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.

Exhibitions

Ctrl/Shift Touring Exhibition

2 February – 22 Apr 2019

The 2019 Ctrl/Shift touring exhibition continues at
The National Centre for Craft & Design in Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

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 Touring Exhibition

2 February – 22 Apr 2019

The 2019 Ctrl/Shift touring exhibition continues at
The National Centre for Craft & Design in Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

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.

Membership Applications

New Membership Applications 2019

Application submissions for membership will be open on

(Closes 1st June 2019)

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Education 2019

The Skill of Textile Art

Innovative & Conceptual Textiles

The Skill of Textile Art
Innovative & Conceptual Textiles

Fashion and Textile Museum

21 March 2019 at 6pm

1st February 2019
The  Fashion & Textile Museum in Bermondsey will welcome the 62 Group for the second talk in a series of annual lectures at the museum.

This second lecture concentrates on the the skill of textile art with 62 Group members:

  • Catherine Dormor | The Event of a Stitch :a precarious ecology of exchange and encounter
  • Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor | From Essence to Substance – Creating Depth through Print

Lecture 2019

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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 2018

Anna Gravelle
Nigel Cheney
Gladys Paulus
Caron Penney
Gavin Fry
Willemein De-Villiers
Ealish Wilson
Willemein De-Villiers
James Hunting
Willemein De-Villiers
Anna Gravelle
Nigel Cheney
Gladys Paulus
Caron Penney
Gavin Fry
Willemein De-Villiers
Ealish Wilson
Willemein De-Villiers
James Hunting
Willemein De-Villiers

About Us

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.