On My Mother’s Knee

The recent touring exhibition, ‘On My Mother’s Knee’,  at Llantarnam Grange Arts Gallery looked like a must see,.

Next best thing

Although I was unable to visit the exhibition, I am thrilled to have the next best thing,  just delivered. A copy of the Exhibition catalogue – I am so happy !

on my mother's knee catalogue
Let’s have a look inside !

The cover is decorated with the Stitchery of Jessie Chorley. Her words are from the stories her mother told, captured in red stitched script.
on my mother's knee catalogue
on my mother's knee catalogue

On My Mother’s Knee Exhibition

The exhibition tells stories, through the work of Kirsty Anderson, Julie Arkell, Jessie Chorley, Louise Frances Evans, Caren Garfen, Kate Jenkins, Lynn Setterington and Ruth Singer.

 

on my mother's knee catalogue

 

on my mother's knee catalogue

 

on my mother's knee catalogue
Each artist reminisces about their childhood.
Stories of holidays to the sea, cooking with mum, garments, happy memories and their associated colours and textures.
All form inspirations for their work.
on my mother's knee catalogue
on my mother's knee catalogue

 

on my mother's knee catalogue

 

on my mother's knee catalogue - julie arkell

 

on my mother's knee catalogue

Creative Thoughts

It’s a wonderful book to read and inspire you.
The ‘On My Mother’s Knee’ exhibition is touring the country.
What inspires your creative thoughts and designs? Share your thoughts below.

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