Approved: 10.07.2008

Shelly Goldsmith

Artist, Lecturer / academic, Researcher

Approved: 10.07.2008

'Goldsmith is amongst the foremost textile artists working in the UK at the present time' .     Prof. Lesley Millar MBE Director Anglo Japanese Textile Research Centre.                           

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    Artist Statement

    'Goldsmith is amongst the foremost textile artists working in the UK at the present time' .     Prof. Lesley Millar MBE Director Anglo Japanese Textile Research Centre.                           

    Shelly Goldsmith,  Artist and  Reader in Textiles in the School of Fashion at the  University for the Creative Arts, uses textile materials and processes as a metaphor for imagining how psychological states, emotions and memories associated with human fragility and loss can be made visible in cloth and pre-worn clothing. Developing the project 'Stains and Stories' Goldsmith is working on a UCA and Arts Council funded project Locus of the Dress. This initiated a partnership with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Herminia Hernaiz-Sanders in exploring the theory 'Locus of Control' through drawing and printing on the outside and inside surface of clothing. The project draws upon photographic documentation and drawings of both Cincinnati Ohio, USA and Ramsgate Kent, as my two 'home' locations,  to explore the 'locus of control' psychological theory and the construciton of our sense of self. 

    Collaborations with Dr. Annie Shaw at Manchester Metropolitan University for the Stroud International Textile Festival and Barber/Swindells at Huddersfield University have raised opportunities to provoke fresh outcomes as well as present findings and new understandings.  

    Goldsmith has exhibited extensively in the UK, Europe, Japan and the USA most recently in the Art_Textiles Exhibiton at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester and Lódz Blouse Trilogy at UCA. 

    Goldsmith regularly contributes to conferences and seminars and will be presenting ‘Looking beyond the warp and weft: unpicking latent narratives in clothing’  at ‘The Matter of Material’ symposium at the Turner Contemporary, Margate in April 2017.  Other talks include the Digital Encounters Conference at UCA and Enfolded Meanings at the National Gallery, London and for the Threads of Feeling exhibition at the Foundling Museum, London. 

    In 2013 Goldsmith joined the Fashion Textiles: Print teaching team at the University for the Creative Arts, Rochester as a Senior Lecturer. Their European collaborative 'Crysalis' research project was shown at the Metamorphosis exhbition Ronse Textile Museum, Belgium and at the Lace Effects exhibition, Calais Lace & Fashion Museum. 'Digital Encounters' the final exhibition of the project and was shown at UCA Canterbury June 2014.  An experienced lecturer, Goldsmith founded the pioneering Textile Art department at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. She was a Senior Lecturer 1991 - 2006 and directed the BA (Hons) Textile Art and MA Degree, Textiles Practice and Theory. 

    tippinggoldsmith is a creative partnership set up in 2009. Collaborating with the site specific designer Christopher Tipping and joining their range of knowledge and experience the partnership expands Goldsmith's practice through public and permanent installations, whilst developing Tipping's ideas into a gallery context. Recent outputs have been 'Mille Fleur' - Architectural Glass for The Dyson Centre for Neo Natal Intensive Care, commissioned by the Royal United Hospital, Bath, (NHS Foundation Trust).

    CV & Education


    1985-1987       M.A. Degree (Distinction) Royal College of Art

    1982-1985       B.A.  (Hons)  West Surrey College of Art and Design



    2016-17           Lódz Blouse Trilogy University for the Creative Arts

    2015-16           Drawn to Ohio The Rochester Gallery October 

    2011                The Lovers  PublicArtHouse, Duke of York Pub, Tonbridge Wells, UK

    2006                becoming Victoria & Albert Museum,  Crafts Council showcase

    2001                Ripened   The Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK

    1999                Dew Point  Centre de Documentacio i Museu Textil, Terrassa, Spain                                                PriceWaterhouseCoopers, London, UK; Gallery Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan

