“Green Light” for Design-Nation, at London Design Festival 2018

Nine designers and makers from the Design-Nation portfolio presented a  high quality showcase of beautiful, adventurous and original design at designjunction (20-23 September 2018) in the raw interiors of The Bargehouse by the Oxo Tower. Images: Top – LIN pendant lights by Laura–Jane Atkisnon. Above  Carbon Chair by Nick Rawcliffe of Raw Studio. Below: Ice Chandelier … More “Green Light” for Design-Nation, at London Design Festival 2018

Ctrl/Shift – new directions in textile art

The creative tension between accomplished skill, experimentation and the development of new ideas, provided the starting point for CTRL/Shift, the latest exhibition from The 62 Group of Textile Artists. I had long thought about initiating a project with this Group, having been involved in some of their earlier projects and knowing many individual members of … More Ctrl/Shift – new directions in textile art

Press Release: Make It OK Tour Conclusion

Image: Detail of The Leperous Hands, 2016, by Karina Thompson. Photo by Douglas Atfield. My touring exhibition on damage and repair, “What Do I Need to Do to Make It OK?”,  concludes at Rugby Art Gallery,  with five internationally renowned artists, eleven especially commissioned artworks and seven venues on from the London launch in August … More Press Release: Make It OK Tour Conclusion

“Make It OK” tour conclusion and call out for artist commission

More than two years since the tour launched at Pumphouse Gallery, London, “What Do I Need to Do to Make It OK?” concludes at Rugby Art Gallery & Museum this September, where it opens on 16 September. Alongside this exploration of damage and repair RAGM is also showing “Music in Rugby” as part of their … More “Make It OK” tour conclusion and call out for artist commission

Artists Meet their Makers: a project for West Dean Tapestry Studio at Crafts Study Centre

Artists Meet Their Makers: contemporary art reinterpreted by West Dean Tapestry Studio Crafts Study Centre 4 April – 2 July 2017 This exhibition is a celebration of the skill and imagination of West Dean Tapestry Studio’s Master Weavers, past and present. The studio was set up by West Dean’s founder Edward James, and has worked … More Artists Meet their Makers: a project for West Dean Tapestry Studio at Crafts Study Centre