Commit To Being Creative – Inspiration

James Turrell Deer Shelter Yorkshire Sculpture Park is one of my favourite places to visit and is only 15 minute drive away from where I live in Dewsbury and where I work in Mirfield. I very rarely go by myself as I love to show friends around and also have that ‘chat’ which you sometimes... Continue Reading →

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 →

HAY BALE 1 – Hand Tufted Rug or Wall Hanging

Inspired by walks through the fields around West Yorkshire and the changing view of the field directly in front of the workshop in Mirfield, this HAY BALE design rug or wall hanging evokes the movement of the ploughed lines of cultivation but using a palette of expressive, counterintuitive custom dyed pure wool colours. Each rug... 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.

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