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Ghent Visit

I’ve recently visited  Ghent, Belgium for a Textile  Conference .  It was part of the Crysalis Network of events which I have been part of for a while. The highlight of my trip was a visit to the Dr. Guislain Museum, which I had previously made a research visit to (funded through a grant from […]

Crafting Anatomies at the Bonington Gallery, Nottingham

 Crafting Anatomies at the Bonington Gallery, Nottingham 7th January – 4th February 2015 I currently have two pieces of work in the exhibition, ‘Ohio Locus 27’, and ‘Mothers Touch’. ‘Crafting Anatomies will place the human body at the centre of a multi-disciplinary dialogue; exploring how this entity has been interpreted, crafted and reimagined in historical, […]

Seminar Workshop: Fibre, Thread and Textile. Whitechapel Gallery & Tate Modern

Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th October 2014   This weekend I presented and ran a two day seminar workshop titled ‘Fibre, Thread and Textile’ at the Whitechapel Gallery and Tate Modern in London. ‘Join a two-day workshop led by artist Shelly Goldsmith, taking the work of artist Richard Tuttle as a starting point for a series of presentations, discussions […]

Moving Textiles: Digital Encounters

Just received this set of images taken by Sam Chick of my work in the Moving Textiles: Digital Encounters Exhibition held at the Herbert Read Gallery,  UCA Canterbury. This exhibition is part of the Crysalis project. Concealed, 2014  –  facsimile of reclaimed blouse, digital embroidery, sublimation print, inspection tools. Photographic Image: Lodz ghetto 1941 – 1944, by […]

Powell Cotton Museum

This week I made a visit to the Powell Cotton Museum to research a drawing expedition for incoming Yr 1 UCA Fashion Textiles: Print students. It is a varied ethnographical collection that filled me with awe and inspiration – I hope the students see it that way too!         Images of myself […]

Lace Effects 1

I am enjoying being part of  the Crysalis Project, it provides opportunities to combine knowledge and tradition with technology. Part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund, The Crysalis Project is a collaboration: The University for the Creative Arts in Rochester, leading the way in digital textile development as well as engaging young entrepreneurs; Plymouth College of […]

Moving Textiles: Digital Encounters

I am currently showing at the Moving Textiles Exhibition in Canterbury, Kent. The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) at the Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury is presenting the Digital Encounters the final exhibition in the Crysalis Moving Textiles series. The works of over 40 textile designers, artists and craftspeople will be presented to explore the […]