Christine Chester is an artist and teacher working from a textile studio in Eastbourne, having previously worked for 20 years in the Adult and FE sector. After being accepted into several juried competitions, Christine has a solo gallery at Festival of Quilts this year, alongside working to complete her Masters degree.
Describe your approach to teaching:
I enjoy teaching enormously hoping to pass on my passion for textiles, print, stitch and mixed media. I encourage individual approaches to the same process through plenty of 1-2-1 tutorial support whilst ensuring technique is clear to all.
What inspires your own work?
The focus of my current work is the effects of dementia on memory and identity using mixed media to reflect repetition, fragmentation and loss. I often employ personal imagery and language to convey the generic.