Events followed by tuition

3rd - 24th February 2024

A curated collection of work by MAKE Southwest’s printmakers, photographers and mixed media artist Maker Members.

Photography is an important contribution to my design process. Whilst teaching in southern France I became interested in the advertising columns I saw in Toulouse. In Paris they are an iconic feature of the city’s landscape known as Colonne Morris. In Toulouse these elegant structures often display multiple layers of posters torn and shredded to reveal fascinating glimpses of events long gone. I took many photos. From these I created a digital template to print.

The new scarf collection is exhibited at the Print Room. Each scarf is individually created using part of the printed design. The fabric is a beautiful cashmere and silk weave that I sometimes use for nuno scarves.  

Another use of print on my hand felted cloth uses impressions of my hand pleated designs that are mounted on tiles with laser cut botanical cut outs. These square wall tiles are shown in the Print Room along with the scarves.

 


Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

Free Entry

01626 832223

makesouthwest.org.uk/all-activity/around-the-table-2023

11th November 2023 - 27 January 2024

A Maker Member exhibition on the theme of Winter celebrations in the Riverside Gallery

Christmas and winter is a time to slow down, to gather and tell stories, eat, drink and celebrate.

To complement the annual Christmas show Under the Tree Liz is delighted to be part of the curated Maker Member display in the Riverside Gallery. She will exhibit new work of richly textured nuno felt table mats and pleated felt acoustic tiles.

A variety of craft disciplines, from ceramics and print, to jewellery and textiles, will adorn the space in a celebration of winter gatherings in the home to make perfect gifts for the Christmas season.


Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

Free Entry

01626 832223

makesouthwest.org.uk/all-activity/around-the-table-2023

Saturday, 20th May 2023

A Spring Craft Fair

Liz will be in the Jubilee Gallery selling her felted designs celebrating British wool.

Free entry

MAKE Southwest
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

makesouthwest.org.uk/green-maker-initiative

 

15th - 22nd April 2023, 10.30 - 4.00 daily (closed Sunday)

Liz is pleased to have been invited to contribute to the collection of works presented and re-imagined by Heritage Courtyard Gallery's talented SOMERSET ARTISTS AND MAKERS in an array of media including ceramics, textiles, paintings and sculptural forms.

Everything in Transform, will be created with the idea that the viewer will see the object in a totally new way. Presented and re-imagined in an array of materials including fabulous ceramics which can be used and re-used, transformed from their clay beginnings through the magical firing process.

You are welcome to join the artists at the gallery for refreshments on the opening day, Saturday 15th April between 11am and 2pm.

Heritage Courtyard Gallery and Studios
6, Heritage Courtyard
Wells
BA5 2RR

Saturday, 1st April 2023, 11:00 - 3.30 pm

You are invited to the opening day of The Hearing Hard Project: CATHARSIS

A collaborative sound and visual installation highlighting the importance of mental wellbeing and mindfulness. Made possible by the amazing contributions of the community and put together by visual artist, Rebecca Barnard.

This project aims to bring attention to the importance of mental health and mindfulness whilst encouraging those taking part to explore quiet reflection and self-expression through the mediums of listening, hearing and mark making.

Heritage Courtyard Gallery and Studios
6, Heritage Courtyard
Wells
BA5 2RR

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26th February - 22nd May 2022

Liz is excited to be showing her signature accessories at the Royal Academy of Art shop as part of the exhibition: Whistler's Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan. Liz was commissioned to reflect the subtle colours and tones in the paintings whilst working towards a 'more conceptual and crafted' look.

The exhibition explores Whistler's close professional and personal relationship with Hiffernan: her life and role as a friend, model, lover and collaborator.

Further information from:
  Royal Academy of Art
  Burlington House
  Piccadilly
  London.
  W1J 0BD

Friday, 19th - Sunday, 21st November 2021

Explore Hestercombe's bustling annual Christmas Market near Taunton in the heart of Somerset, featuring festive stalls bursting with beautiful locally-sourced gifts, delicious treats and unique hand-crafted items. You will need to book tickets.

Liz will not have a stall at the market but she is delighted to have a collection of her scarves and jewellery selected for sale in the new Hestercombe Craft Gallery shop.

Also some great ideas for Christmas gifts include a selection of her popular felt making kits and the new Nuno Felt Projects: a fabulous box set of materials with postcards and her book Nuno Felt.

 

Hestercombe Gardens
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton
TA2 8LG

2nd October - 27th November 2021

Liz is pleased to be associated with the Devon Guild of Craftsmen and their current exhibition, Room Settings.

More information from:

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

Saturday, 29th May – Saturday, 10th July 2021

The best work by Devon Guild of Craftsmen Makers

 We built a pond in our garden some 20 years ago. The small lily plant has since multiplied and each year gives us spectacular blooms. I have captured the transitory beauty on camera many times.

During the second national lockdown I searched for creative inspiration amongst my photo albums. One lily photo caught my eye. I have often thought to explore design opportunity on the computer and set about pixelating the lily image. One thing lead to another.

