Sunday 24 September 2023, Meet Sue Lawty
17:00 - 18:00 GMT British Summer Time (BST)
Online event, hosted on Zoom by Sue Lawty
Sue Lawty's quiet, minimal and abstract works are strongly informed
by the material of their construction and characterised by meticulous
attention to detail. Whether working in linen, hemp, raphia or lead,
she talks of the 'integrity of mark making intrinsic to particular thread
Lawty is a highly experienced artist, designer and teacher, whose
work is in collections worldwide including the Victoria and Albert
Museum, London where she held a year-long residency. Prestigious
Artist Research Fellowships include Smithsonian Museums USA and
the University of Leeds. She is also an accomplished trekker and leads
both hard mountain treks and specialist textile walking trips to Bhutan and
India. The book 'Earth Materials' was published in 2017 about her
Meet the Maker event description
This is a part of a series of Meet the Maker sessions that will give you
a short introduction to textile makers and designers who run
workshops with us. In this event Sue Lawty will share images
depicting the breadth of her work and provide insights into the
upcoming workshop, Subtlety in Woven Tapestry, which will be held
on Wednesday 8 & Wednesday 15 November 2023. There will be
time for questions at the end of her talk.
The event will not be recorded.
All Meet the Maker sessions are non-refundable.