    1997                flow  Barbican Arts Centre, London, UK

    1995                L Space Canberra School of Art, ACT, Australia



    2017                Haptic Tait The Old Fire Station Gallery, Oxford

    2016                A curated collection by Sarah Martin, Axis Contemporary Art:   Axisweb                              

    2016                Haptic Tacit Leydon Gallery, London EC1

    2016                Art_Textiles The Whitworth, Manchester

    2015                Four Threads The Worshipful Company of Haberdashers for OPEN LONDON                                festival

    2015                The Dreaming House: Art Textiles at Newstead, Lord Byron's House,                                           Nottingham

    2015                The Art of Bereavement Crafts Study Centre, University for the Creative Arts                                Farnham, Surrey

    2015                Crafting Anatomies Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham

    2015                RE-FASHIONED Old Fire Station Gallery, Oxford

    2014                Moving Textiles: Digital Encounters, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury

    2014                Metamorphosis, TO3 Textile Incubation Centre, Ronse, Belgium

    2013                Lace Effects 1, Cite International de la Dentelle et la mode de Calais

    2012                The Bolingbroke Hospital : A view Looking Back  CAA Gallery, London

    2012                Bitesize Diawa Anglo Foundation, London, GalleryGallery, Kyoto & Nagoya                                   University of the Arts and Science, Nagoya, Japan

    2012                Pairings II conversations & collaboration, Stroud Museum, Stroud International                            Textiles

    2011                Lost & Found Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham

    2010                Revealing Evidence Pitzhanger Manor Gallery and House London

    2010                Print Now  BEARSPACE, Detford,  London Art Fair

    2009                Turner Contemporary Open Turner Contemporary, Margate       

    2008                Four Seasons Gallery DODO, Tokyo, Japan

    2008                Indelible: Every Contact Leaves a Trace Fabrica, Brighton

    2008                Margate Rocks Art Festival  Margate, Kent

    2008                Cloth & Culture Now Sainsbury Centre, Norwich/Whitworth Art Gallery,                                          Manchester                    

    2008                 Collecting a Kaleidoscope Designed&Made, Newcastle and touring

    2007                 150th Anniversary Album The Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    2007                 Eye of the Needle: Threads of History  Touchstones Art Gallery, Rochdale

    2007                 Deep Inspirations Jerwood Space, London

    2006                 Obsession Sartorial Contemporary, London

    2006                 Out of Place The New Art Gallery, Walsall

    2006                 Threadbare  Waterside Arts Centre, Manchester

    2006                 Depth of Field: conversations between photography and textiles mac,                                         Birmingham ; Lighthouse Gallery, Poole; Harley Gallery, Nottinghamshire; Q   Arts Derby                             

    2005                  koko-ima/here-now Gallery Kaze Tokyo, Japan                         

    2005                  Reveal: Nottingham’s  contemporary textiles Nottingham Castle                                                    Museum, Nottingham                         

    2004                   Introduction to the Crafts Council Millennium J in collaboration with the Crafts                             Council, Gallery Aoyama, Tokyo Japan                   

     2004                 Threads, a permanent exhibition at Nottingham Castle Museum and Art                                        Gallery, Nottingham                                     

    2004                   Japanese & British Art Now - A Review Art Planning Room AOYAMA, Tokyo,                              Japan  

    2003                   What is Craft ? hub: The centre for craft design and making, Sleaford,                                           Lincolnshire

     2003                  Kanazawa World Craft Forum Korinbo Daiwa; Utatsuyama Workshop;                                           Kanazawa, New Grand Hotel, Kanazawa, Japan

    2002                  Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 2002: Textiles The Crafts Council of Great Britain                            Gallery and touring 

    2001                  Succulent Fruits  Spica Museum Tokyo, Japan                                  

    2000                  ripe 3-up series, Crafts Council, London   

    2000                  Fold  The Newspaper of the unconscious -  the Freud Museum, Hampstead,                                 London



    2015               The Worshipful Company of Haberdashers - Contemporary Collection 

    2013-15           Whiteleaf Hospital Glazing screen artworks for identity and place. A New Mental Health Hospital, Commissioned by Artscape: Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. Architects: Nightingale Associates. Contractors: Kier  Aylesbury

