We met with Kay at the New Brewery Arts Centre in Cirencester on Tuesday to look at the gallery we have booked for our first exhibition in October. The space is a good size for our group of five with some architectural features that will inform and challenge our curatorial skills. Continue reading “Val Cross”
I have been weaving larger pieces of fabric using iron wire and found material. The wire creates distinct contours and allows the material to hold a 3D shape. In my next sample I will introduce some wire into the weft.
As a New Licentiate Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen, I have been helping, in a very small way, with setting up this year’s exhibition at the Mall Gallery. Having the word ‘New’ on my name badge felt rather like wearing an ‘L’ plate. It was fascinating to see how a gallery full ofContinue reading “Val Cross”
I am working on some new work at the moment which is about ‘Traces in Time’. This is concerned with traces in history and in the landscape.
I’m here!! Not doing too well with uploading photos of my work but I will gloss over that fact. Following on from our graduation show in July 2012 I am continuing with the theme of protection. There is building going on in my house at the moment which along with protecting us from the cold,Continue reading “Caroline Hibbs”
I could call this blog revisiting… I finished this work a month ago after finishing the degree. I began making it a few years ago when my very dear father died. I hope there is a sense of time and moving forward in the piece. I found it interesting that I chose to revisit thisContinue reading “Denise Jones”
Here are some images showing progress from last time. I thought some more about the photograph of the sealed envelopes in an empty shop space. A friend, Ruth Collins from Wey Valley Workshop recommended the calligraphy book by Denise Lachs. It is fantastic and one of the images from my first blog came from thisContinue reading “Denise Jones”
Dawn Rudman and Gareth Bates did an amazing job coordinating the World of Threads Festival. Their website http://www.worldofthreadsfestival.com gives full coverage of all the exhibitions and access to a fascinating archive of Fibre Artist Interviews that they have been compiling for nearly two years.
Besides our degree show of course, my favourite exhibition from the World of Threads Festival was the Quiet Zone at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre in Oakville. Catherine Dormer and Judy Martin both had work in this show. I was also very taken with the figure seen in a gallery ofContinue reading “Val Cross”