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|
News & Events
Tapestry 'STOP' to be exhibited at RA Summer Exhibition
09/06/2014 – 17/08/2014
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
The artwork 'STOP' will be exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition. The selection was from 12,000 submissions and it is a rarity to have hand woven tapestry weaving go on show.
26/06/2014 – 25/07/2014
Zimmer Stewart Gallery
Caron Penney and Katharine Swailes will join the summer exhibition at the Zimmer Stewart Gallery in Arundel, West Sussex this summer.
An Introduction to Tapestry Weaving
03/07/2014 – 04/07/2014
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.
What's the point of it? Hayward Gallery
'Work No. 1683' woven by Caron Penney goes on show at the Hayward Gallery from Wednesday 29 January 2014 - Sunday 27 April 2014. http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson
An Exploration of Tapestry Weaving
09/08/2014 – 15/08/2014
West Dean College
This workshop is designed to help complete beginners and intermediate weavers with some experience to develop a clear understanding of the basic structure and materials of woven tapestry.
19/07/2014 – 20/07/2014
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.