62 Group News

Ebb and Flow – Education Events

19.08.2014

The 62 Group are delighted at being able to offer a series of events for our Autumn Exhibition Ebb & Flow in Grimsby. Booking is essential for The Ebb and Flow Afternoon and for all workshops, as places are limited.
To book call Fishing Heritage Centre (01472) 323345.
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Ebb and Flow 2014-Education Events
Ebb and Flow 2014-Opening Times

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Summer School Courses at the City Lit

05.06.2014

The following Summer School courses in textiles, accessories and basketry are being taught by 62 Group members at the City Lit, Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 4BA
tel: 020 7492 2600; Visual Arts: 020 7492 2700
email: visualarts@citylit.ac.uk
www.citylit.ac.uk

VX121 Structural textiles: using heat setting techniques
Explore the creative potential of crumpling, crushing, pole wrapping, stitching, colouring, tying in and using origami moulds to shape fabrics using heat processes. Create innovative fabric structures for fashion, accessories, interiors or sculptural textiles.
4 Tuesdays 10/06/14 – 01/07/14 10.30-16.30. Tutor: Caroline Bartlett

VX190 Flowers: embellished and embroidered textile miniatures
Draw, design and make small colourful stitched textiles inspired by flowers. Learn how to use the embellisher machine with fabrics and hand stitching to produce miniature artworks or accessories.
4 Tue; 08/07/14 – 29/07/14, 18.00-21.00. Tutor: Louise Baldwin

VX196 Creative fabric screen printing: print a cushion panel
Enjoy the fun of drawing, painting with a squeegee, mixing pigment dyes and using stencil screen-printing techniques to create a fabric cushion panel.
Sat/Sun 26/07/14 – 27/07/14, 10.30-16.30. Tutor: Rachael Howard

VX168 Printing with dyes: polychromatic fabric printing
Experiment with polychromatic print onto fabric and paper, exploring the creative potential of Procion dyes, silk screen printing and water colour effects. Develop personal designs, textile samples through mark making, hand painting, resists, stencils and layering.
Sat/ Sun 02/08/14 – 03/08/14, 10.30-16.30. Tutor: Dawn Dupree

VX152 Textiles: heat transfer processes on fabric
Experiment with a range of heat transfer processes including flock printing and foiling, photo transfer and sublimation using a heat press. Create a selection of fabric samples and surfaces for fashion, interiors or textile art.
Sat/Sun 09/08/14 – 10/08/14, 10.30-16.30. Tutor: Dawn Dupree
www.citylit.ac.uk/ textiles

VX160 Accessories: embellished buttons
Create a set of unique and beautiful covered buttons using a variety of textile techniques including Bondaweb applique, carbon paper printing, fabric crayons and hand stitching.
Fri 25/07/14, 10.30-16.30, Tutor: Rachael Howard

Ebb and Flow

23.04.2014

Preparations are being made for our next exhibition ‘Ebb & Flow’ in Grimsby, N E Lincolnshire, UK.
The exhibition will be shown concurrently over 2 venues: Grimsby Minster and the Fishing Heritage Centre. 
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‘British Textile Art Exhibition 62@50′

03.12.2013

Koyo Gallery, Showa Women’s University, 1-7 Taishido Setagaya Ku, Tokyo,
Japan, 154-8533
Opens on 10th December 2013.

Connections with Japan go back to 1984/5 when the group staged a touring exhibition which visited Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. 1984 was also the year that Atsuko Yamamoto joined the group and we would like to thank her for all her hard work in Japan this year ensuring that plans for the current exhibition would come to fruition. Atsuko will be helping to oversee the installation of the exhibition along with Jae Maries, Penny Burnfield and Jan Miller who are travelling out from the UK.

In 1992 the group celebrated their 30th Anniversary with a second exhibition in Japan, this time at the Hankyu Gallery.

Our second Japanese member Shizuko Kimura joined the group in 1998. Shizuko sadly died last year and this year’s exhibition is dedicated to her. Some of Shizuko’s beautiful and sensitive work has been kindly loaned by her family and will be shown as part of the exhibition. 

The exhibition runs from 10 December 2013 to 25 January 2014
Opening hours are 12 noon to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday
Closed 23 December 2013 to 13 January 2014

Koyo Gallery poster

‘In the Pink’

09.08.2013

Pink Wood, Bruton, BA10 0QN

Come and visit Pink Wood near Bruton in Somerset and discover the 62 Group of Textile Artists taking up the challenge of working in this beautiful woodland environment.

Our work is normally exhibited in galleries but this year we have been invited to create innovative installations out of doors.

It is an adventure for us, so do come and meet the artists working on site and take a pleasant walk along the grassy paths, discovering art work amongst the trees.
Guided tours: Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September between 12.00 and 15.00.

