Exhibitions

Not So Fast

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

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

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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Art of the STITCH

Royal West of England Academy, Bristol. 14 May - 18 June 2006. The Hub: National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford. 7 July - 28 August 2006. The Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Birkenhead. 17 September - 19 November 2006. This is the sixth biennial art of the...

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Art Embroidery Portrait Gallery

Art Embroidery Portrait Gallery

Alexandra Palace, London. 13-16 October 2005 Art Embroidery Portrait Gallery is an exhibition of original works, selected from the Pfaff Art Embroidery Challenge 2005, an international competition for embroidered works of art created entirely by sewing machine. This...

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Crafts Council Shop at the V&A: Celebrating 30 Years

Crafts Council Shop at the V&A: Celebrating 30 Years

Victoria and Albert Museum, London 9 June - 24 July 2005 The Crafts Council is celebrating 30 years at the V&A with a special showcase exhibition from 9 June to 24 July. This showcase will highlight a selection of prominent artists chosen by key individuals who...

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University of Winchester Art Loan Collection 2005

University of Winchester Art Loan Collection 2005

Link Gallery, West Downs Campus, The University of Winchester. 2005 Since its opening in 2001, the Link Gallery has mounted a series of excellent high quality exhibitions showing a variety of work by established artists with Wessex connections. The Gallery has also...

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Art Embroidery – A Wide Focus on New Territories

Art Embroidery – A Wide Focus on New Territories

Alexandra Palace, London. 7 - 10 October 2004 In order to mark their interest for Embroidery as artistic expression, Pfaff is promoting the exhibition 'Art Embroidery - A Wide Focus on New Territories.' It is the first exhibition entirely dedicated to art embroidery...

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Collect 2004

Collect 2004

The V&A, London. 20 - 24 February 2004 Collect: the new art fair for contemporary objects, presented by the Crafts Council. This exhibition represents the inaugural year of Collect, the first UK art fair that is specifically and solely for contemporary decorative...

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The Knitting and Stitching Show

The Knitting and Stitching Show

Alexandra Palace, London 9 - 12th October 2003 The Knitting and Stitching Shows are, quite simply, the very best events of their type. They bring together more textile artists than any other single event, providing you with the guarantee that you will find the most...

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Masterpieces

Masterpieces

Palazzo Bricherasio, Turin 5 December 2002 - 26 January 2003 This exhibition is certified by the World Crafts Council Europe and showcases a range of contemporary applied arts, including ceramics, glass, textiles, goldwork, jewellery, and mixed media. It is the result...

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Hand to Eye

The Winchester Gallery, Winchester School of Art 2002 Hand to Eye aims to show exemplary pieces of craft work and, through video images made in the makers' own studios, given an insight into how they were made. Six artists were selected working in different media,...

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5th “In Our Hands”: An International Competition

5th “In Our Hands”: An International Competition

5th "In Our Hands": An International Competition. Mixed media, small scale, and three dimensional works.  Nagoya Trade & Industry Center, Japan. 5 - 9 July 2000 The "In Our Hands" Competition has been widely and warmly received since its debut in 1991. This year...

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Decorative Arts Today: Bonhams Annual Selling Exhibition

Decorative Arts Today: Bonhams Annual Selling Exhibition

Bonhams, London 11 - 17 May 1995 In 1995, the exhibition displays over 1000 new works by over 100 selected designers, one third of whom have not previously exhibited at 'Decorative Arts Today.' All the work is for sale and has been designed and made in the 1990s. Each...

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Out of the Frame

Out of the Frame

Crafts Council Gallery, London 10 September - 1 November 1992 Out of the Frame: Contemporary and Historical Embroidery and Stitch. The exhibition is organised to coincide with the international conference of the Embroiderers' Guild and its first major exhibition of...

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Can’t Stop Me Now

Can’t Stop Me Now

Crafts Council Gallery, London 9th January - 24th February 1991 This exhibition aims to show that the crafts can offer a successful career. These craftspeople explain, in their own words and creations, how they have succeeded in their working lives - whether by...

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11 From 62 in 89

11 From 62 in 89

The Turnpike Gallery, Leigh 16th September - 26th October 1989 The work of contemporary textile artists bears little relation to the traditional concept of the embroiderers and textile artists of the past. Imaginative use of mixed media (including thread, paper, dyes,...

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Alice Kettle at the Nat West Gallery

Alice Kettle at the Nat West Gallery

The Black Swan Guild. The Nat West Gallery, Somerset. 15 July - 16 August 1989. An exhibition of craft artists including Alice Kettle (embroidered wall hangings), Louise Baldwin (paper and stitch hangings), Linda Miller (embroidery), Sarah Broadhead (glass).

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