The design was enlarged and printed on sheets of A4 paper which I joined to create a cartoon from which to work, as would a tapestry weaver.

I have a stash of unused hand dyed felt, some of which has blotchy irregular surface colouration. Perfect for cutting into small squares and using to ‘paint’ a canvas. The Lockdown Lily collection was born.

The collection comprises three individual panels each 40cm x 40cm made up of 1.5cm squares and irregular blocks of hand cut felt pieces.

The project has been a truly all consuming lockdown activity!

 

More information from:

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

Additionally, the shop at The Devon Guild is now open again

Saturday, 17th April - Sunday, 27th June 2021

Liz is pleased to have had work selected for this exhibition in Felletin, France.

Tous les deux ans, Felletin met à l’honneur un savoir-faire séculaire et pourtant méconnu : le feutre de laine.

Malgré le report de la 7ème édition des Journées Européennes du feutre à 2023, c’est avec bonheur que nous ouvrons donc notre saison 2021 avec cette exposition de grands formats feutrés d’artistes textiles européens. Reconnu artisanat d’art en 2016, le feutre ainsi déployé en tentures et tapis fait le lien avec la tapisserie de basse-lice, art emblématique du territoire sud-creusois.

Étoffe intissée constituée de fibres amalgamées entre elles, le feutre se révèle protéiforme et enchanteur. Ses qualités et son aspect varient en fonction du type de laine utilisé, de la technique employée, des autres matières ajoutées, de l’épaisseur et enfin du degré de feutrage des fibres.
Venez découvrir toute la diversité, l’inventivité et le charme des créations feutrées de notre temps.

As part of this event, an exhibition presenting the best of the current felted creation, will be shown in the 15th century church of Notre-Dame-du-château.

More information:

FELLETIN PATRIMOINE ENVIRONNEMENT
Place Quinault 23500 Felletin
Tél. : 05 55 66 54 60
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Wednesday, 2nd December 2020 - continuing throughout January 2021

Liz is delighted to be part of Heritage Courtyard Gallery's Winter exhibition. Showcasing fabulous work from gallery artists and guest artists. Beautiful gift ideas amongst a wonderful selection of glass, textiles, ornaments, paintings and much more. 

All exhibiting artists are showcased on the Heritage Courtyard's website. Prices for exhibited work are shown.

For more information or to purchase work please visit the website or email:
 - heritagecourtyardstudio.com
 
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 - Sadler Street, Wells. BA5 2RR

 

Saturday, 12th September - 1st November 2020

An exhibition featuring new work by members of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen.

Every year since the Devon Guild of Craftsmen began there has been a Members’ summer exhibition. It is a chance for them to celebrate their craft knowledge and experience by creating inspirational pieces for our visitors to see and buy. Liz responded to the call with the Boro Boro Kimono, a bespoke couture garment in her hand pleated nuno felt fabric, inspired by her travels in Japan.

More information from:

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

Additionally, the shop at The Devon Guild has been closed for a while but has recently announced that they are excited and relieved to have reopened the Devon Guild of Crafts shop and galleries. 

 

4th - 25th March 2020

Liz is pleased to have been invited to exhibit at the Alumni Exhibition of the Bath Schools of Art and Design.

Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design is hosting a major exhibition to coincide with the Grand Opening of its Locksbrook campus. The exhibition will celebrate the breadth and talent of its illustrious alumni and will coincide with the launch of a new book on the history of Bath’s art schools. The work will be exhibited across its two campuses: Locksbrook and Sion Hill.

More information from:

Bath Spa University
Newton Park
Newton St Loe
BATH
BA2 9BN

012225 876300

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'IMPRINT' celebrates an exhibition of new collections at this exciting contemporary gallery in Bath. Includes fabulous new designs working with Carole to make the softest collaborations of painted cloth and fine cashmere pleated felt shawls.

Further information:

Waller&Wood in Bath
4 Abbey Green
BATH

Wednesday to Saturday 11 - 5pm 
Sunday from 12 - 4pm
Other times by appointment T: 07803 033629

www.wallerandwood.co.uk

 

 

  

 

22nd November 2019 - 19th January 2020

Liz is delighted to be part of this contemplative exhibition for the senses: inspired by nature and wellbeing, winter@devonguild will feature a collection from Devon Guild Members working in many different craft disciplines. Liz will present a new collection of cosy collars and scarves, perfect for the winter season.

More information from:

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

ADVANCE NOTICE

Booking opens soon for: 4th - 7th March 2025

This brand new workshop for 2024 was a great success and dates for 2025 are now confirmed.

Fine felt making with British wools invites participants to explore less familiar native wools and to celebrate their diversity for fine felt making and unique hand crafted outcomes. Sampling exercises will inform your own design aims using a range of felting methods. Beginners are welcome!

West Dean College

Nr Chichester

West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

Please book directly with: West Dean College

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