5/10/2016       »

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Landline // five walks in Skye with ATLAS : an extremely stimulating week – documentation to follow.

I am excited to be working with Timespan for an exhibition around peat in November, including an installation

Pleased to say that my work is in the latest Dark Mountain issue No.9

The Naked Craft the exhibition tours Scotland with a symposium at The Barony

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14/12/2015 «       »

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Pleased to be Flora Artist in Residence at Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre from January to March 2016.

It’s exciting to work with Hanna Tuulikki making the costumes for “Women on the Hill” commissioned by ATLAS.

Good to hear that Naked Craft exhibition now touring Canada will tour Scotland in 2017.

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14.04.2015 «       »

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It’s exciting to work with Hanna Tuulikki making the costumes for “Women on the Hill” commissioned by ATLAS.

I have received a Skye & Lochalsh Talent Development Initiative Award from ATLAS toward exploring the connections between plants and traditional techniques for making wearable items.

Good to hear that Naked Craft exhibition now touring Canada will tour Scotland in 2017.

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26/10/14 «       »

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Series of wrapped stones, some examples above, from ‘nine stones’

I’m glad the mantles have been selected to show at Spring Select 2015 as part of SITselect of Stroud International Textiles.

Making work for Joyce Laing for an exhibition in Pittenweem arts festival  next year

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04/09/2014 «       »

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Pleased to be part of the naked craft exhibition touring Canada and Scotland next year.

Series of wrapped stones, some examples above, from ‘nine stones’

I’m glad the mantles have been selected to show at Spring Select 2015 as part of SITselect of Stroud International Textiles.

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05/04/2014 «       »

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Pleased to be part of the naked craft exhibition touring Canada and Scotland next year.

Looking forward to speaking about my work as part of ATLAS arts ‘talking arts series’ in Portree, Skye Thursday 10th April, 7:30pm

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03/04/2014 «       »

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Pleased to be part of the naked craft exhibition touring Canada and Scotland next year.

Spinning for the great welly sock challenge which is part of the project by Deirdre Nelson for ATLAS

Making thin rope for a large piece, part of the Memorial at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh with Alec Finlay and reading and weaving small samples in relation to research into prehistoric textile arts

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Enjoying a period of research and development;

spinning for the great welly sock challenge which is part of the project by Deirdre Nelson for ATLAS ,

making thin rope for a large piece, part of the Memorial at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh with Alec Finlay

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News 13/01/2014 «       »

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Enjoying a period of research and development;spinning for the great welly sock challenge which is part of the project by Deirdre Nelson for ATLAS see http://spincycle-skye.tumblr.com,making thin rope for a large piece, part of the Memorial at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh with Alec Finlay see http://alecfinlay.com and reading and weaving small samples in relation to research into prehistoric textile arts

You can find images and a few words about the work I did for the Convocation exhibition at the GSA in Glasgow here.

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News 10/10/2013 «       »

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I have been busy this month at the Cupar Arts Festival with my Cupar Coat made from Bog Myrtle. Don’t forget to ‘like’ the Cupar Coat Facebook page!

Come and see my work at the Glasgow School of Art, as part of the ‘Convocation: Colm Cille’s Spiral‘ exhibition. It is open from 12th Oct to 1st November.

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News 27/07/2013 «       »

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I have been busy this month at the Cupar Arts Festival with my Cupar Coat made from Bog Myrtle. Don’t forget to ‘like’ the Cupar Coat Facebook page!

Come and see my work at the Glasgow School of Art, as part of the ‘Convocation: Colm Cille’s Spiral‘ exhibition. It is open from 12th Oct to 1st November.

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25/10/2012 «       »

I was in Lewis last weekend leading a workshop for the SBC entitled ‘Exploring Heather. To see some pictures please visit my Facebook page. It was a really great weekend and great weather too!

I have also just sent off a series of open moss baskets and a larger heather bowl to Inverness Museum and Art Gallery for  ‘New Craft Showcases’. The official launch for the event will be on the 8th November 2012.

The work I did with the students at Portree High School on the ‘Intents School Peace Camp’  will be exhibiting in London South Bank as part of Poetry Day on 4th October.

