Tag Archives: textile arts

fashion & textile ‘giants’ !

I have been in the presence of two ‘Fashion Textile giants’ over recent weeks! (May 2015) I was lucky enough to catch Dame Vivienne Westwood, DBE at the Revolution Café when she visited Ramsgate to support the Reality Party Election Campaign. It was such a pleasure to meet her.   I was delighted that Prof. […]

The Dreaming House

I am delighted to be part of the exhibition The Dreaming House, Contemporary Textiles from the Nottingham Castle Museum Collection installed  in the ancestral home of Lord Byron. It is a great opportunity to get the work out of the the museum context and installed in a historic interior.   THE DREAMING HOUSE ART TEXTILES […]

Shelly Goldsmith

RE-FASHIONED: Garments as Art

RE-FASHIONED: Garments as Art   Lucy Brown, Shelly Goldsmith, Bill Jackson and Sally Richardson I am currently preparing work for a forthcoming exhibition at the Old Fire Station Gallery, Oxford – open Friday 6 March to Saturday 25 April 2015 The Garments as Art exhibition presents work by four artists that connect through their use of […]

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 […]

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 […]