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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

Membership Now Open

We are now pleased to announce that applications for membership to the group are now being accepted.

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Exhibitions

Making Space Tour

The next stop for our Making Space exhibition is the Knitting & Stitching Show – Olympia, London from 2 to 5 March 2017.

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Making Space Tour

The next stop for our Making Space exhibition is the Knitting & Stitching Show – Olympia, London from 2 to 5 March 2017.

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New Members 2016

Nigel Cheney

After gaining a first class B.A Textiles, with Commendation in Art History, in 1990, Nigel graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1991 with an MA Textiles.

Willemien de Villiers

Willemien is a South African artist and writer, residing in Cape Town. Her work is a dialogue between real and imagined microscopic biological phenomena.

Caron Penney

The art of tapestry weaving is one which Caron has developed over a career which has involved the creation of artwork for artists such as Gillian Ayres, Martin Creed and Tracey Emin.

Vanessa Rolf

Vanessa looks to the relationship between the geography, mapping of movement and the recorded experience of a place.

Nigel Cheney

After gaining a first class B.A Textiles, with Commendation in Art History, in 1990, Nigel graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1991 with an MA Textiles.

Willemien de Villiers

Willemien is a South African artist and writer whose work is a dialogue between real and imagined microscopic biological phenomena.

Caron Penney

The art of tapestry weaving is one which Caron has developed over a career which has involved the creation of artwork for artists such as Gillian Ayres, Martin Creed and Tracey Emin.

Vanessa Rolf

Vanessa looks to the relationship between the geography, mapping of movement and the recorded experience of a place.

Nigel Cheney

After gaining a first class B.A Textiles, with Commendation in Art History, in 1990, Nigel graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1991 with an MA Textiles.

Willemien de Villiers

Willemien is a South African artist and writer whose work is a dialogue between real and imagined microscopic biological phenomena.

Caron Penney

The art of tapestry weaving is one which Caron has developed over a career which has involved the creation of artwork for artists such as Gillian Ayres, Martin Creed and Tracey Emin.

Vanessa Rolf

Vanessa looks to the relationship between the geography, mapping of movement and the recorded experience of a place.

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.