The 62 Group of Textile Artists

The 62 Group is an artist led organisation

We aim to incorporate and challenge the boundaries of textile practice through an ambitious and innovative annual programme of exhibitions.

Membership Applications 2018

2018 Membership Applications
NOW OPEN

The Group is now accepting membership application submissions for 2018 membership. Details of how to submit your application are now available.

Closing date: 1st June 2018

Education 2018

The Future of Textiles

The Future of Textiles

Fashion and Textile Museum

Thursday 19 April 2018

The  Fashion & Textile Museum in Bermondsey will welcome the 62 Group for the first talk in a series of annual lectures at the museum.

The opening lecture concentrates on the future of textile art with guest speaker Jessica Hemmings, Professor of Crafts at the Academy of Design & Crafts (HDK), University of Gothenburg, and 62 group member and textile artist Caron Penney.

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Lecture 2019

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Exhibitions

Ctrl/Shift Exhibition

21 July to 9 September 2018

The 2018 exhibition for the 62 Group is Ctrl/Shift at MAC in Birmingham. Ctrl/Shift will take shifts and changes as its theme, in particular it is centred on artists whose practice is or has transformed, in small or large ways, especially towards expressions of innovation in textile art.

Ctrl/Shift Exhibition

21 July to 9 September 2018

The 2018 exhibition for the 62 Group is Ctrl/Shift at MAC in Birmingham. Ctrl/Shift will take shifts and changes as its theme, in particular it is centred on artists whose practice is or has transformed, in small or large ways, especially towards expressions of innovation in textile art.

2018 Applications

New membership applications will be open in February 2018.

Membership application for 2018 will soon be open, so if you are thinking of applying, now would be a good time to familiarise yourself with the application procedure, submission requirements and selection criteria.

New Members 2017

Eszter Bornemisza
Nigel Cheney
Daisy May Collingridge
Willemein De-Villiers
Flox Den Hartog Jager
Caron Penney
Eszter Bornemisza
Nigel Cheney
Daisy May Collingridge
Willemein De-Villiers
Flox Den Hartog Jager
Caron Penney

About Us

In 1962, several young embroidery graduates formed a pressure group which became known as the 62 Group of Textile Artists. Since its establishment, some of the most highly regarded British textile artists have been members. The membership is now international and is achieved through selection.

Joining Us

Membership is open to those of any age, gender or nationality working in any textile media worldwide and applications for new members are considered annually. If you are interested in joining the 62 Group you can learn about the application procedure for membership on our designated page.

Joining Us

Membership is open to those of any age, gender or nationality working in any textile media worldwide and applications for new members are considered annually. If you are interested in joining the 62 Group you can learn about the application procedure for membership on our designated page.