Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery and textile art podcast, two members of York Textile Artists share their story of forming a new group.
The group was formed by uniting 8 textile artists around the city of York who had all exhibited at York Open Studios in April 2018. An early guest of Stitchery Stories, Bridgette Bernadette Karn has been a major instigator of the group.
The group aim to not only support each other in creating textile art but also to act as a force for change in promoting the value of Textile Arts.
Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see examples of the group members’ work.
Susan Weeks chats with Carol Coleman & Alison Spaven about:
- How the group became established
- The aims and mission of the group
- The members and their areas of expertise
- The challenges of setting up a group
- Do they spend time together as a group?
- The journey to getting a group bank account
- The excitement of their forthcoming exhibition 10th & 11th November
and much more…
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10th & 11th November 2018, 10am to 4pm
York Cemetery Chapel, Cemetery Road, York http://yorkcemetery.org.uk
York Open Studios 2019 https://www.yorkopenstudios.co.uk/
Other episodes mentioned in our chat:
Bridget Bernadette Karn https://www.stitcherystories.com/bridgetbernadettekarn/
Fran Brammer https://www.stitcherystories.com/franbrammer/
Profanity Embroidery Group https://www.stitcherystories.com/profanityembroiderygroup/
Iona Barker Say It Ain’t Sew https://www.stitcherystories.com/ionabarker/