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Forthcoming 2018

Hay Makers

March 13th to May 13th

An exhibition of my textiles and assemblages at the Hay Makers Gallery St Johnís Place, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5BN, T.01497 820556.

Ilfracombe Art Trail

May 5 6 and 7th 10.30am-6pm
I will be exhibiting birds, boats and embroideries alongside Mark Rochester plein air painter of dramatic Devon landscapes. This is an open studio event 5 Montpelier Terrace, Ilfracombe EX34 9HR

Landscape Magazine

The May/June edition of Landscape Magazine will be featuring my embroidery work.

Two textile workshops at Needle and Thread Workshops, nr Lincoln.

May 19th and 20th

Birds and Flowers Embroidered Fabric Collage


Crafty Retreats 7day residential course in rural France

7-12th of October

Bird Art Textiles, Limousin France


Past events 2017

Bovey Tracey, The Contemporay Craft Festival

A great show to see what is going on in the art and craft world.

Come and see me on stand C17 for a selection of my latest textile work and driftwood assemblages.Signed copies of my book Stitched Textiles; Birds will be available. I look forward to meeting you.

past events 2016

Away with the birds ; John Leach Gallery

John Leach Gallery Muchelney, Nr Langport, Somerset TA10 ODW

The show opens on September 3rd 2016 and marks the pubication of my book: Stitched Textiles; Birds, for the Search Press. The exhibition comprises many of the pieces featured in the book and other textile work accompanied by a series of bird sculptures assembled from driftwood and other found objects.

For more information about my exhibition and the John Leach pottery go to :

Spring Tide; new work from Rachel and Mary Sumner

Serena Hall Gallery 16 Queen Street, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6EQ

Opens Saturday 5th of March until the end of the month. Featuring my bird and boat assemblages, stitched textiles and Maryís vibrant acrylic paintings.

Devon Printmakers Lantic Gallery

38 Gold Street, Tiverton Devon EX16 6PY

Private View 17th June
A mixed show of artists using printmaking as part of their practise. I will be showing some lino cuts and some collaged and mixed media prints. T.01884 242496
020 7381 3192

Friday 20 March to Sunday 22 March 2015

Ten Summers in the Country

Hybrid Gallery 51 High Street, Honiton Devon EX14 1PW

23 July Ė 27 August A mixed show celebrating the countryside and Hybridís 10th anniversary