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Fantastically Inspiring Day at the ‘Matter of Material’ symposium, Turner Contemporary, Margate

Below I am posting my abstract from the Matter of Material Symposium which I took part in recently. The symposium, put together by UCA’s  Prof. Lesley Millar  accompanied the exhibition Entangled: Threads & Making, which has just finished at the Turner Contemporary.  It was a fantastically stimulating day, I really enjoyed the other speaker’s presentation’s, especially hearing from Freddie Robins in […]

Łódź Blouse Trilogy

   I am exhibiting  Łódź Blouse Trilogy  at the University for the Creative Arts,  Canterbury   –  Foyer Gallery from Nov 21st 2016  to 05th Jan 2017. The Lodz Blouse Trilogy explores memory and experience imbued in the clothes we wear. Through a series of interventions on blouses Goldsmith undertakes a series of acts to reveal latent matter […]

haptic/tacit

haptic/tacit THE OLD FIRE STATION GALLERY    40 GEORGE STREET    OXFORD      OX1 2AQ UNTIL 04TH MARCH 2017   haptic/tacit is a network formed between five makers and their mentors, from the 2013 cohort of the Craft’s Council’s Hothouse program for emerging makers. For this exhibition each maker has invited their mentor to show work alongside […]

Artist’s Talk at West Dean College

Sunday 24th April 2016 I will be giving an Artist’s Talk at West Dean College this evening from 5.30 – 7.00pm. This event is free – but you will have to book in advance with West Dean College. “Using textile materials and processes as a metaphor, Goldsmith explores how psychological states, emotions and memories associated […]

A party in the Łódź Ghetto

I have been working on a body of work around the photograph  A party in the Łódź Ghetto by Henryk Ross. I  traveled to Lodz, Poland with my students in the 1990’s to visit the Łódź Tapestry Triennal. I have been haunted by the photograph, ‘A Party in Ghetto’,  seen many years ago in a Sunday supplement, and […]

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 […]