    2012-13           Under Your Shade Day Treatment Unit - Oxford Cancer Centre, Churchill Hospital. Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford

    2012                The Bolingbroke Hospital : A view Looking Back. St. Georges Hospital Charity.

    2012                Pairings II conversations & collaboration. Collaborative ‘pairing’ project with Dr Annie Shaw (MMU) for Stroud International Textiles

    2011                The Lovers PublicArtHouse in collaboration with Royal Tonbridge Wells Museum

    2011                Jane Barr Memorial Commission

    2010                Glass Screen Commissions for New Minehead Hospital, Somerset

    2000 & 2004    Purchase by the Contemporary Art Society Collection Scheme on behalf of Castle Museum's Contemporary Textile Collection (Nottingham) with funds from the Arts Council Lottery

    2000                The Crafts Council of Great Britain, permanent Collection                  

    1999                The Whitworth Museum and Gallery, Manchester, Textile Collection  

    1999                Initial selection for House of Lords Tapestry commission

    1997                Commission -The River and Rowing Museum, Henley.  David Chipperfield Architects

    1995                The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Contemporary Textile Collection     



    2013...           Senior Lecturer  BA (Hons) Fashion Textile: Print  &  MA Printed Textiles for Fashion and Interiors, UCA, Rochester

    2016              My Cloth, 2 day workshop to accompany Yinka Shonibare's British Library installation, Turner Contemporary, Margate 

    2016               Reseach Lecture,  RCA,  School of Materials 

    2016               Public Lecture  and visiting lecturer, West Dean Foundation 

    2015               Souvenir,  2  day workshop to accompany Grayson Perry's Provincial Punk exhibiton,  Turner Contemporary, Margate

    2015               Lecture, West Dean College Textile Symposium

    2015               Selector for the Whitchurch Mill Textile Commission2014               

    2015               Richard Tuttle’s ‘I don’t know, The Weave of Textile Language’, Richard Tuttlel Turbine Hall, Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery.  Seminar/Lecture/Workshop

    2010-2014       Mentor for the Hothouse Mentoring Program,

    2014                Speaker/panel member at Crysalis, Digital Encounters Symposium, Transformative Practice, UCA, Canterbury

    2012-14           External Examiner,  Multi Media,  Textiles BA (Hons) Creative Practice, Bath Spa University

    2009-2012       Visiting lecturer, University for the Creative Arts, Rochester, Farnham & Canterbury

    2009-2012       External Examiner, Huddersfield University

    2006-2013       Maker Trustee for the Crafts Council of Great Britain

    2011                External Advisor to BA (Hons) Textiles in Practice Validation, MMU

    2010-2011       Co-Mentor, Reflect Lab, The Sage Gateshead,

    2007-2011       External Examiner, University of Hertfordshire

    2006-2011       Creative Partnerships Agent, project managing programmes in Kent schools

    2010                Lecture for the Threads of Feeling exhibition, Foundling Museum, London

    2009                Advisor to the Art Foundation’s, Textile Art Prize 2010

    2009                Selector for Nottingham Contemporary Open Exhibition 2010

    2009                Visiting Lecturer, Swansea Metropolitan University; Norwich School of Art; Masterclass & lecture;  University of Ulster & Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast

    2008                Enfolded Meanings lecture at the National Gallery

    2006-7              MA co-ordinator, MFA Textiles, Goldsmiths University of London

    2007                 3rd Year tutor, BA (Hons) Textiles, Goldsmiths University of London

    1991-2006        Senior Lecturer, Founder and Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Textile Art  - Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton

    2005                Fabriconversations Symposium, lecture at Nottingham Trent University, Fabrications Festival

    2005                At the Edge: Extending Textile Boundaries, presented lecture at Textile Forum South West Conference, Somerset College of Art and Design, Taunton

    2004-2006       Selector for ARTAPESTRY exhibition, European Tapestry Forum

    2004                Selector for American Tapestry Biennale exhibition, American Tapestry Alliance

    2004                Working Together presented lecture at Brunel Broderers Symposium, Gloucester Museum and Art Gallery, Gloucestershire

