Selected Exhibitions

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Forthcoming Exhibitions

10th September –  22nd October 2017
Conflict   –  Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

15th October  –  29th October 2017
Another View  –  Prism Textile Art, Hoxton Arches, London

13th October   –  22nd November 2017
Stronger Together  –  DAC Annual Exhibition, Penarth Pier Pavilion, Vale of Glamorgan

Solo Exhibitions

15th February 2016 – 18th March 2016 
Invitation to Hope – St Mary’s Chapel, Newman University, Birmingham, West Midlands

10th January 2015 – 22nd February 2015
A Sense of Longing : Hiraeth  –  MOMA Machynlleth, Powys

August 2014
Guest Artist – ArtWorks, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd

April 2014 – June 2014
Solo Exhibition – Oriel Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd

12th  – 24th March 2014
Fragile Dramas – The Cloisters Gallery, St Davids Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire

July 14th – August 11th 2013
French Exchange – Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

5th  – 10th April 2012
Details from The Invitation –  Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd

March 20th – April 2nd 2012
The Invitation   –  The Cloisters Gallery, St Davids Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire

15th October  – 13th November 2011
NCompass: Encounters with the Soul  –  CARAD, Museum and Art Gallery, Rhayader, Powys

Group Exhibitions

23rd July  –  3rd September 2017
Open Exhibition: Borders, Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

25th March – 13th May 2017
Stitched Voices of Resistance  –  Gallery 1, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University, Wales

29th April  –  13th May 2017
Another View  –  Prism Textile Art, RBSA Birmingham

1st – 28th March 2017
Breaking New Ground: Exhibition of International Prints  –  Thoreau Art Gallery, Franklin Pierce University, New Hampshire, USA

1st March 2017 – 15th April 2017
War-Torn Children – Linen Hall Library, Belfast, Northern Ireland

28th February  –  28th June
Stronger Together  –  DAC Annual Exhibition, Oriel Ynys Môn Gallery, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales

13th January 2017  –  3rd February 2017
Breaking New Ground : Exhibition of International Prints  –  Swansea Print Workshop, Swansea, Glamorgan

10th October – 18th November 2016
Breaking New Ground : Exhibition of International Prints – School of Art Gallery, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

7th October – 26th November 2016
Stitched Legacies of Conflicts – Roe Valley Arts and Heritage Centre, Limavady, Co Londonderry, N.Ireland

20th – 21st August 2016
Détissages : Zéro Euro – An exhibition of contemporary textile art for the Festival of Linen, St Thélo, Brittany, France
Touring to the studio of Anne Guibert-Lassalle, Ploumanac’h, Brittany from 5th – 29th September 2016

6th  – 26th January 2016
Disability Arts Cymru Annual Exhibition : Austerity/Extravagance  –  Norwegian Church, Cardiff

6th  – 24th December 2015
Disability Arts Cymru Annual Exhibition : Austerity/Extravagance – Plas Glyn-y-Weddw, Pwllheli, Gwynedd

3rd  – 22nd December 2015
Open Exhibition : Inspired by Wales  –  Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

1st December 2015 – 30th January 2016
Exhibition 2 – Main Gallery, Blossoms Gallery: Oriel Flodau, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

31st October 2015 – 5th December 2015
Sustainable Seas? – Eco Gallery, Blossoms Gallery: Oriel Flodau, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

20th – 31st May 2015
Prism: Lines of Communication  –   Hoxton Arches Gallery, London

7th March – 11th April 2015
Painting with Words  –   Willow Gallery, Oswestry, Shropshire

July/August 2014
Summer Open Exhibition  –  Oriel Nwy/Gas Gallery, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

22nd April 2014 – 24th May 2014
Spring Open  –  Willow Gallery, Oswestry, Shropshire

20th December 2013 – 22nd January 2014
Open Exhibition – Oriel Nwy/Gas Gallery, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

4th May 2014 – 26th May 2014
Best of Powys Exhibition  –  Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

3rd May 2014 – 26th May 2014
CRYD at Minerva  –  Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes, Powys

3rd December 2013 – 4th January 2014
Disability Arts Cymru : DAC@30 –  Norwegian Church, Cardiff, touring in January and February 2014 to Beaufort Gallery, Llandrindod Wells, Powys and Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre, Newport, Gwent

26th October – 30th November 2013
Affordable Art – Willow Gallery, Oswestry, Shropshire

7th September – 19th October 2013
Natural Selection – Willow Gallery, Oswestry, Shropshire

18th August – 20th October 2013
Food for Thought –  Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

20th  – 27th July 2013
English Choral Experience : Arts and Music Festival  –  Dore Abbey, Abbey Dore, Herefordshire

25th May  – 29th September 2013
ArtWorks : Summer Exhibition  –  ArtWorks, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd

28th May – 1st June 2013
Prism : Liminal: crossing the threshold  –  The Mall Galleries, London

7th  – 22nd December  2012
Engedi: ADVENTurous  –  The Old Imperial Hotel, Colwyn Bay, Clwyd

