About me



I studied tapestry weaving at Leeds College of Art between 1962 and 1964. 

Taught fine art tapestry weaving at Leeds Metropolitan University, Bradford and Ilkley Community College and Leeds College of Art between 1985 and 1992. Founder member of the British Tapestry Group in 2005. Helped to organise BTG's first two exhibitions in 2006 and 2008 in Hebden Bridge and Halifax.


Selected exhibitions

2017 Elements: earth, fire, air, water: an International Touring Exhibition

         featuring artists from Australia, USA and UK

         6 Feb - 14 March 2017

         Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Australia

2016 Elements (as above)

         19 Sept - 28 Oct 2016

         Australian National University, Textile Workshop, Acton, ACT, Australia

2016 Duologue: woven dialogues between two textile artists,

         Bradford Industrial Museum.

2015 Heallreaf,

         West Dean College.

2014 BTG at Knitting and Stitching Show,

         Harrogate and London.

2013  A Sensitive Art

         The Quilt Museum, York.

2012  The Drawn Image Woven

         Shed Gallery Ilkley.

2011  North Weave,

         Platform Gallery, Clitheroe.

2009  Weaving Within,

         Stirling Castle and the Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling, Scotland.

2008  Land,

         The Tapestry Foundation of Victoria,

         The Australian National University, Canberra.

2008  Tapestry 08,

         Dean Clough Galleries and Bankfield Museum, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

2008  Land, a tall house in the city,

         Bartholomew Street West Gallery, Exeter.

2006  Tapestry Today,

         Machpelah Mill, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.

2004  A Company of Colour

         Trelowarren Gallery, Cornwall. 

2003  A Company of Colour,

         Bradford Gallery, Yorkshire Crafts Centre.

2001  Woven Threads,

         Worthing Art Gallery.

        The Textile House,

         Brighton Festival.

1998  British Tapestry Triennale 2,

         The Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Notts.

1996  The Garden of Fusion Delights,

         Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

1995  British Tapestry Triennale 1,

         The Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Notts.

1993  100 Years of Yorkshire Landscape,

         Manor House Gallery, Ilkley.

         By Hand,

         Ingleborough Galley, N Yorkshire.

1991  Images of Yorkshire Landscape,

         touring exhibition Bradford and York.

1988  World Weavers Wall,

         Melbourne, Australia.

1988  Tapestry of Our Time,

         Gallery Downstairs, Burnley.

1982  Third National Fibre Art Show,

         Usher Gallery, Lincoln.

1982  Crafts from Yorkshire,

         Copenhagen, Denmark.

1981  Textiles North,

         touring show: Cartwright Hall, Bradford; British Crafts Centre, London;

         Midland Group, Nottingham; Shipley Gallery, Gateshead;

         Mappin Gallery, Sheffield; Museum and Art Gallery, Bolton.

1980  First National Fibre Art Show,

         Roundhouse Gallery, London.


Public and private collections

Provident Financial, Brahm Agency, and private collections in Britain, Australia and USA.

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