – a series called ‘ParkContinue reading “Park Walks”
Welcome to my Blogger followers – I have moved my blog here… The current pandemic has made many self employed artists look at our work model and by necessity adapt our practice as the artistic landscape changes around us. Speaking of landscape, I never get tired of the view from my office – into townContinue reading “Moving Online”