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Time – Exhibition at Arc

Time – Exhibition at Arc

At the end of January, I will be teaming up with fellow textile artist Simone Frater-Russell for an exhibition at Arc – Arts for Recovery in the Community in Reddish entitled Time as we both explore change over time, be that physical shape and appearance or the fleeting, ethereal and sometimes unreliable way individuals recall events or people.

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Floorcloth – Rotherham Schools Shakespeare Festival

Floorcloth – Rotherham Schools Shakespeare Festival

Rotherham Schools Shakespeare Festival is a yearly celebration of Shakespeare. Schools are grouped in ‘hubs’ of chosen play and each school takes on one act from the play to produce. I was commissioned to design and paint a floorcloth that would be suitable for all to use.

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Jumanji Carnival – Chorlton Park Primary School

Jumanji Carnival – Chorlton Park Primary School

Commission to design and run workshops to create props and costumes for a Jumanji themed carnival as part of a special art week based on the book.

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Loss & Inheritance Workshop, Manchester Craft & Design Centre

Loss & Inheritance Workshop, Manchester Craft & Design Centre

As part of the Loss & Inheritance exhibition exploring perception of age, we ran a drop-in print and stitch workshop. The squares were assembled into a patchwork and displayed at the private view of the exhibition.

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Recycled Fabric Apples – Health & Wellbeing workshop

Recycled Fabric Apples – Health & Wellbeing workshop

Developed as a Health & Wellbeing workshop to look at self worth. The fabric apples can be used as paper weights, pin cushions or just as decoration. Apples are associated with learning, growth & gifts. I asked everyone to consider their own gifts and write a positive message to seal inside their apple.

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CELLS: A Body of Work – Proud & Loud Arts

CELLS: A Body of Work – Proud & Loud Arts

Created by Proud and Loud Arts

Directed by Tom Hogan

Premiered at Manchester Art Gallery

“Cells – a body of work” is a collection of live art installations by Proud & Loud Arts created in response to the rise in reported hate crime incidents against people with disabilities

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Sew What: 30 week Learn to Sew course, Creative Curve

Sew What: 30 week Learn to Sew course, Creative Curve

Following the success of “Fabric Fusion” and “Sew Together”, Creative Curve asked me to work with them to create a 30 week learn to sew course at Northmoor Community centre taking complete beginners through from first steps up to making clothes using shop bought patterns.

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A New Thread with DIY

A New Thread with DIY

Following the successful tour of “Following The Thread”, DIY Theatre company has begun devising another original touring show about ‘Space’. I have been in running creative workshops to use design to help generate ideas and boost the devising process.

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