16 June: 1. Exhibition: Intertidal, 2. Exhibition: OLD WOMAN CRAZY TO WEAVE!, 3. Captcha, 4. HCA News, 5. Selvedge

I am always happy to send out announcements for exhibitions and events. But please, send me the pertinent information such as venue (including address with postcode and website if applicable), opening days and times, and any other details as text in the body of your email. It saves me having to type it in, risking mistakes and having to email you back with queries, then waiting for a reply or googling the site and trying to find the information myself.

1. Exhibition: Intertidal

Intertidal – a celebration of our coastline
An exhibition of woven tapestry and ceramics by Jane Riley at Saltburn Studios

29th June – 21st July

For more information about the artist and the exhibition please go to www.rookwoodandhoot.co.uk/intertidal

Saltburn Studios are open 12-4 Saturday and Sunday (viewing midweek by appointment only please contact Jane Riley 07403 274577)

Saltburn Studios
30-32 Marske Road
Saltburn by the Sea
TS12 1QG

JaneRiley Intertidal poster


An Exhibition of Woven Art by Joan Kendall
St Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19 1AE

For more info contact:
Website: https://soulweaving.co.uk/

Joan Kendall Old Woman Crazy to Weave poster

3. Captcha: getting into Members Area

For new members (and a reminder for existing ones) who might be having trouble getting into the members’ area because of Captcha (the are you a human – or a robot – software). I looked into the issue back in November 2016 but unfortunately I am unable to resolve it.

Captcha is imposed by the server, not under our control. So, other than changing service provider (very drastic last resort), there is nothing I can do. Or so I have been advised by those with more up-to-date technical knowledge.

The work-around is that when you get to a blank screen, just click again on the Membership button. It will take you straight in.

4. Heritage Crafts Association News


Grandey’s Place
Grandey’s PlaceA new centre for makers, dedicated to the conservation of Britain’s heritage crafts

Looking for workshop space? You might find what you are looking for at Grandey’s Place, a series of converted farm buildings in East Hertfordshire which is nearing completion. Careful consideration has gone into the lighting, heating, access arrangements, storage and security; but the aim of Grandey’s Place is broader than just providing workshop space. Clive Beecham, a passionate advocate for the conservation of heritage crafts, whose brainchild the centre is, is also offering mentoring and business support and is developing an ethos of community where different craftspeople support each other, exchange ideas and work collaboratively. Being close to London but just outside the M25 in a lovely rural setting near Much Hadham, the amount of space you get for your (sometimes subsidised) money is very attractive.

As building draws to an end, enquiries are invited from makers looking to take workshop space. Five QEST scholars have recently done just that: Wayne Hart (letter carver), Poppy Field (sculptor), Mark-Angelo Gizzi (leather worker), Seth Kennedy (antiquarian horologist) and Grace Brennan (studio artist).

For more information visit the website: https://heritagecrafts.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a2ec3bc859582e86350f88a66&id=cc20cd4a81&e=93f0bd8979

or send an email: info@grandeysplace.co.uk

Cockpit Arts Summer Open Studios
Cockpit ArtsHolborn, 14-16 June
Deptford, 21-23 June
Join Cockpit Arts for a glimpse behind the studio doors and a chance to buy direct from London’s best independent makers. Over 140 contemporary makers, demonstrations, talks and taster workshops, plus secret postcard sale where you can snap up a postcard-sized artwork to help Cockpit Arts to continue its support for talented new makers.

Read more at: https://heritagecrafts.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a2ec3bc859582e86350f88a66&id=f816d1294e&e=93f0bd8979

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5. Selvedge

Newsletter No. 22


Faith Ringgold.
On the opening of the Africn American Artists Fath Ringgold first show in the UK, at the Serpentine Gallery, London, we look back at an article on her work from issue 04 written by Dr. Catherine Harper Have Faith Colourful and carefully constructed, these quilts communicate eloquently Faith Ringgold’s website – www.faithringgold.com – states “if you are an artist, writer, teacher, or a kid of any age who loves art and stories you may just be in the right place”. The generosity of this welcome sets the tone for her site and for her practice. Ringgold, originally a painter, makes…

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That the land that now constitutes Peru has been a hot-bed of textile artistry for more than two millennia is no…

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Weaving Beyond The Bauhaus.
Established in 1919, acclaimed German art school the Bauhaus was home…

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7 June: 1.Exhibition: ISLAND TO ISLAND, 2. BTG Demo Photos, 3. Save the Reef, 4. Selvedge

1.Exhibition: ISLAND TO ISLAND

Woven Tapestry, Paper, Stone

Two artists, Louise Martin and Ros Bryant, respond to two Islands, Westray and the Isle of Man.

Hodgson Loom Gallery
Laxey, Isle of Man, IM4 7AR
15th June – 13th July 2019
Open Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm
Exhibition: Island to Island poster
Key Dates:
15th June – Launch 10am- 5pm
18th June – Workshop – Weaving on slate 2-4pm
21st June – Workshop – Weaving on nail looms 2-4pm
24th – 28th June – Workshop – Journeys in weave
29th June – Demonstration – 10am – 5pm
2 hour workshop poster 5 day workshop poster          

Details of workshops at: WORKSHOPS – ISLE OF MAN

2. BTG Demo Photos

BTG Demonstrating at Craft Central in London on 12 May 2019

Ioana Marinca, visited us at Craft Central and took several photographs which she has kindly shared with BTG.

Ioana writes:

I wanted to share some pictures from the Forge event on Westferry Road – link at the end of the email. If you use them, please reference my name/ my website. Please let me know if you’re having issues accessing the folder, happy to help.


BTG Demo Photos

3. Save the Reef

I had a message from Doris Florig, via Emma Jo Webster.

Emma Jo writes:

Hi we’ve had a message on Instagram from Doris Florig inviting tapestry weavers to participate in #savethereef for more info please go to www.weavingpeopleandnaturetogether.org
She’s wanting people to weave fish, sea,coastal, faces etc if interested please check out her website
Emma Jo Webster


4. Selvedge

Newsletter No. 21 includes:

Myrninerest. (MUST SEE!)
Madge Gill never had any formal art training, yet her imaginative and experimental artwork brought her recognition as one…
NOTE: the date in your diaries: 22 June – 22 September 2019, William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4PP

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Newsletter No. 20 includes:

Phenomenal Nature. (see these giant knotted sculptures)
This summer, sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee will be the subject of a revelatory retrospective at The Met Breuer…

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Coinciding with Art Basel 2019, von Bartha Basel announces an exhibition of new works by Swiss artist Karim Noureldin…

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Life’s Rich Tapestry with Jilly Edwards and Celia Joicey

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Issue 89 Latin Coming Soon

Read this at: https://mailchi.mp/selvedge/the-east-issue-coming-soon-177185?e=b4676973e5

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