24th September 2012 «       »

I recently spoke at the Woven Communities Symposium at the University of St Andrews on the 29- 30th August. A website and publication of the papers produced will be coming soon. I will also be holding a workshop about Heather in October.

I  had an installation piece and screenprints from my RSA award at the RSA exhibition, ‘Drawing of the Landscape’  in July.

I had an exhibition at Inchmore Gallery in Inverness on 11th and 14th July.

The work I did with the students at Portree High School on the ‘Intents School Peace Camp’  will be exhibiting in London South Bank as part of Poetry Day on 4th October.

 

1st April 2012 «       »

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I am currently working alongside a group of school pupils with the ‘Intents: School Peace Camp’ project. The aim of the project is to create an installation which will display love poems written by the pupils hopefully enabling them to develop new creative skills for the future. The tents will exhibit from the 12th July and continue throughout the summer.

Blogs;

Carolinedear.sphagnum (RSA residency)

100 ropes/ 50 plants

dearlogi (residency in Grez-sur-Loing)

1st March 2012 «       »

Current news;

Thanks for everyone who has already come to see the entwined/suainte exhibition at Sabhal Mor Ostaig in Sleat. The exhibition is accompanied with a short film, Making Progress by Catherine Weir and continues until the 16th April opening from 9am- 10pm.

Tune into Cullin fm on either Friday 2nd March at 3pm or Thursday 8th March at 11pm to hear me discussing my exhibition at SMO.

Blogs;

Carolinedear.sphagnum (RSA residency)

100 ropes/ 50 plants

dearlogi (residency in Grez-sur-Loing)

23rd Fed 2012 «       »

Current news;

Thanks for everyone who has come to see the entwined/suainte exhibition at Sabhal Mor Ostaig in Sleat. The exhibition continues until the 16th April 2012 and is open from 9am- 10pm.

I have updated the buy section of my website. There are now black and white cards and postcards available for purchase as well as a the entwined book which is a selection of images and poems relating to the work.

Blogs;

Carolinedear.sphagnum (RSA residency)

100 ropes/ 50 plants

dearlogi (residency in Grez-sur-Loing)

4th Feb 2012 «       »

Current news; I will be showing the entwined/suainte exhibition at Sabhal Ostaig in Sleat on the Isle of Skye from 11th Februrary- 16th April 2012. There will be a preview evening on 10th February from 5-7pm. To find out more about the making of this piece take a look the blog I kept, 100 ropes.

Recent news; I really enjoyed my time down at the Edinburgh Printmakers as part of my continuing RSA residency. The atmosphere of the workshop was great and I was surprised by some of the outcomes of my work. To find out more about how I got on follow my RSA blog, carolinedear.sphagnum.

 

23rd Jan 2012 «       »

I have just returned to Skye after two weeks at Edinburgh Printmakers, continuing with my RSA residency. I really enjoyed the atmosphere of the workshop and was surprised by some of the outcomes of my work. To find out more follow my blog, carolinedear.sphagnum.

Had a great residency in Grez-sur-Loing, south of Paris in November. Finnish artist, Heli Konttinen and I set up a blog to enable us to have a photographic dialogue, dearlogi.

Over Christmas I was developing a new technique developed from work that I did at Cove Park, working with very thin grass to make a delicate wall piece.

16th Jan 2012 «       »

I have had another successful visit to Edinburgh Printmakers, getting to grips with the process of screenprinting and using peat. This is part of the RSA residency for Scotland. For more details have a look at my blog, caroline dear.sphagnum.

Had a great residency in Grez-sur-Loing, south of Paris in November. Finnish artist, Heli Konttinen and I set up a blog to enable us to have a photographic dialogue, dearlogi.

Over Christmas I was developing a new technique developed from work that I did at Cove Park, working with very thin grass to make a delicate wall piece.

9th nov «      

I am adding to the website…in case you find any glitches

Ongoing work at present is – RSA residency for Scotland see blog, which is exploring Sphagnum and working with Edinburgh printmakers

Showing work in Collins gallery part of the Scottish basketmakers and Scottish potters collaboration

Have just shown a series of ‘found drawings’ as part of Cupar arts festival, they were great to work with

I had a short residency at Cove park this summer, great to connect with other artists and consolidate ideas

 

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