Internationally Renowned Professional Tapestry Studio
19 April 2017, The Old Library, West Dean College, 11am -
West Dean Tapestry Studio Symposium focuses on the relationship between art and craft, as well as questioning the role of making and the maker in contemporary practice.
This symposium will explore how collaborations between artists and makers can inform each other's practice, through a number of speakers, including artists currently working with the Tapestry Studio. It will explore how tapestry can tap into a the current interest in skill-based making in contemporary art.
Tuesday 4 April - Saturday 1 July 2017 - University for the Creative Arts, Farnham
West Dean Tapestry Studio is delighted to announce a new exhibition that will shine a light on both artist and Master Weaver with equal intensity and explore how a dialogue and language is established between both parties. Works, samples and the development of colour palettes on display will include commissions with leading contemporary artists Tracey Emin, Michael Brennand-Wood and Henry Moore.
You are invited to view West Dean Tapestry Studio and meet the weavers at our open Studios on Wednesdays 1.30-2pm. Groups are asked to book in advance please.
Please phone the Studio beforehand to make appointments and check that it will be open. Tel 01243 818233 or 811301