textiles

Artists’ Talk: Meet the artists

Led by Gill Crawshaw Some of the wonderful artists who are exhibiting in the Love Arts Festival will be talking about their work at this informal event. This will be a great opportunity to get an insight into how artists work towards an exhibition, as well as learning more about their practice and influences. There will be chance for questions …

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Girls Who Eat Their Feelings – Workshop

As part of Hayley Mills-Styles’ exhibition, Girls Who Eat Their Feelings, which explores her relationship with food and mental health, there will be two textile workshops where participants can learn to make their own felt food. All materials will be provided and the workshops are suitable for people aged 16 and over. The Drawing Room, Leeds Central Library, Calverley Street, Leeds LS1 3AB Age …

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Girls Who Eat Their Feelings – Workshop

As part of Hayley Mills-Styles’ exhibition, Girls Who Eat Their Feelings, which explores her relationship with food and mental health, there will be two textile workshops where participants can learn to make their own felt food. All materials will be provided and the workshops are suitable for people aged 16 and over. Sat 6 Oct 10am-2pm The Drawing Room, Leeds Central Library, Calverley …

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Love Arts Festival Launch

Celebrate the launch of Love Arts 2018 at the opening of the Highlights exhibition in St John’s Centre

Girls Who Eat Their Feelings – Hayley Mills-Styles

TEXTILES, FOOD, SCULPTURE Girls Who Eat Their Feelings explores Hayley’s relationship with food and mental health. The exhibition will showcase a series of textile drawings and sculptures in response to her personal struggles with emotional overeating. As part of the exhibition there will be two free drop in textile workshops where participants can learn to make their own felt food. The …

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Stitch and Stuff – Sandy Holden

TEXTILES, DRAWING, STITCHING ‘Stitch and stuff’ is a collection of 2D and 3D textile art. Sandy works with found and salvaged materials and fabrics in her work, creating new stories from old and faded things. She starts with paints and dyes and then works on top, by hand and machine, with different threads and yarns. Sandy’s childhood was full of making, stitching, drawing …

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Verges – Inkwell Artists

TEXTILES, INSTALLATION, CLOTH Leeds, once a small Saxon settlement and cloth trading town expanded to house the world’s largest woollen Mill: Armley Mills. Textiles were the basis of the economy of Leeds, with extensive waterways and locomotive transport systems making it the textile capital of the world. Inkwell Artists have created a contemporary installation that considers landscape, textile and data that visualises …

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