30th September – 28th October  2012
MWAC Open Exhibition  –  Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

29th September 2012 – 6th January 2013
Prism – Textile Inspired Art Whitstable Museum and Art Gallery, Whitstable, Kent

29th May – 2nd June 2012
Prism : Hidden Places, Hidden Spaces  –  The Mall Galleries, London

25th March – 20th May 2012
A Closer Look  –  Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

1st  – 29th October 2011
A Fresh Start: Celebrating Powys Arts Month  –  Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

August 2011
Endangered Landscape  –  Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws, Powys

24th – 28th May 2011
Prism : Up Close:: in Detail  –  The Mall Galleries, London

21st May – 2nd June 2011
MA Exhibition  –  School of Art Gallery, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

2011
CRYD : Nine Artisans – MOMA Wales, Machynlleth, Powys

2010
The Aberrations Group : Internal Traces –  Gloucestershire Art &Craft Centre, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

2009
Ffiniau  : Boundaries  –  Cywain Centre, Bala, Gwynedd
Exhibition to coincide with the 2009 National Eisteddfod

2009
Tabernacle Art Competition :  Any line or lines from Edward FitzGerald’s translation of the Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam  –   MOMA  Machynlleth, Powys

2009
Prism –  The Mall Galleries, London

2008
CRYD : Art Between the Waters   –  Oriel Llwyngwril Gallery, Llwyngwril, Gwynedd

2007/8
Alumni Exhibition –  School of Art Gallery, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Cerredigion

2007
Prism at the Fashion, Embroidery and Stitch Show  –   The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, Yorkshire

2007
Tabernacle Art Competition :  In a Country Churchyard  –  MOMA Wales, Machynlleth, Powys

2007
Prism  –  The Mall Galleries, London

2006
Prism  –  The Mall Galleries, London

2005
Rugby Open –  Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby, Warwickshire

2005
Opus School of Textile Arts  – Knitting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London and
Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate, Yorkshire

2005
Opus School of Textile Arts : Pathways  –  The Mall Galleries, London

2005
Magic Quilt Expo Lyon, France

2005
Leamington and District Embroiderers’ Guild : 40 Years, A Retrospective  –  Warwickshire Museum, Warwick, Warwickshire

2005
Prism  – The Mall Galleries, London

2004
Prism  – The Mall Galleries, London

2003
Rugby Open  –  Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby, Warwickshire

2003
Embroiderers’ Guild : Expressions in Stitch – Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, Warwickshire

2002
Opus School of Textile Arts : Pathways  –  Museum of London, London

2000
Embroiderers’ Guild : Riches of Stitches –  Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, Warwickshire

 

Awards

Runner-Up, People’s Choice Award with piece ‘Silent Polyphonies’ in Disability Arts Cymru Exhibition ‘Austerity/Extravagance’ 2015/16

July 2015
Inaugural Poetry Competition – Highly Commended for poem ‘Stabat Mater’
Disability Arts Cymru

9th May – 20th June 2014
Open Exhibition, Gas Gallery, Aberystwyth – In Top Three of People’s Choice Awards with piece ‘Sleep Softly because You Live in my Dreams’

2014
Arts Council of Wales Award of Funding for musical element of installation

13th July – 31st August 2013
Tabernacle Open Competition ‘The Garden – Yr Ardd’ – Highly Commended for piece ‘In the Garden, Secretly’ MOMA Wales, The Tabernacle, Machynlleth, Powys

2007
Riches of Stitches – Embroiderers’ Guild Commended Award for piece ‘Rain on the Water’. Bilston Craft Gallery, Wolverhampton, touring to Bankfield Museum, Halifax

2007
CRYD Art Between the Waters
Highly Commended for piece ‘Rain on the Paps of Jura’ – Gwynedd Arts Month at locations in West Wales

2000
Riches of Stitches – Embroiderers’ Guild Commended Award for hanging ‘Of Angels and Mermaids’, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry

Publications

Embroidery Magazine Volume 66 November/December 2015
The Hue of Sorrow – Article in Occasional series ‘First Person’

A Grain of Sand
Anthology of Poetry and Prose published by Aberystwyth University 2016

Having Our Say
Poetry and Prose in English and Welsh published by Disability Arts Cymru 2016

Her Mind’s Eye
Images and Poems by Women Ed. Rachel Lever Pyramid Press

The West in Her Eye
Poems by Women Ed. Rachel Lever Pyramid Press

Spreading the Word
Poetry Anthology Ed. Chris Walton Published by Triumph House

Illustrations

A Grain of Sand
Anthology of Poetry and Prose published by Aberystwyth University 2016

Blue-Grey Island
Paula Burns Published by Troubador Publishing

Evidence and Transcendence
Anne E. Inman Published by University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Indiana

Images for Africa
An Anthology of Poems and Illustrations Ed. Jane Glencross Published by WaterAid

Reviews

Détissages: ‘Zéro Euro’. L’Exposition Prolongée
Le Télégramme, Bretagne

Une Artiste Atypique
Le Courrier Indépendant, Loudéac, Brittany

 

 

 

 

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