Farfield Mill

2014 Exhibitions

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8 Nov - 4 Jan - Howgill Gallery

Trident Textiles - Pieces of Eight

Group exhibition by Barrow in Furness based textile group Trident Textiles (formally Trident Stitchers)

 


11 Oct - 4 Jan - Dover Gallery

Tania Sneesby - Through the Magic Door

Through The Magic Door is an exhibition which will take you through the magic portal into the fair land of your childhood books, embodying the wonder of fairy tales, traditional stories and nursery rhymes.


22 Nov - 4 Jan - 2K

Bound Together - Mixed Media and Book Art

BOUND TOGETHER are a group of mixed media artists and book makers who have evolved over the past eight years during their time spent on Contemporary Textile and Book Making courses.


Exhibitions 2015

18 Jan - 15 Mar - Howgill Gallery

Out of the Woods!

A selected group of artists bringing together Coppice, Basket Weaving and More. Artists Include Edward Aclancd, Helen Elvin, Susan Pettman, F Steve Tomlin, Lorna Singleton and Phil Bradley....... 'On the Walls' will be photographs by Florence Acland.


18 Jan - 15 Mar - Dover Gallery

Frances Winder and John Davenport - Images in Mind

This exhibition combines the fantastic paintings of Frances with her husband Johns beautiful pottery.


18 Jan - 15 Mar - 2K Gallery

Imogen Bone - First Impressions

New to the area Imogen Bone paints with vigour and feeling - her first exhibition since moving to Cumbria is bound to be stunning!


21 Mar - 10 May - Howgill Gallery

Gillian Cooper - Unsung Muses

 

Gillian Cooper is a Scottish artist passionate about textiles and ancient goddess sculptures. She has combined her enthusiasm for both in her current series of work, Unsung Muses.


21 March - 3 May - Dover Gallery

Blue Tarn - Through a Window

Blue Tarn are a group of over 20 artists based in Cumbria whose practices are diverse and invigorating. Their media include graphite drawings, oil and watercolour, photography, mixed media, printing, felting, tufted textiles and ceramics.


21 March - 3 May

Metaphor - Make Do and Mend

METAPHOR is an exciting and forward-thinking textile group, which was formed in 2010. The original members spent the first two years working with a mentor on various projects, they are now working on group exhibitions.


9 May - 28 Jun - Dover Gallery

Fusion

Founded in 2000, fusion is an established group of practising textile artists based in the north east of England. Currently there are 15 of them who meet on a regular basis. The group offers a forum to share ideas and learn new skills, and initiates opportunities for members to show work together in local and national exhibitions.


9 May - 28 Jun

Alison Stockmarr - Facebooks

‘Face Books’ is a collection of work poking fun at Facebook.


16 May - 5 July

Textilia 3 - Time

2015 is the 21st Anniversary of the creation of Textilia 3 and this exhibition will celebrate the idea of Time in all its guises. The thirteen members of the group will be interpreting the theme in multiple ways including the changes wrought by time, the measurement of time, passing of time and reflecting on time. Their aim is to make the viewer question how they respond to the idea of time themselves. The work incorporates applique, hand and machine embroidery, felt-making, sculptural stitching, fabric manipulation and stitched/acrylic work.


4 July - 6 Sept - Dover Gallery

Colin Reynolds - Seascapes

Kendal based photographer Colin, has a passion for the abstract found within the moving waters of the sea combined with a lengthy apeture. The images that he produces are beautiful, ethereal and atmospheric.


11 Jul - 31 Aug

Mary Sleigh & Jan Miller

Mary Sleigh and Jan Miller (both members of the Textile Study Group) are working together for the first time on this new exhibition.

This collaboration unites them in common themes while illustrating their differences in interpretation and practice The decision to exhibit together challenges them both to develop a body of new work for display. Their working practice is rooted in their home backgrounds and the industrious process of making.


10 Oct - 14 Nov - Howgill Gallery

Jenny Bullen, Lynda Gray, Shelley Rhodes, Dorothy Tucker -             Kutch to Kantha

The work of these four artists is inspired by the embroidery of India.