Textiles and Ceramics

This will be an online ‘In Conversation’ with Ruth Peterson about how we are introducing ceramics into our textile practice. The crazy vessel with melting nails is mine…..I am so enjoying pushing my work like this. All details on https://www.loomshed.com    

Bridport Open Studios & ACE Gallery Somerton

Portmanteau Gallery, North St. Bridport Sept. 11, 12, 13, 14 A small and perfectly formed reprise of Materials Matter, the Stroud show with Bjork Haraldsdottir. New pots from her, and some new prints from me, plus my tapestries. Open 10 – 5. Part of Bridport Open Studios. ACE Gallery, Somerton, Somerset September 14 – October … Read more

Dorset Artweeks May 26 – June 10 2018

I will be opening my studio for Dorset Artweeks, Venue 283 in the Artweeks Guide. Open every day, 10.30 – 4.30 except Thursdays, when closed. I am listed under textiles, but there will be lots of my prints too. Full details:    dorsetartweeks.co.uk  

Three pre-Christmas shows

This excellent group show of selected makers from Dorset opens this Friday, December 8th 2017. I will have prints and small tapestries here. A few other works of mine can currently be found in group shows at The Red Brick Building in Glastonbury, and ACE Arts in Somerton. Both lovely shows.

New Year, New Work

An exciting year ahead, as I continue to develop work that I started in December around the power of stripes. Like my work around mending, this interest started through my love of the visual impact of stripes, but I am fast finding there is also a great deal of iconography and culture to be explored. … Read more

New Processes, New Shows

This is a still of one of my favourite shots from the video I have been making for the project with Somerset Heritage Stores that I have been part of over the past year. I had NEVER made a video before, but with great support, it’s done, and will be part of the show, New … Read more

Autumn Hotting Up More Than Summer Did…

September 29th 2015 Participation in three shows coming up! Quartz Festival at Queens College, Taunton – a mixed show of a range of locally based artists, curated by Lisa Harty and Sarah Dudman. Opens tomorrow,Wednesday September 30th and runs til Saturday October 11th, 10- 6 daily. I have both prints and small tapestries there. http://quartzfestival.co.uk/ … Read more

Keys, Koreans, Fabulous Fortuny

July 10th 2015 Just returned from the extraordinary odyssey that is a trip to the Venice Biennale. Just wandering the streets and little bridges is a visual feast before you start on the art. Here are notes of a few of my favourites: ‘Dansaekhwa’ Palazzo Contarini-Polignac. 7 Korean artists, who have been working since the … Read more