     2004                Research Lecture, Royal College of Art London

    2004                 Conversations in Contemporary Craft, lecture at COLLECT Art Fair V&A Museum

    2003-2006        Advisor to the Purchasing Panel for the Crafts Council Contemporary Collection

    2003                 Textile Vocabularies - Innovation in Practice, presented lecture at Jerwood Applied Arts Conference, Heriot Watt University, Scotland

    2002                Validation panel member for BA (Hons) Fine Art, University College Chichester Sussex

    2002                Presented lecture and workshop, the Jerwood symposium The Crafts Council, London


    2016               University for the Creative Arts, Research Grant 

    2014                Arts Council for Locus of the Dress Project

    2013                University for the Creative Arts Research Grant  for Locus of the Dress Project

    2010                Theo Moorman Trust – Research trip to the Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent

    2010                Shortlisted for LiCC London International Creative Prize

    2007                Arts Council South East : Grants for the Arts , Grant to Individuals Award

    2007                Arts Council England & Creative Partnership Kent, Artist in Schools  

    2004                Arts Council England: Grant to Individuals Award

    2003                Research  Award, Winchester School of Art, Southampton University

    2002                Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 2002: Textiles

    2000                British Council Travel Award to Japan to research Mizuko Jizo Shrines



    -  Goldsmith S / Hernaiz-Sanders H, Locus of the Dress: An Introduction, UCA, June 2016

    Goldsmith, S, Scrap of a thing: 18th-Century Textile Tokens from the Foundling Museum,  Selvedge Magazine, issue 36, Sept/Oct  2010, page 37 – 40  

    -Goldsmith, S ‘Tilleke Schwarz: Mark Making’ book reviewCrafts , No 207 July/August 2007, pg 70-71

    -Goldsmith, S, At the Edge: Extending Textile BoundariesTextile Forum South West, At the Edge: Personal concepts for Textile Practice and Production, Taunton, March 2006  page  18-23

    -Goldsmith, S, Deep Inspiration, Asthma UK January  2007, page 21

    -Goldsmith, S, At the Edge: Extending Textile BoundariesTextile Forum South West, At the Edge: Personal concepts for Textile Practice and Production, Taunton, March 2006  page  18-23

    -Goldsmith, S, Children of the waters Selvedge’ Magazine, issue 04 Jan/Feb 2005, pg 52-53

    -Goldsmith, S Conversations in Contemporary Craft, COLLECT Art Fair, Victoria and Albert Museum, Bibs bonnets and pin wheels; from London and Japan, London  2004     V&A archive library                

    -Goldsmith, S, Published procedure of Working Together,  Brunel Broderers Symposium, Gloucester Museumand Art  Gallery, Construction/Deconstruction, Gloucestershire, Dec 2004, pg 7-10    

    -Goldsmith, S, Tapestry, Contextual Essay, In: Works selected from the Crafts Council Collection 1973-2000, publication, Crafts Council, September 2001, pg 5                                         



    -Balshaw Maria/Harris Jennifer/ Bryan-Wilson/Barnett Pennina/ Artists in Art_Textiles, The Whitworth University of Manchester Publishers, Exhibition Catalogue 2016  pg 50-51

    - Hall Jo/ Drawn to Ohio in Embroidery Magazine Nov/Dec 2015, pg 7

    - Creative Textiles Research Group, Nottingham Trent University, Crafting Anatomies, Performative Anatomies, ntu publication 2015, pg 3, 11

    Rossi-Camus Jenna /Prof. Buck MBE Margaret/Harmer Denise/Williams Serena   Digital X Historical in Digital Encounters, UCA publication, Exhibition Catalogue,  2014

    - Barber Swindells Ruminations with Shelly Goldsmith in Mining Couture. A Manifesto for Common Wear,  Black Dog Publishers, 2012, pg 18-23

    -T Wilcox/C Penney/ F Mathison Tapestry: A Woven Narrative , Black Dog Publishers , 2012

