Threads is a participatory textile project lead by local artists Abi Wheeler and Carol Ann Eades. The work, commissioned by Ryde Arts in partnership with Ryde Library is being made at a time of transition in Ryde; against a backdrop of regeneration planning. As key stakeholders for the town debate it’s future, the work centralises…Read More
The Thrill of the Archive
Over the next few weeks, I am focussing my attention on the lifejacket and am using a residency period at Aspex gallery in Portsmouth to investigate this iconic object with fresh eyes. Having accumulated several contemporary lifejackets which in colour, shape and context are already familiar even to the likes of non-seafaring me, I arranged…Read More
#wipinthewindow shows rough ideas and work in development and aims to shift the emphasis from the ‘end product’ by giving a stage to the process behind the work.Read More
Palette for A/W 2018
I had a bit of a eureka!!! moment the other day. I was standing in the bathroom and in the reflection of the mirror I caught the colours of my t-shirt and cardi against the dark walls of the bathroom.Read More
In a former life I was a teacher and when faced with redundancy in the middle of 2016, I embarked on a second career as a designer/maker. For me, this was an opportune moment to start living the life I’ve always wanted and I have since started carving out a niche for myself, exploring what…Read More
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