Ilkley Arts Open Exhibition 2023

Part 1 - detail

I’m pleased to announce that Summer 2022 Part 1 & 2 have been selected for the Ilkley Arts Open Exhibition 2023.

The selection panel included Clare Alton-Fletcher (Chief Executive at West Yorkshire Print Workshop), Jane Kay (Creative Director at The Gallery at Sunny Bank Mills), Martyn Lucas (Artist and Curator at Turnpike Gallery) and Joanne Tinker (Artist and Gallerist at Tinker Gallery).

Ilkley Arts Open Exhibition
Ilkley Arts Open Exhibition

The exhibition on the theme of ‘Take Time’, takes place at Ilkley Manor House, Castle Yard, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 9DT,  and is open Sat 16th Sept – Sun 15th Oct (open to the public on weekends)

Selected artists for the exhibition
Selected artists for the exhibition

Over 400 artworks were submitted by 200 artists. 

Summer 22 Part 1 - part of Ilkley Arts Open Exhibition 2023
Summer 22 Part 1 – part of Ilkley Arts Open Exhibition 2023

Each artwork is 21 x 21 cm. Hand embroidered, hand stitched. Vintage Sylko thread, cotton cloth. 

Summer 22 Part 2
Summer 22 Part 2

Thank you to Ilkley Arts for selecting my art in the exhibition.

In Natura Exhibition

Close up of the hand embroidered bees in yellow and slate grey

I’m please to announce that Worker Bees has been selected by Juliana Lauletta, curator at Artly Mix, for the In Natura exhibition in Brazil.

This international exhibition featuring high resolution prints of artworks alongside physical artworks created by local artists in Brazil takes place in June.

‘In Natura’ Exhibition
3rd – 17th June 2023
Echo’s Studio
Rua Pelotas, 400 – Vila Mariana
Sao Paulo – Brazil

In Natura Exhibition
In Natura Exhibition

‘In Natura’ is a captivating group art show that delves into the profound beauty and fragile interconnection between humanity and the natural world. As a celebration of the World Environment Day (5 June 2023), the exhibition serves as a powerful platform to raise awareness about pressing environmental issues and promote positive action. 

By bringing together 23 artists from 13 different countries, ‘In Natura’ presents a diverse range of perspectives and artistic expressions that transcend borders and cultures. Established and emerging artists are showcased side by side, fostering a vibrant dialogue that illuminates the urgent need for global collaboration in addressing environmental challenges and envisions a future where humans and nature exist in harmonious balance.

Juliana Lauletta, curator at Artly Mix