After completing her Contemporary Textile degree In Shetland last year, Digswell Alumni Connie Flynn was artist in residence at Sumburgh Lighthouse, Shetland for the month of June. During the residency she researched the social history aspect of the keepers and their families who stayed, worked and lived at the lighthouse. …Read More »
In December 2015 Digswell Artist Allistair Covell was invited by COVER magazine to record his involvement with the Cambrian Mountains Wool 2015 Design Challenge. The article, published to coincide with the final stop on the UK exhibition tour with a show at the National Wool Museum in Llandysul, Wales, focuses …Read More »
How would you describe your current practice (e.g. materials, techniques, themes, key questions, approach)? My practice is about how cloth and clothing link with the transmission of culture and storytelling. I use historical textiles combined with contemporary items to tell stories. For example, in response to a noisy textile mill, …Read More »
Tina Reid and Miche Follano, Digswell Fellows selected for the group show. ‘Sacred Art: Journeying with the Numinous’ at Aberglasney Gardens, Carmarthenshire, Wales, from April 29 – May 5 2016. This exhibition will comprise around 30-40 artists. It will offer a radical departure from many contemporary exhibitions and see sacred, …Read More »
Allistair Covell’s Digital Stitch features in a major exhibition celebrating Welsh wool at the National Wool Museum in Wales.
Digswell Arts Fellow Allistair Covell’s digitally printed textile artwork Digital Stitch is currently on display at the National Wool Museum in Llandysul, Wales. Showing as part of the Cambrian Mountains Wool 2015 International Design Challenge, the exhibition is on display from the 27th November 2015 – 9th January 2016. The …Read More »
Digswell Arts Fellow, Tina Reid’s art work ‘Divinity’ has been included in a collaborative publication; Souzou: Unravel and Reveal Responses to the Origins of Spiritual Practice The publication brings together a wide variety of responses to the theme of the origins of spiritual practice from the perspectives of creative practitioners. …Read More »
Digswell Arts Fellow Allistair Covell has recently been interviewed twice by Arts Thread, the world’s leading network for new creatives that bridges the gap between education and industry. In October 2015 Allistair was invited by Arts Thread to contribute to their Practical Guides section on their website and was interviewed …Read More »