Exhibitions

The Story of Art

THE STORY IN ART Candida Stevens Fine Art 28 MAY - 2 JULY 2016 Reading the Visual – artists as storytellers ‘Every picture tells a story’ so they say and it is this idea that sees Candida Stevens Fine Art explore the role of artist as storyteller. From the allegorical...

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Candida Stevens Fine Art ICON WORTHY OF OUR 21ST CENTURY ATTENTION? 10 SEPTEMBER - 22 OCTOBER 2016 THOMAS ALLEN – STEPHEN CHAMBERS RA – EILEEN COOPER RA – ŠÁRKA DARTON - TRACEY EMIN RA – NICOLE FARHI – REBECCA FONTAINE WOLF – LAURA FORD – NICOLA GREEN – KRISTINA...

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The Scalloped Edge

This exhibition is a collection of works which link the embroidery traditions of Madeira to my own contemporary stitch practice. The project uses stitch as a common cultural language to make connections through motif, process and metaphor. The sharing and exchange of...

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Loukanikos the Dog and the Cat’s Cradle

  ‘Loukanikos and the Cat’s Cradle’ with glass additions from Kirsteen Aubrey shown at; VAS:T 2015 show at Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh Alice Kettle, with Kirtseen Aubrey (glass) Amanda Ravetz (film and cataloguse essay)...

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Golden Dawn

Shown by Contemporary Applied Arts at Collect, Saatchi Gallery 2014 Craft Now, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead purchased for Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead “Embroidery has rarely been so vivid” 180cm H x 360cm W  2014 Thread and print on canvas Ariadne, daughter of...

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Unravelling Uppark

The House of Eloi Alice Kettle and Helen Felcey The Dolls House at Uppark, had a huge impact on me as a child over constant visits with my mother and two sisters. We acquired our own monumental dolls house and each of us made furniture and curios. (I still have the...

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The Garden of England

GARDEN OF ENGLAND - ALICE KETTLE AT THE QUEEN’S HOUSE, NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, GREENWICH 14 MARCH – 18 AUGUST 2013 Acclaimed British textile artist Alice Kettle creates three specially commissioned works for the Queen’s House this spring, in the inaugural project of...

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Fix, Fix, Fix

15 FEBRUARY – 24 MARCH 2013 GALLERY S O London presents FIX, FIX, FIX, a group exhibition ‘curated by Glenn Adamson’ of British and international artists and makers. It includes curated objects, made outside of an art context by self-taught and professional repairers,...

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Loss

                        Chichester Cathedral  18.2.2012 – 29.3.2012 A project which explores issues of loss. The project focuses on personal loss and the wider context of loss reflecting social...

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Lost Certainty

                          Contemporary Applied Arts London Alice Kettle and Claire Curneen Whilst we are distinctly ourselves in this exhibition at CAA there are nevertheless reflections and musings...

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Allegory

Allegory: A metaphor. A Dance to the Music of Time. I have used the painting as a starting point for a tableau to describe the momentum of life. Within it are elements that I have held onto as a list to structure and shape my thoughts on life. In allegory, there are...

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Telling Fortunes

                    Platt Hall, Gallery of Costume Manchester 2012 Alice Kettle has drawn on the Gallery of Costumes collections of gloves and embroidery to inspire her latest piece of work.  She finds Platt Hall “a...

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Narrative Line

The Crafts Council of Ireland, Kilkenny October 2010 - April 2011 The Golden Thread Ariadne, daughter of King Minos of Crete, helped Theseus to slay the Minotaur by giving him a ball of golden thread to unwind into the heart of the Labyrinth where the Minotaur lived....

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Mythscapes

Her solo show 'Mythscapes' hosted by the Bankfield Museum in Halifax toured the UK between January 2003 until the end of 2005. This show is based on Homer's 'Odyssey' and was supported by the Arts Council of Great Britain. [gallery...

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Offering

                                      A new artwork comprising of 2 banners made in collaboration with Stephen Cooper. Part of the 10Days...

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Make! Believe! Make!

            24 November 2012 – 24 February 2013 Portsmouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Museum Road, 
Portsmouth, 
PO1 2LJ The history of making is implicated in the stories of the places we live and of what we do. Textile making is...

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