    -Woods, Liz, The Bolingbroke Hospital: a view backwards, Exhibition Catalogue, St. Georges Hospital Charity Pub. June 2012, pg 2,9,10,13

    -Hemmings, Jessica, (Editor), Wildgoose, Jane, Considering the Evidence, Part II MEMORY, The Textile Reader , Berg Pub,  June 2012,  pg 64-67

    -Kettle, Alice, Mason, Dawn, pairings II Conversations & collaborations, Stroud International Textiles Pub,  May 2012, pg 5,8,30,42

    -Kinnersly-Taylor, Joanna,  Dyeing and Screen printing on Textiles, A &C Black Pub, 2012

    -Bowles, Melanie & Isaac Ceri,  Digital Textile Design - Second Edition,  Laurence King Pub, 2012, pg 143, 160-1

    -Millar Lesley, Bitesize – Miniature Textiles From Japan And The UK, Exhibition Catalogue, Oct 2011, pg 38

    -Dupree, Dawn, Heat Transfer Techniques , A &C Black Pub,  July 2011, pg 50, 70,71, 72.

    -10 to See: Recommended Exhibition this season, Aesthetics Magazine, Sept 2010, pg 21

    -Goldsmith, Shelly, Scrap of a thing: 18th-Century Textile Tokens from the Foundling Museum Selvedge Magazine, issue 36, Sept/Oct  2010, page 37 – 40                                                                    

    -Love, Emma, Things Seen And Unseen, Craft  Magazine, Sept/Oct 2010, pg 56- 59

    -Leonard , Polly, Goldwork,  Selvedge Magazine, Sept/Oct 2010, pg 07

    -Scott, Jo, Diary,  embroidery Magazine,  Sept/Oct  2010, pg 11

    -Bonnar Julie, Showtime, Sewing World, October 2010, pg 69

    -Sterk, Beatrijs, Preview, European Textile Forum, 3/2010, pg 22

    -Elliott Grey, Christine,  Cloth & Culture Now- Exhibition Review, Textile :The Journal of Cloth and Culture, Berg, Volume 7, Issue 2, July 2009, pg 252-255

    -Bowles, Melanie & Isaac Ceri Digital Textile Design, Laurence King Publishers, June 2009, pg160-161

    -Crichton-Miller, Emma, Wall to Wall Winners. Financial Times, Nov 10th 2008

    -Unknown, Creative feat using worn shoes, Kentish Express, Thursday August 21st 2008 pg 9

    -Gordon, Hattie, , Indelible: Every Contact Leaves a Trace - Exhibition Review , embroidery Sept/Oct 08  pg 57

    -Lowenstein, Oliver,  Cloth & Culture Now: New Space, New Possibilities Fiberarts Summer 2008, pg 43

    -Moloney, Clare, Review of the Exhibition Indelible: Every Contact Leaves a Trace

    -Wildgoose, Jane, Reviewing the Data, Charting the Flow, 2008

    -Hall, Jo, News, embroidery, May/June 2008, pg 7

    -Millar, Lesley (editor),  Shelly Goldsmith, Cloth and Culture Now  Exhibition Catalogue Jan 2008 page 8, 27, 99, 158-161

    -Colchester, Chloe, Textile, Art and Culture Textiles Today: a global survey of  trends and traditions, London, Thames and Hudson, 2007, pg 166, 167

    -Walters, Sarah The Craft of fine art, Manchester Evening News,  Friday July 13th 2007, pg 16 & 17  

    -Stanley, J Five Questions for…….METRO life Newspaper ( Manchester), Thursday August 2nd 2007, pg 22

    -Hopkirk, E Great British talents pay tribute to V&A’s 150 years, Evening standard, Thursday 28th June 2007, pg 22-23

    -Goldsmith, S ‘Tilleke Schwarz: Mark Making’ book review, Crafts , No 207 July/August 2007, pg 70-71

    -Williams, Rhiannon, Review of Depth of Field: Conversations Between Photography and Textiles, Selvedge, Issue 16, March 07, pg 89.

