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ART EDUCATION 

2009 – 2011 University of Hertfordshire 

MA Contemporary Textiles (Distinction)

2005 – 2008 Bucks New University

HE Dip Stitched Textiles (Distinction)

2002 – 2005 Richmond Community College

City and Guilds, Part I and II – Creative Studies, Embroidery 

WORK EXPERIENCE 

I run workshops, give talks and offer mentoring to groups, clubs and schools.

PUBLICATIONS

My work can be seen in:

TextileArtist.org e-book, Textiles: A response to Landscape, 2016

Art Quilting Studio, Summer 2015, Marshscapes by Rice Freeman-Zachery

Alice Fox: Natural Processes in Textile Art: From Rust Dyeing to Found Objects, Batsford, 2015

Julia Triston, Contemporary Applique, Batsford, 2014

C. June Barnes, Exploring Dimension in Quilt Art, Batsford, 2012

Sandra Meech, Connecting Design to Stitch, Batsford, 2012

Kim Thittichai, Experimental Textiles, Batsford, 2009

WEB ARTICLE

Debbie Lyddon: Art that Inspires, www.textileartist.org, 2016

Debbie Lyddon: Responding to Environment, www.textileartist.org, 2013

Aeolian Pipes and Air-songs Booklet

MEMBERSHIPS

62 Group of Textile Artists’

Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen

Studio 21

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Moments of Being, The Knitting & Stitching Shows, London and Harrogate

2014 Caught by the Tide, Society of Designer Craftsmen Gallery, Rivington Street, London

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

7 July – 7 August, CLEY16: In Norfolk Now, St. Margaret’s Church, Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

17 June – TBA. The Sixty Two Group, Making Space, Macclesfield Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ, Opening: Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm

3 – 28 May, Studio 21, The Sewing Machine Project, SIT Festival, Lansdown Gallery, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1BB Opening times: Tues – Sat. 10-4.30 There will be a gallery tour every day at midday by one of the artists

4 – 29 February, The Archive Project, Haslemere Educational Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere, GU27 2LA

2015

The Sewing Machine Project, The Bracknell Gallery, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7PA

SIT Select Showcase, Stand 34, Studio 21, The Sewing Machine Project Preview, Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA

Chinese Whispers Selection, The Well House Gallery, Oxley House, High Road, Horndon on the Hill, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 8LF

Society of Designer Craftsmen, North Surrey Group, The Makers’ Art. The Robert Phillips Gallery, Riverhouse Arts Centre, Manor Rd, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 2PF.

The Sixty Two Group Now! Upfront Gallery, Nr Hutton-in-the-Forest, Unthank, Penrith, Cumbria Ca11 9TG.

Designer Crafts at the Mall 2015, 8 January – 17 January.The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1

2014

Landmark Autumn Art Fair, Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road, Teddington, TW11 9NN, Friday 6.30 – 8.30pm (Private View), Saturday and Sunday 10am – 5pm

Festival of Quilts, Fine Art Quilt Masters Shortlist , NEC, Birmingham

Preview of Fine Art Quilt Masters Shortlist, New Designers, Business Design Centre, London, N1 9PP

2013

Chinese Whispers, Studio 21, Bracknell Gallery, South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7PA

Reflective Space, The Crypt Gallery, St. Pancras Church, Euston Road, London NW1 2BA

Chinese Whispers, Studio 21 visits Fashion, Embroidery and Stitch @ NEC Birmingham

Landmark Contemporary Textiles Fair, Ferry Road, Teddington, Surrey TW11 9NN

‘The shop within the show’, Designer Crafts at The Mall 2013, The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1

2012

Everyday Encounters, William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Forest Road, London E17 4PP

Surface II, The Crypt Gallery, St Pancras Church, Euston Road, London NW1 2BA

Group Exhibition, Hastings Arts Forum, 36 Marina, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East Sussex, TN38 0BU

The Duration of Surface, The Attic at Lines of Pinner, 26 High Street, Pinner, HA5 5PW

Newland House School , Vinery Gallery, Waldegrave Park, Twickenham, TW1 4TQ

Designer Crafts at the Mall, The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1