General Exhibitions

The Fire & The Rose

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 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

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!

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...

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Cotton Exchange Project Global Threads

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

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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