Belgium Museum of Industrial Archaology and Textiles, Gent : Art in Motion:
: Silkmuseum Meliskerke, Middlesburg: Solo exhibition: Workshops were
undertaken in Delft and in Zeeland.
Surface Design/Tradition and Technology, Aarhus Kunstbygnyng :The project
was spread over five days and involved exhibiting work, giving a masterclass
and taking part in a symposium which explored links between old and new
technology. The paper for the symposium was Layers of Time.
The Masterclass combined combined digital imaging withcollage and traditional
Germany: Hanover Handwerksform: Batik of Change
Exhibit included resist dyed layered silk books, and digital collage books.
: Awarded a travel bursery from Yorkshire Arts to travel to japan and
exhibit in a group exhibition in Saitama, at Prefectural museum of Modern
Germany: Berlin Galerie im parc: Taktha; Exhibition.
Symposium paper: "Batik in the Digital Age"
The exhibition travelled to Gallery Smend in Koln; and Central
Museum of Textiles : Lodz : POLAND.
The exhibition was also preceded by two promotional exhibitions in Berlin:
Kunst fordert Kunst and Tarien Warna
Belgium International Batik exhibition & Symposium, Ghent:
Symposium paper: Art Fabric into books
China : Awarded a travel bursery from Yorkshire Arts to travel
to Guiyang Textile Museum, Guizou Province: International Exhibition &
Symposium. Symnposium Paper : Spatial Sensation and the medium of
1995 SMALL PIECES FOR EUROPE, a touring exhibition of miniatures curated by
the exhibiting group "New Fibre Art" to venues in France, Austria,
Spain and Ukraine.
Indonesia Edwins Gallery, Jakarta : International Batik exhibition
China : Guiyang Textile Museum, Guizou Province: Joint English/Chinese
LECTURES/SLIDE TALKS summary
UK Took part in three
Artists and Educators conferences. Talks centred around 'Technology and
Denmark Aarhus :
Tradition and technology conference : Layers of Time
2001 Berlin : Batik Symposium : 'Batik in the Digital Age'
1999 Ghent : Batik Symposium : Art Fabric into Books'
1997 China Guizhou : Batik Symposium 'Spatial Sensation and the
medium of Dye
1992 Batik Guild A.G.M. : Line and Colour
PARTICIPATION in EXHIBITIONS IN UK: 1990 2002 Selected list
Gallery, Sheffield "Genius" group exhibition.
major collaborative work with a sound technician, and poet involving
using moving image, sound and words - exhibited at various venues
2003 :Drumcroon Arts Centre, Wigan : Artists "Encounters with
New Technology". including a conference for Artists and Educators
:Morley Gallery, London, and Maidstone Museum: Group exhibitions with
New fibre Art)
: Bolsover Castle : Site Specific group exhibion with Sheffield Contemporary
1998 : Ruskin Craft Gallery, Sheffield : Sheffield Threads: open
1995 : Solo exhibition: Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Sheffield
1991 : Sheffield Globe Works. (Sheffield Cultural Festival : group
1991 : Notts Rufford Craft Centre Group Batik Exhibition.
1990 Sheffield Graves City Art Gallery: Joint Adventures: Artists
and Participants of Residencies.(Schools Loan Collection Exhibition)
Site specific exhibition projects
have been undertaken with different Artists groups.
With New fibre Art: Norton Priory Fibre in the open, an
exhibition in a Medieval walled garden. With Sheffield contemporary
Artists at the
Bishops House Museum, Sheffield Cathedral, Sheffield Botanic Gardens,
Midland Railway Station and Bolsover Castle
Group exhibitions have included Venues in Belfast; and Lancaster.
In addition, Mid Pennine Arts Association Gallery, ART GALLERY, Doncaster;
MAPPIN ART GALLERY Sheffield; THE PIECE HALL, Halifax; and MAIDSTONE
MUSEUM. BRITISH CRAFT CENTRE: London; RUFFORD CRAFT CENTRE : Notts.
CITY ART GALLERY, RUSKIN CRAFT GALLERY, Sheffield,; CAMDEN ARTS CENTRE:
London; STYAL MILL Textile Museum: VERNON GALLERY, Preston; and GAWTHORPE
HALL Textile museum, Lancs.
ARTWORKS IN PRIVATE
AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS, include
Work represented in public and private Collections, includes
Eureka College, Eureka, Illinois,
Lloyd T. Cotsen collection “The Box Project”
Carmelite Chapel of St Teresa of Avila, Beacon, New York
Filac : International collection of Contemporary Artists Books (Marseilles)
(Book of Shadows, Seepage 2, Imperfect Rose, Iceland Notes)
Neukoln Public Library - Art Office Collection;
Textile collection, Kiev Art Gallery, Ukraine;
Guiyang Museum, Guizhou, China.
Rikhardinkatu Library, Helsinki, Finland
Manchester MMU (Phillip Green Library, special collections)
British Art Library, V&A,
Bath Spa University Library
Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
collaborative multi media work “ Fall of Flower”
took place in 2004 with sound technician Jessica Hodson and poet Liz
Cashdan. This incorporated moving image, sound and words and was exhibited
at various venues in Sheffield. This was followed by ‘Shadows’
(2006) a piece inspired by autograph albums kept by a stewardess
on the Transatlantic liners in the 1930’s. In both works I created
the image sequence and collaborated on productionA new collaboration
'Healing' is planned for 2008 and will be exhibited at Norton Priory,
VISUALS IN VARIOUS
2016 : The Box Project: Works from the Lloyd Cotsen Collection,
2013 'Textiles, the art of Mankind' - visual included
2010 : Visuals included in Fasinating Batik : Rita Trefois
2009 : Papier Global : Catalogue, Deggendorf Museum, Germany
2009 : IAPMA : Paper Artists 1, 2009
2008 : Pure Paper : Catalogue, Holland paper Biennale, 2008
2006 : Surface Design Magazine : article by Patricia Malarche
2003 : Batik : New directions (Noel Dyrenforth)
2000 : 'Textiel Plus' (Holland) Article/visuals about new work.
(Written by Else Van Baale).
1997 : The craft of Handmade paper by Jon Plowman
1996 : "ARTBibliographies Modern" detailing my Artists
1995 : Visual included in "International Textiles"
(Published by Calman and King) and " The Art and Craft of Fabric
Decoration" by Juliet Bawden
1994 : Visual included in "Textiles: Multi cultural Traditions"
1993 : Visuals and Dyed paper pieces for "Real Art"
; a limited edition Visual Art Publication.
UNIQUE BOOKS, COLLABORATIONS AND EDITIONS
Unique Books :early
Out of Darkness, A visual story which exists both in
electronic form, and as a tactile piece in which I explored the idea of
the inevitability of evolutionary change.
A time of Roses : an edition of 25 copies. A Dyeing Art :
a limited edition book of 100 copies, written, to accompany a solo exhibition
of the same name. An explanation in text and visuals :why use dye.
Black Flame : A facsimile book.
with the poet Liz Cashdan, consist of three handmade books which
combine visual and textual.
: edition 100 : a fold book of silk and paper construction
Waterfall : 45 made
Flotsam : Four made
For a number of years part time lecturer at the Sheffield College, teaching
Textiles, Digital imaging and Bookarts. Over thirty years I have undertaken
many demonstrations, workshops and residencies with schools,colleges, and with
in UK; lives and works in Sheffield.
College of Art and Design ( Now John Moors University)
(1964-7) DIP. A.D
(1963-4) DIPLOMA IN PRE DEGREE FOUNDATION STUDIES