Exhibitions

Present day

Present day - Supporting living artists 10 November - 22 December 2018 Candida Stevens gallery View works Living Treasures … works by artists working in the present day. As a gallery we strongly believe in supporting living artists, so are delighted to be showing work...

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Alice Kettle Odyssey

https://www.southamptoncityartgallery.com/whats-on/alice-kettle-odyssey/ Alice Kettle, Odyssey, thread on canvas 6 Oct 2018 - 9 Mar 2019 This October sees the opening of a major retrospective of works by Sir Edward Burne-Jones at Tate Britain. Southampton City Art...

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Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness

Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness From the Barberini Tapestries to the Bayeux Tapestry, monumental textiles in the form of large-scale narrative embroideries, weaving and tapestries have been used to illustrate contemporary events to become enduring material...

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More Threads

ALICE KETTLE, More Threads, Candida Stevens Gallery, Chichester, PO19 1BA 11 Nov to 2 Dec 2017 To complement the mini-retrospective 'Threads', Alice Kettle: More Threads will be held simultaneously at Candida Stevens Gallery, Chichester. Here visitors can view...

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Threads

The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre 28 Oct 2017 to 14 Jan 2018 Textile artist Alice Kettle returns to Winchester Discovery Centre with a solo exhibition marking the 10 year anniversary of her stunning public artwork ‘Looking Forwards to the Past, 2007’. This...

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Ink and Blood

  Ink and blood: stories of abolition explores the personal stories of previously enslaved people and the lasting legacies of, and contemporary responses to, abolition. The exhibition brings together a fascinating private collection, iconic documents from leading...

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Good Nature

GOOD NATURE A celebration of the natural world 16 September – 28 October 2017 31 Contemporary British Artists make one piece of work in response to GOOD NATURE Candida Stevens Gallery Once a year the Gallery commissions a major exhibition of new work based on a...

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Rijswijk Textile Biennial

The fifth Rijswijk Textile Biennial will take place from 16 May to 24 September 2017. Twenty-four international artists will be showing their fibre art. 'Well-worn' textile techniques like weaving, knitting and embroidery, combined with photography and digital...

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Icon

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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VAST : 15 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

  ‘Loukanikos and the Cat’s Cradle’ with glass additions from Kirsteen Aubrey, Amanda Ravetz (film and catalogue essay) shown at VAS:T 2015 show at Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh    http://www.visualartsscotland.org and shown at Collect, the Saatchi Gallery with...

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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 political agendas. The work developed explores notions of the loss of the...

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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 between each of the individual pieces. Since both artist’s work is...

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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 treasure trove; magical, awe inspiring [and] a...

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