What is art? What does it mean to you? These are some of the thoughts I wrote down a few days ago when I was asked to reflect on these questions (by Anastasia Azure): Art is making that expresses meaning
I’m from Cumbria but now I live in west Wales. For the past ten years my home has been the beautiful Isle of Tiree in the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland, so this is a big change for me. I think about the quiet discipline of cloth: habits and quotidian rhythms and the structure of praying the hours; how our outworn clothes embody our history and memory; about what we keep and what we waste, and about connections and inclusion and mixing things up.Read more
I weave, spin, felt and stitch to make wearable art, especially scarves and brooches, alongside art for the wall and small things to treasure. This work is inspired by the Isle of Tiree where I lived till very recently, and by the magical details that catch my eye as I walk with my camera.Read more
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Arising from an online retreat, Way of the Monk, Path of the Artist, with Christine Valters Paintner at abbeyofthearts.com Jesus, born of dust, I seize the hem of your robe with fierce longing, bless my work. Brigid, Sant Ffraid, your mantle