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9th May - 28th June - Dover Gallery
Founded in 2000, Fusion is an established group of practicing textile artists based in the north east of England.
9th May - 28th June
‘Face Books’ is a collection of work poking fun at Facebook.
16th May - 5th July
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.
4th July - 31st August - Dover Gallery
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.
4th July - 31st August
Jamie Barnes Architectural monotypes and etchings by Jamie Barnes - Printmaker Jamie is a Freelance Curator and Printmaker. His artwork is principally concerned with manmade structures: houses, buildings, townscapes and structures in the landscape. In this exhibition Jamie presents new prints made using the trace monotype and etching techniques.
11th July - 31st August
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.
10th October - 14th November- Howgill Gallery
The work of these four artists is inspired by the embroidery of India.