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is a new group composed of seven nationally and internationally
exhibited quilt and embroidery artists based in the North of England.
Each member of the group has produced a series of works inspired by
the word ‘transition’. Their personal interpretation of the theme
ranges from the sociopolitical to the more physical explorations of
how stitch transforms cloth.
Bilsborrow is driven by colour and the interaction of shapes. She
enjoys the process of combining traditional techniques with surface
design and machine quilting. Her Lifeline series deals with the
transitions between different life stages – the phases of our lives
that we all go through but cannot really see until we look backwards.
Bunter creates textile art that explores the potential of hand stitch
and reflects her fascination with the manipulation of materials. Her
Transition work is an investigation of the making process: the
accumulation of marks and stitches and the transformations that occur
as a line of thread becomes stitch, pattern, structure and language.
Conway has produced a body of work that explores the process of
transition as experienced by immigrants, particularly in the Brick
Lane area of London. Graffiti marks observed there are used to
symbolize both the changing nature of inner city spaces and the
experiences migrants have in transiting from one language and culture
Higgins has drawn her inspirations from man-made structures and
constructs. Her Transition pieces, influenced by visits to Shanghai,
seeks to explore the differences between the new public face of China
and the government control and restrictions that still thread through
every aspect of life.
Holland explores the question ‘quilts are stationary, safe and
hopefully beautiful, but what if a quilt can transform into something
else?’ In her Transition pieces she has created a series of work
that incorporates an element of change and challenges traditional
Relph is heavily influenced by her travels in Africa: the movement of
peoples and objects across vast distances and the changes that take
place along the way.
Wyman has created a series of pieces that are autobiographical and
represent a time of personal transition and self discovery.
group will hold a series of ‘meet the artist’ events on:
19 March 2-4pm, Saturday 26 March 2-4pm, Sunday 17 April 2-4pm,
Saturday 23 April 2-4pm.