Fabric of the North

There are ‘bricks and mortar’ exhibitions still out there waiting for national restrictions to be lifted and visitors welcomed. Hopefully not too long before we can all get a much needed ‘art fix’ in a real building.

I have two pieces showing in Fabric of the North at Kirkleatham Museam. The museum is lovely and worth spending a couple of hours there. It’s not far from Saltburn-On-Sea, a lovely victorian spa town, and just down the road is Redcar where you can find the Palace Art Gallery. If restrictions permit it’s worth making a day out of it.

Fabric of the North brings together works by members of the British Tapestry Group, in a range of styles and techniques, large and small, with a single theme: our Northern heritage. ​​The exhibition is open now at Kirkleatham Museum, a magnificent Queen Anne building near Redcar in Teesside (UK). 

The exhibition has been extended until 30 April 2021. Travel restrictions may be in place so please do check before visiting.

For further details visit https://www.fabricofthenorth.org/

NEXT: MA Creative Practice Show

My MA Show runs from 22 – 28 November at Leeds Arts University.

Featuring work by:

  • Alice Fox
  • Andrew Sales
  • David Jowsey
  • Denise Horsfall
  • Gayoung Eom
  • Gemma Wood
  • Graeme Robinson
  • Ingrid Bale
  • Jake Hollings
  • Jane Walkley
  • Jodie Speed
  • Kariim Case
  • Lisa Verrall
  • Oonagh Corr
  • Pauline Cooke
  • Ros Johnson
  • Tony Horner

Opening night: Thursday 21 November 5-8pm
Join us for the preview of the Postgraduate Show at the Blenheim Walk Gallery. 

The Cordis Trust Tapestry Showcase 2018

Great news to end the week on; one of my tapestries, Rhythm of the Weave, has been selected to be exhibited in The Tapestry Showcase in Edinburgh which runs from 26 November 2018 – mid Jan 2019.

”The object of the showcase is to encourage the work of emerging weavers, and to give them a platform to exhibit and sell their work in a venue of national prestige, within the National Galleries of Scotland’s Princes Street complex, in the heart of Edinburgh.” http://thetapestryprize.org/

I’m very much looking forward to a trip up to beautiful Edinburgh to see my own work and the other exhibits .  If you’re in Edinburgh during this period do pop in to see the exhibition at;

The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant
National Galleries of Scotland
The Mound
Edinburgh
EH2 2EL

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Photographer:  Mat Dale Photography