about me

Hello!

I'm a travelling textile artist and illustrator, based in the seaside town of Penarth, just outside Cardiff.

I'm a keen member of the Urban Sketchers group, a global community of artists who draw on location.

I love to record my daily life through sketches and watercolours, usually from my trusty converted van.

I then combine collage applique, free-motion, and hand embroidery techniques to create textile art.

I like each piece to tell a story about the people, landscapes, and scenes included in the subject material.

Where possible, I enjoy incorporating vintage fabrics sourced from my local town. 

What I do

I sell original watercolours and stitched art, as well as teaching freelance.

I welcome commissions with prices given on request – the starting fee is generally £150 for hoop art,

and £200 for approximate A3 size pieces of work. 

I am available to travel throughout the UK to deliver stitched art workshops and talks

(please contact me for prices and availability).

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Some previous exhibitions

Welsh Contemporary Open Art Exhibition, 

Waterford Gallery (Haverford West) and The Mall Gallery (London)

(September - November 2019, November 2020)

I exhibited a large stitched picture of Mumbles Pier, Swansea, which is now for sale!

I was selected to exhibit for a second time at London's Oxo Tower in 2020

(unfortunately cancelled for obvious reasons!)

Celebrating Art in the Vale, Art Central Gallery, Barry 

(Open night: 3rd July 2019, 6:30pm - 8:30pm)

A selection of my work was on display alongside other artists from the Vale of Glamorgan.

 

 

 

 

 

Adre/Home, joint exhibition with Haf Weighton, Penarth Pier Pavilion 

(April – May 2019)

This was my largest exhibition to date, involving fully booked workshops and a Meet the Artist event.

The Contemporary Textiles Fair, Teddington 

(March 2019)

Selected to exhibit as a new designer as part of the Raw Fibres initiative.

 

Emerging Artist Exhibition, Creates Gallery, Usk

(February – March 2019) 

Selected pieces of my work were on show.

 

Showcase at Waterloo Tea, Cardiff 

(October – December 2018)

Loving the urban vibe of this award-winning cafe, located in a beautiful Edwardian arcade, I showcased an updated selection of my work.

Swansea Festival of Stitch 

(August 2018)

I showcased my work at the National Maritime Museum and led fully booked workshops.

Showcase at Waterloo Tea, Penarth 

(June 2018)

I curated and promoted my first ever exhibition at this local hotspot in my home town.

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