Contemporary International Tapestry Exhibition - 1 October

'Here & Now' opening at the NCCD. Sleaford Lincolnshire 1st October 2016

I am very honoured to have been asked by the National Centre for Craft and Design to curate the first international contemporary tapestry exhibition in England since the one I took part in at the Barbican in 1994. The selection process is now completed and I am happy to list the participating artists, which includes some very exciting work from Japan:

  • Joan Baxter (UK)
  • Sara Brennan (UK)
  • Jilly Edwards (UK)
  • Yasuko Fujino (Japan)
  • Barbara Heller (Canada)
  • Fiona Hutchinson (UK)
  • Aino Kajaniemi (Finland)
  • Valerie Kirk (Australia)
  • Ieva Krumina (Latvia)
  • Rolands Krutovs (Lativia)
  • Ai Ito (Japan)
  • Ayako Matsumura (Japan)
  • Caron Penney (UK)
  • Erin M. Riley (USA)
  • Fiona Rutherford (UK)
  • Kristin Sæterdal (Norway)
  • Philip Sanderson (UK)
  • Saori Sakiai (Japan)
  • Tonje Høydahl Sørli (Norway)
  • Pat Taylor (UK)
  • Misao Watanabe (Japan)