Make It OK Tour Conclusion at Rugby Art Gallery, autumn 2017

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 since the London launch in August 2015. … More Make It OK Tour Conclusion at Rugby Art Gallery, autumn 2017

Press Coverage for “Make it OK”

Press coverage has been given by these writers and publications, to whom I give sincere thanks. Preview in the September-October 2015 issue of Crafts Preview in the September-October 2015 issue of Embroidery Review by Jessica Hemmings in the November-December 2015 issue of Crafts Profile by Anne Williams in the Winter 2015 issue of The Quilter … More Press Coverage for “Make it OK”

An Introduction to “Make It Ok” – Damage & Repair Symposium, UCA Farnham, 2 March 2016

The Crafts Study Centre in collaboration with the International Textile Research Centre for Textiles presented my exhibition “What Do I Need to Do to Make it OK? ”  from 5 January to 5 March 2016. The exhibition included specially commissioned work using stitch and other media to explore damage and repair, disease and medicine, healing … More An Introduction to “Make It Ok” – Damage & Repair Symposium, UCA Farnham, 2 March 2016

Bathing Beauties touring exhibition 2008 – 2015

Image:’Bathing Beauties: Reimagining the Beach Hut for the 21st Century’, installed at 20:21 Visual Arts Centre in Scunthorpe in summer 2013. ‘Bathing Beauties’ was a long running touring exhibition from The National Centre for Craft & Design, that I managed from 2010 onwards. It consisted of over 110 architectural models, a selected response to a … More Bathing Beauties touring exhibition 2008 – 2015

Transplantation: touring international jewellery show 2012-2015

One of the larger touring projects I managed for The National Centre for Craft & Design was “Transplantation: a sense of place and culture”, conceived of and curated by jeweller Norman Cherry and focusing on stories of movement and migration. It featured six UK based and six Australian based makers and toured to 15 venues … More Transplantation: touring international jewellery show 2012-2015