Exhibitions

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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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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Collect 2014/ Collect 2015

  Alice Kettle with CAA Gallery Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, showcasing galleries from the UK and overseas in the Saatchi Gallery, London. Presented by the Crafts Council, the fair showcases the very best collectible craft from some of...

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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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Slipstich

Mosman Art Gallery, Australia 3 December 2016 - 29 January 2017 Slipstitch presents an Australian perspective on the contemporary uptake of embroidery by a new generation of artists. The exhibition features recent work from Mae Finlayson, David Green, Lucas Grogan,...

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Bojagi: The Living Tradition

Suwan Ipark Museum of Art, Korea. 1 September - 5 September 2016.  Suwon, home to the World Heritage Suwon Hwaseong Fortress and great city of culture and art, hosts the 3rd biannual Korea Bojagi Forum. The forum is held under the theme of Bojagi: The Living...

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Painting Into Textile

Flowers Gallery, London. July 5 2016. Painting Into Textile highlights the relevance and importance of a key British painter and allows contemporary reinvention in a different medium. A one-day exhibition at Flowers Gallery, London marks the culmination of a project...

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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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Academic Choice

  Academic Choice Jun 30, 2015 - Mar 19, 2016 Crafts Study Centre, Farnham http://www.csc.uca.ac.uk/new-events/2015/6/30/academic-choice The collections of the Crafts Study Centre cover a diverse range of materials from ceramics, furniture, textiles to lettering and...

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The Fire & The Rose

Vertical Gallery, Manchester School of Art 5th - 28th November 2014 The Fire and the Rose presents the work of a group of twelve artists from Manchester School of Art. Inspired by their visits to Asian countries, the artists reflected on the conflicts they witnessed,...

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Collect 2014

Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects Presented by the Crafts Council 9-12 May 2014 Saatchi Gallery, London Collect is a fair which, we believe, continues to set the gold standard for the contemporary crafts world, by showcasing some of the most...

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10Days Creative Collisions

  Offering An artwork comprising of 2 banners made in collaboration with Stephen Cooper. Part of the 10Days Creative Collisions exhibition Winchester Cathedral http://www.10dayswinchester.org/...

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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 present in the material and fabrics of our...

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Cotton Exchange Project Global Threads

Material Response May 31-July 15 Queen Street Mill, Burnley, BB10 2HX Steve Dixon - Alison Welsh - Alice Kettle - Lesley Mitchison - Andrea Zapp A series of installations of thought provoking new work by artists set amongst the machinery and history of the mill Date...

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Not So Fast

The Octagon, Bath 20 - 25 April 2010. Selected by Carole Waller, this group of artists is an eclectic one reflecting Carole's involvement and deep commitment to the creative ideas behind contemporary textiles and her parallel interest in the work of fine artists. Each...

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Place Settings

Manchester Metropolitan University 18 August - 14 November 2008 Helen Felcey and Alice Kettle Research and collaboration in places and pieces, ceramics and stitch. Helen Felcey is a ceramicist known for delicate and distinctive unglazed bone china tablewares; Alice...

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The Fabric of Myth

Compton Verney 21 June 2008 - 7 September 2008 This exhibition explores the theme of myths through the medium and history of textiles. From Ariadne's thread to the story of Arachne transformed from weaver to spider, these narratives have communicated associations...

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