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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.






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


1994-98 BA (hons) Fine Art Middlesex University






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






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






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