Caron PenneyArtist, Maker, Curator, Project manager, Consultant
Caron Penney has been producing tapestries for almost 20 years and is a Master Tapestry Weaver. In October 2013 she established a Tapestry Weaving Studio called WEFTFACED. Whose objectives are to support the heritage craft of woven tapestry through making, education, exhibitions and consultancy. Penney was the Studio Director of the eminent West Dean Tapestry Studio in West Sussex from 2009 - 2013. read full statement
|Location||Arundel, West Sussex, South East|
|Activities||Further education, Adult education, Lecturing, Practice-based research, Private commissions, Curating, Visual arts consultancy, Business planning, Project management, Technical installation|
|Artforms / type of project||Textiles|
News & Events
Woven Worlds - House and Garden Magazine
The October issue of House and Garden Magazine has a nice piece on tapestry. It includes a couple of works I made. A tapestry for John Hubbard and one for Tracey Emin.
Creating Tapestry Further Weaving Techniques
02/03/2015 – 05/03/2015
West Dean College
Explore techniques such as making shapes, blending and hatching, dovetailing an edge and creating lines and cartoon making. This course is ideal for those wanting to develop their weaving skills.
Tapestry Weaving - Next Steps
06/12/2014 – 07/12/2014
Fashion and Textiles Museum, 83 Bermondsey St, London SE1 3XF
This workshop is a continuation of the Introduction to Tapestry Weaving workshop. Developing the weaving processes taught in this course, participants will gain the confidence to weave with guidance.
An Introduction to Tapestry Weaving
08/11/2014 – 09/11/2014
Fashion and Textiles Museum, London
This workshop is for those who have admired woven tapestry and have always wanted to give it a try. The clear structure to the course will enable students to gain confidence with the medium.
07/02/2015 – 08/02/2015
Handweavers Studio, 140 Seven Sisters Road, London N7 7NS
This workshop is a general tapestry class, investigating project based work. There will be a clear structure to the course which will enable students to gain confidence with the art of tapestry.
Tapestry Weaving for Beginners
03/10/2014 – 05/10/2014
West Dean College
This is a workshop for complete beginners who would like to find out more about Tapestry Weaving.
In October 2013 I established a Tapestry Weaving Studio called WEFTFACED. We support the heritage craft of woven tapestry through making, education, exhibitions and consultancy.