DIRECTIONS
Follow A359 from Bruton.
First right, signposted North / South Brewham.
Follow this road a few miles.
BEFORE railway bridge, turn left onto Pinkwood Lane until gateway into Pink Wood on left.

Contact Details:
Sian Martin
sian@distantstitch.co.uk
01278 652089 / 07901 685799

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‘Small Talk’ Exhibition Talks

26.04.2013

Both events take place at Constance Howard Gallery, Goldsmiths University of London,
Deptford Town Hall, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW

Events are FREE & OPEN TO ALL – no booking required, just turn up!

Tuesday 4th June. 1-2pm
62 Group, Goldsmiths and beyond. Led by Heather Belcher & Lucy Brown

62 Group Artists Heather Belcher and Lucy Brown will be in conversation, introducing the 62 Group, outlining its aims, history and its connections through textiles at Goldsmiths and beyond. As Goldsmith Textile Alumni, and 62 Group exhibiting and committee members, Heather and Lucy will reflect on their past and present individual practices and future projects of the 62 Group. There will be the opportunity to ask questions and join in discussion while having a chance to handle samples from the 62 Group’s Handling Collection.

Tuesday 11th June. 1-2pm

The Witchcraft Series (Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead) by Anne Jackson, 62 Group artist.
Anne Jackson’s current work titled The Witchcraft Series, explores witch persecution in European history, the idea of “the witch” and witchcraft in contemporary culture. Anne sees this subject as a rich metaphorical territory, with its resonances of fear of the unknown, the feminine, and the “other”. Anne will discuss these themes further in context with her personal practice.

For queries contact; Goldsmiths Textile Collection:textiles@gold.ac.uk
www.gold.ac.uk/textile-collection@textilesgold

Goldsmiths, University of London travel information http://www.gold.ac.uk/find-us/

Lucy Brown

22.01.2013

Independent Curator Kate Stoddart has recently reviewed Lucy Browns’ ‘Offerings’ on a-n Interface.
‘Offerings’ was presented at the Project Space, COLLECT 2012 Saatchi Gallery, London and in the 62 Group exhibition 62@50 at The Holden Gallery. Manchester, July- August 2012. ‘Offerings’ was supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and The Theo Moorman Trust for Weavers.
Lucy Browns' Offerings for The Holden Gallery

Lucy Brown

17.12.2012

‘Lace Works’ – ‘Contemporary Art & Nottingham Lace’ Exhibition at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery until 3rd Feb 2013.

Lucy Brown is exhibiting newly commissioned works – ‘the secrets we keep from ourselves’ and ‘Veils’ (an outside intervention) in Lace Works inspired by Nottingham Lace.

Further Information at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
‘Lace Works’ is part of ‘Lace: Here: Now’ – a season of lace exhibitions and events that celebrate the heritage of the Nottingham Lace industry and demonstrates that lace still inspires, fascinates and excites.
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Lace Works

‘Warp & Weft; Woven Textiles in Fashion, Art and Interiors’.
A new book by Dr Jessica Hemmings published by Bloomsbury; £19.99. Lucy Brown’s work is featured in the ‘Emotion’ chapter of this new publication. Warp & Weft has recently been reviewed in the current issue of Crafts magazine, No 239 Nov/Dec 2012 by Mary Schoeser.

Sue Stone

06.12.2012

Designer Crafts at the Mall 2013
Friday 11th January to Sunday 20th January 2013
Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, SW1
Open daily: l0am to 5pm (Closing on Sunday 20th 4pm)
Admission £4 (with concessions). Free Catalogue.

Larger work will be for sale in the exhibition. Small studies will be for sale in the Shop within the Show. Hand made Cards and postcards will also be for sale in the shop.

62 Group Symposium at The Knitting and Stitch Show, Harrogate

21.11.2012

In Discussion with the 62 Group of Textile Artists

In their 50th anniversary year, members of the 62 Group of Textile Artists, invited artists and curatorial professionals will reflect on their individual and collective practices. The symposium will offer the unusual opportunity to meet and share discussions with a large number of the Group’s artists, as well as giving Group members the chance to meet and interact with their viewers.

Six pertinent topics will be discussed in small, informal focus groups to encourage interaction, facilitated by an invited chair:

Who, What and Why? chaired by Audrey Walker MBE and Jan Beaney

Diversity of Practice chaired by Hilary Bower

Surviving in the Workplace chaired by Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor

What’s in a Name? chaired by Professor Ann Morrell

Curatorial Responsibility chaired by June Hill

The 62 Group in Print chaired by Professor Lesley Millar MBE

Saturday 24th November 2012; 1.30-4.30pm – The Knitting and Stitching Show, Harrogate International Centre (Hall F – Basement). The event is free, but booking is required.