    -Goldsmith, Shelly , Deep Inspiration, Asthma UK January  2007, page 21

    -Donovan, Louise, Year 12 and 13 Shelly Goldsmith Art Workshop, St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School Newsletter Dec 2006, page 2

    -Unknown, Exhibition combines artforms, Derby Evening Telegraph Newspaper, November 10th 2006

    -Sterkaoui, S,  Shelly Goldsmith, New Art on View,  Scala Publications, Walsall, October 2006, pg104, 105, 109

    -Hoggard, Liz, Pear-shaped stories,  Crafts, No.202 September/October 2006, pg 56-61

    -Hemmings, Jessica, Review of Threadbare Exhibition, Crafts, No.202 September/October 2006, pg 65

    -Gubb, Mark S, What’s on Previews, a-n Magazine, September 2006, pg 12

    -Webb, Jane, Review of Depth of Field: Conversations between textiles and photography, Embroidery Magazine, May/June 2006

    -Enright, Shane, Review of Depth of Field: Conversations between textiles and photography, Crafts magazine, May/June 2006, pg 62-63

    -Astley, Conrad, Dressing up an art form, metromagazine, Friday, May 19th 2006

    -Unknown, Review of Depth of Field: Conversations Between Textiles and Photography, Muse,  Issue II Space Form & Time, May 2006

    -Goldsmith, S, At the Edge: Extending Textile Boundaries, Textile Forum South West, At the Edge: Personal concepts for Textile Practice and Production, Taunton, March 2006  page  18-23

    -Friedman, Alex and Laffer, Christine, Tapestry Topics, A Quarterly Review of Tapestry Today,  Vol. 32 No.1 Spring 2006, pg 1

    -Grimley, Terry, Living in a material world, Birmingham Post Newspaper, Monday 30th January 2006

    -Lukowski, Andrezej, A stitch in past time, Metro Life, Metro, Tuesday 17th January 2006, pg 31

    -Friedman, Alex and Laffer, Christine, Letter from the Directors, Tapestry Topics, A Quarterly Review of Tapestry Today,  Vol. 31  No.4  Winter 2005, pg 1,2

    -Becker, Lutz, (director) Millar, Lesley ( concept and production),  what is cloth to me ?, 21:21 – the textile vision of Rieko Sudo and Nuno, FILM, October 2005.

    -Fielding, Amanda, The place of textile artworks in contemporary architecture, New Art Centre, Roche Court, Sept. 2005                                                                    

    -Hemmings, Jessica, Defining a moment, Fiberarts Magazine, Sep/Oct 2005, pg 30-33

    -Millar, Lesley, Shelly Goldsmith, Revealed, Nottingham, Sept 2005, pg 2,3, 14,15,44,45

    -Falconer, Morgan,  Memories clothed in disturbing oddities, Times Newspaper, September 27th 2005, pg 24

    -Goldsmith, S, Children of the waters Selvedge’ Magazine, issue 04 Jan/Feb 2005, pg 52-53

    -Goldsmith, S Conversations in Contemporary Craft, COLLECT Art Fair, Victoria and Albert Museum, Bibs bonnets and pin wheels; from London and Japan, London  2004     V&A archive library                                                         

    -Goldsmith, S , Published procedure of Working Together,  Brunel Broderers Symposium, Gloucester Museumand Art  Gallery, Construction/Deconstruction, Gloucestershire, Dec 2004, pg 7-10                                      

    -Lee Smith, Barbara, Review of Textiles Perspectives in Mixed Media Sculpture book, Fiberarts Magazine, Nov/Dec 2004. pg 24

    -Marcus, Sharon, ATA Tapestry Topics, American Alliance, Quarterly review of Tapestry Art Today, Summer 2004, Vol.30, No.2, pg8

    -Unknown, Research Trip, a-n Magazine, August 2004, pg 21

    -Woolf, Diana, Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, COLLECT Catalogue V&A Museum, February 2004, pg 18-29

    -Unknown, Crafts Now- 21 Artists from America, Europe and Asia, World art and Craft Forum Catalogue, Feb. 2004, pg 44

