I visited a stunning exhibition recently in The Loft, Portaferry, called 'Natural Elements'. It featured pastels and oil on metal by Sara Brown (www.sarabrownartist.com) and textiles by Helen Templeton. They take their inspiration from Strangford Lough and the beautiful scenery in that area.
My 'Curlew on Shore' print appears in the Country Living Magazine Emporium section in the July issue! I used to work for the magazine in their Broadwick Street offices in Soho, so this has always been an aim of mine.
The weather has been glorious for Wednesday evening racing...
I was so pleased with this article in 'Ireland's Homes, Interiors & Living' magazine, May issue.
The award I received at BCTF Harrogate entitled me to an article about my business in Greetings Today Magazine, the May issue. This is the trade magazine for the card industry. They gave me a lovely half page write up with enormous images of my work. This has given me huge exposure and I'm getting [...]
I was thrilled to have won an award at BCTF Harrogate selected by Ged Mace, President of the Greetings Card Association and Tracey Bearton, editor of Greetings Today Magazine. According to the feedback I was given, the awards in the greetings card category were selected on originality, commercial viability and wow factor. I was blown [...]
I am looking forward to exhibiting in the Newcomers Section at the British Craft Trade Fair in Harrogate. We set up on 1st April and the show runs from 2nd - 4th.
Eye-catching and fun knitwear collection from Jordan Currie with a sixties feel. Great photography (making full use of the new build) of Josh McKay's 'distressed', theatrical, outfits.
Kerrie McEvoy's sculpture sat perfectly in the stunning new art college building. Her large industrial pieces seemed to echo the concrete and steel construction going on outside. Laura J Kane's display was something a bit different. Quirky, handmade, maps - all things that appeal to me.
Rachel Finlay's textiles are inspired by a deserted mill building. I was drawn to her palette of emerald green, mustard and grey. Her fabric swatches were very tactile - a gorgeous collection. Emma Clarke's illustrative collection was inspired by nature and was fresh, colourful and classy. Sandra Cichosz's woven swatches really cheered me up - [...]