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Featured Artist of the Month – Miriam Fraser

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, …

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Sacred Art: Journeying with the Numinous

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, …

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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 …

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Allistair Covell is interviewed by Arts Thread during the London Design Festival 2015

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 …

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Open Studios at The Farmhouse

Digswell artists at The Farmhouse invite you to visit their studios on either Saturday 17th or Sunday 18th October from 11am – 5pm. Visitors will have the opportunity to speak to the artists present and see and buy their artwork. The artwork on display will include a variety of media …

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An introduction to Dry Point Printing – With tutor Holly Wisker

We are currently taking bookings for our Printmaking courses being held at The Forge this Autumn. The second in a series of one day workshops will introduce drypoint technique, ideal for beginners wanting to explore the process of intaglio printing. Materials will include artist quality oil-based inks and printing papers. …

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Allistair Covell launches the #CanvasToCarpet Rug Collection at the London Design Festival 2015

Allistair Covell will launch #CanvasToCarpet, his debut collection of hand knotted wool rugs, at the trade show Designersblock Edition 18 from the 24th – 27th September 2015 at the Bargehouse exhibition space, part of The London Design Festival’s new Bankside Design District. Allistair has been selected by Arts Thread to …

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