    -Scott, Jac, Shelly Goldsmith; Creative Journeys; Plastic; In: Textile Perspectives in Mixed Media Sculpture, Wiltshire, The Crowood Press, 2003, pg 19, 23, 27, 28, 38, 112,-113 

    -Hemmings, Jessica, Fashion Theory: Wearable Art and Conceptual Clothing, Embroidery Magazine,  Vol 54, November 2003, pg 12-17

    -Scott, Joanna, What is Craft, Hub exhibition catalogue, October 2003, pg 60

    -Lack, Jessica   Material Spaces, Guardian Unlimited, September 2003,

    -Hollingworth, Hilary  Material Spaces, Embroidery Magazine, 2003, pg 48

    -Madden, Nina,    Jerwood Prize Winner Profiles,  a-n magazine Online,   2003

    -Schoeser, Mary, Review of the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 2002: Textiles, CRAFTS Magazine, Vol. January/February 2003, and pg 51

    -Binns, Polly, Review of the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 2002 : Textiles, Exhibition. Textile. The Journal of Cloth and  Culture, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2003, pg 87-91

    -Unknown, Gold StandardTimes Educational Supplement,  1st November 2002

    -Coatts, Margot, Weaving a New Path, CRAFTS Magazine, Vol, January/February 2002/174

    -Unknown, Jerwood Prize winner revealed,  Design Week,  3rd October 2002

    -Evans, Jonathan,  Dressing Down, Independent Newspaper, 3rd October 2002

    -Millar, Lesley, Introduction, In: Jerwood Applied Arts Prize 2002:Textiles, London, Crafts Council, 2002, pg 6, 12-13

    -Unknown, One Last thing,  Elle Decoration Magazine, September 2002

    -Unknown, Pure Fabrication, Independent on Sunday,15th September 2002

    -Unknown, Material Whirl, Sunday Express, 29th September 2002

    -Leonard, Polly, Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts 2002: Textiles Embroidery Magazine, September 2002

    -Unknown, News and Views, The Journal of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, September 2002

    -Unknown, Very Crafty, Girl about Town Magazine, 23rd September

    -Unknown, The needle for far greater freedom, Ham and High Express,27th September 2002

    -Unknown, Art Focus Magazine, October 2002

    -Unknown, Time Out, 16th October 2002

    -Unknown, Ai Magazine,  11th October 2002

    -Unknown, This  is London Magazine, 11th October 2002

    -Unknown, BBC Arts Newsletter, 11th – 17th October 2002

    -Unknown, Art Review, September 2002

    -Unknown, The World of Interiors Magazine, October 2002

    -Unknown, The Art Newspaper, September 2002

    -Unknown, Evening Standard Metro Life Magazine, 26th September

    -Leonard, Polly, Gallery : Never-ending ecosystems, Embroidery Magazine, Vol 53, July 2002, pg 31-33

    -Unknown, Now, International Textiles Magazine,  Aug/Sept 2002

    -Neal, Ross, A mixed-up material world,  Blueprint Magazine, October 2002, pg.8

    -Unknown, Dressing Down,  Independent Newspaper, 30th October 2002       

    -Bell, Kathryn, BAN Dialogues Develop, BAN Exhibition Catalogue, 2002, pg 6, 4

    -Unknown, City of Culture Vultures, Nottingham Arrow, October 2001

    -Yahir, Yasmin, Ripened, September 2001

    -Unknown, Art textiles 2, Northern Echo, 11th January 2001

    -Leonard, Polly,  Art Textiles 2, Fiberarts Magazine, Vol. 28,  No.1,  Summer 2001

    -Unknown, Arttextiles, The Crack, February 2001

    -Nicol, Gillian, Fabric of Society, Metro Life-North East,  January 11th 2001    

    -Unknown, Arttextiles 2001, The North Guide, January 2001, pg 24

    -Maiden, Emma,  Beyond the Cutting Edge , CRAFTS Magazine, January/February 2001, pg 27-29

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