Internationally Renowned Professional Tapestry Studio
West Dean Tapestry Studio invites proposals for 20-minute papers to be presented at its bi-annual symposium. Artists Meet Their Makers is the subject for 2017 and we welcome presentations that engage with the relationship between art and craft, as well as questioning the role of making and the maker in contemporary practice.
Topics might include but are not limited to:
We welcome proposals from artists and makers working in media other than tapestry.
Proposals of no more than 300-words should be submitted to: Alison Baxter email@example.com by 31 January 2017.
Proposals must include the following:
Selection of papers will be announced by mid-February 2017.
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