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Jeanette Appleton

Fellowship:  Date undefined.  Attimore Barn

Artform: Textiles

Website –www.jeanetteappleton.com

 

Jeanette is a freelance artist exhibiting and lecturing in the UK and abroad. Specialising in the felting technique and transformation of materials by hand or industrial processes. Researching historical and contemporary issues of the nomad and land. Participating in international exchanges to explore cultural difference through the creative process.

 

 

 

Education:

 

1987-89 Post grad in Textile Art, Goldsmiths School of Art

 

1994-98 BA (hons) Fine Art Middlesex University

 

 

 

Awards:

 

2004 Arts Council: exhibit and attend the Triennial of Tapestry, Lodz, Poland

 

2004 Arts Council: International Artist Fellowship Programme

 

2002 Funding for research/exhibition in Japan from Commissions East

 

1997/98 Personal development award from Eastern Arts

 

1997 Research trip to Russia and Mongolia, partly funded by Eastern Arts

 

 

 

Membership:

 

The Contemporary Applied Arts and the 62 group of Textile Artists

 

 

 

Work featured in Publications:

 

2005 ‘Inspired to stitch’ by Dianna Springall. Published by A & C Black

 

2000 ‘Nomad: Nomos’ University of Hertfordshire pub, essay by artist

 

1996 ‘Art Textiles of the World: GB’ Telos publication

 

1991 ‘Appliqué’ by Juliet Bawden published by Mitchel Beazley

 

 

 

Commissions:

 

2000 Microsoft Headquarters commissioned by Designs UK Ltd

 

2000 Private Commission organised by the Craft Council

 

1999 Minvera House commissioned by Livesey O’ Malley

 

1995 Nant Mill Visitors Centre: funded by the Arts Council of Wales

 

 

 

Selected Exhibitions:

 

2005 ‘Through the Surface’ National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

 

2004 The 11th Triennial of Tapestry, Lodz, Poland

 

2003 ‘Felt crossing Borders IV, Bankfield Museum, Halifax, 4 person show

 

2002 ‘In context’, Victoria and Albert Museum, 62 group Textile artists

 

2001 ‘Nomads:Nomos’ University of Hertfordshire. Solo show

 

2001 ‘Art of Stitch’, Mall Gallery, London. Embroiders Guild

 

2000 ‘Art Textiles’ II, Bury St. Edmunds Gallery Touring show