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Please contact me on elizabethatherton@hotmail.com. I’m also on twitter @LizAthArt

 

Education

2008- 2011 Ba (Hons) Embroidery Manchester School of Art

Exhibitions

2013

The Welcome Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester. August

Living Numbers, Fringe Arts Bath Festival. May

Fantactic Fibres, Yeiser Arts Centre, Kentucky. April

2012

OPEN Swan Square, Manchester Part of Free For Arts festival

A New Look At Nature Brantwood House, Conniston

The Missing Bridge 5 Mill, Manchester

Maker’s Faire Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Process: Make & Discuss Wahlbar, Manchester

WiganPlus The Galleries, Wigan

2011

School of Art Degree Show School of Art, Manchester

Midconversation Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester

2009

Shop fronts NXNW festival, Wigan

2006

North by North West NXNW festival at The Wiend, Wigan

Foundation Show Winstanley College, Wigan

Awards

2012

Shortlisted for the Ruskin drawing prize.

Commissions

2012

Commission for Wigan Council and Faiths4Change

Private commission for Angie Dowds

Art work for Rory Charles’ album, ‘Friends Of Mine’

2006

‘Facing Wigan’. Outdoor sculpture commissioned by NXNW festival

Experience

2012 ‘East Meets West’ textile recycling workshops with Liverpool Fashion Week and Faiths4Change

2012 Founding member of Midconversation collective -www.midconversation.tumblr.com

2011 Fundraising and Events Coordinator for Ba (Hons) Embroidery degree show

2011 Experimental life drawing and mark making workshops at Nexus Art Cafe

2011 Work experience with artists Sue Lawty- artist in residence at the V & A

2010-2011 Events coordinator for Everything You Need and Carefully Planned

2011 Work experience in the textiles collections at the Whitworth Gallery

2006 Workshops with year 9 students at St. John Fisher, Wigan, culminating in a group piece exhibited as part of NXNW festival

2006 Textile techniques workshops with primary school children at St. Mary’s and St. John’s, Wigan