Image: Caroline Bell.
Next month, the Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, will host the annual Contemporary Textiles Fair (20-22 March 2020). Only textile artists and designer makers can exhibit at the Fair, where textile enthusiasts, collectors, and art lovers can visit to find artworks with texture, wearable masterpieces, handmade homeware, and unique curiosities. From stitched wall-hangings with conceptual significance, to carefully designed and hand-crafted objects, the fair does not discriminate between art or craft, focusing instead on featuring exceptional talent in any textile-related discipline.
There will be more than 70 exhibitors including: Caroline Bell, Caroline dyes, prints and marks textiles using natural processes only. This she transforms into works for the wall and smaller functional objects which are often intensively embellished with stitch. Her work is currently on tour in the States with SAQA in an exhibition 3 D Expression 2019 – 2022. Bridget Bernadette Karn, who uses wool fibre to create detailed figurative felt pictures. Her work has previously featured in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2016.
Image: Sue Trevor.
Emma Jackson of Silversoles, who makes hand felted textiles for interiors and to wear and Kit Mooi, with her hand-woven colourful textiles. Woven by hand from high quality cotton and super soft lambswool, Kit turns her handmade textiles into unique fashion and home accessories including cushions, scarves, brooches, necklaces, cufflinks and lavender hearts.
Image: Stephanie Wilkinson.
For more information visit www.landmarkartscentre.org