SCULPTING A CONTINENT – Community Textile Wall Hanging

Each Saturday during June 2021, for the Dewsbury Creative Town & Woven in Kirklees Festival, the ‘Sculpting A Continent’ textile installation in Market Square gazebo also had a pop up shop running along side the installation. This allowed the public to better understand the hand tufting process as well as also having a go at... Continue Reading →

BRIAN HOLMES ARTIST – Sally Holmes lino print portrait wall hanging

Brain Holmes – Artist (1933 – 2009) He was born in Lancashire and raised in Ripponden, near Halifax in West Yorkshire. After completing his secondary education, he studied at Huddersfield School of Art and in 1959 studied a diploma in Fine Art at The Slade School in London. Upon graduation in 1959 he moved to... Continue Reading →

SCULPTING A CONTINENT – Wall Hanging Sculptural Textile Installation at Pioneer House in Dewsbury

Andrew Warburton was commissioned to create ‘Sculpting A Continent’ as a temporary installation for the Dewsbury Creative Town Arts Programme funded by Kirklees Council and produced by Beam. This work was also commissioned in partnership with the WOVEN in Kirklees Festival 2021.

SCULPTING A CONTINENT – Hand Tufted Insallation in Dewsbury

Andrew’s commission, entitled ‘Sculpting A Continent’, is intended to start a conversation about Climate Change and how a small change by everyone could lessen our impact on the environment. The first instalment of the hand tufted textile commission was revealed on Saturday 5th June 2021 coinciding with World Environment Day. The commission was located in... Continue Reading →

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