Monthly Archives: September 2015

Exhibition News: COLOUR – STITCH – RESIST Contemporary Textiles – Five Artists from HWAT

Five artists from HWATChristina Greathead, Lin Patterson, Caryl Challis, Jane German and Rose Martin – have joined together to put on on a new exhibition of contemporary textiles in the Upstairs Gallery at CRAFTCO in Southwold, Suffolk. CRAFTCO is an applied arts gallery run as a cooperative.


COLOUR – STITCH – RESIST is focused on the art of contemporary textiles, with the artists using a variety of creative techniques including wax batik, handmade objects, painting on silk, appliqué and hand stitching, pieced cushions and panels.


Batik by Caryl Challis


Off-centre circles cushion by Lin Patterson

The Private View for the exhibition is on Saturday 3rd October 2015 from 1pm – 3pm. All welcome. Enjoy the exhibition and share wine and nibbles with the five artists.


Topcroft Landscape, stitched and dyed textiles by Christina Greathead

The exhibition is open from Friday 2nd October to Sunday 1st November 2015.

An Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles – Five Artists from HWAT
2 October – 1November 2015
Upstairs Gallery @ CRAFTCO
40a High Street
IP18 6AE
Tel: 01502 723211

Craftco opening times:
Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm (closed on Wednesdays)
Sunday 11am – 4pm


Ragdolls by Jane German


Cow Parsley, silk painting (detail) by Rose Martin

HOT off the press! HWAT’S new Artists’ book, Waveney Reflections, will be on sale for the first time during the final weekend of the exhibition: Sat 30th October and Sun 1st November 2015. Publication price £12, including free UK P&P. More information on how you can purchase HWAT’s new book, Waveney Reflections locally or by post.


WAVENEY REFLECTIONS: Brockdish to Bungay – a portrait of the river. Featuring twenty five artists from HWAT (The Harleston & Waveney Art Trail). Full colour images with a collection of personal thoughts on the Waveney, the river that links their art studios.

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