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“Home” in detail continued

August 23, 2020

A further four of our artists give some background and inspiration behind their work on our “Home” project: A view through window bars and reminders of lockdown activities collaged to echo an internet-based meeting screen. Joan Bingley Thinking about being restricted/caged due to lockdown and yet birds flying free – goldfinch escapes while I did … Continue reading “Home” in detail continued

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Featured Artist – Jo Coombes

August 16, 2020

We are fortunate to have Jo Coombes, one of our talented practitioners, as featured artist this week, who has generously given us a unique insight into the influences of her retrospective and ongoing work. Part 1 – Façades and Follies I have always used my professional interest in human behaviour as a rich source of … Continue reading Featured Artist – Jo Coombes

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“Home” in detail

August 9, 2020

Four of our artists give some background and inspiration to their work on our latest “Home” project:   My love of calligraphy inspired this imagery. The text (unreadable I hope) expresses my life at home and how it has evolved over the thirty five years we have lived here. I spent a lot of time … Continue reading “Home” in detail

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Featured Artist – Jude Kingshott

August 4, 2020

We are proud to feature Jude Kingshott, one of our talented practicing mixed media artists and teacher who exhibits regularly both individually and with other contemporary artists.  Follow this link to observe Jude’s video tutorials, which were proposed workshops at this year’s Festival of Quilts: Jude Kingshott & Brunhilde Scheidmeir Eco-Printing and Book Making

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Phoenix Contemporary Textiles – Welcome

July 31, 2020

We are delighted to welcome you to our new blog, which has been set up to share our passion for textiles and art with you virtually, and hopefully inspire you with blogs and images, videos, techniques and what we are up to. As a sixteen- strong, diverse group of contemporary textile artists, we are always … Continue reading Phoenix Contemporary Textiles – Welcome

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