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Karen Wyeth

www.karenwyeth.co.uk  studio@karenwyeth.co.uk  

Currently living and working in The Midlands

 

Summary

I am a contemporary felt artist creating impressionist textile pictures by hand felting merino wool and silk with free machine embroidery and hand stitching to produce vibrant and joyful felt pictures.

 

Qualifications

Christ Church University College, Canterbury - BA (Hons) Fine Art & Literature 1985

Norwich Medical School - BSc (Hons) Medicine 2012

 

Memberships

  • International Feltmakers Association
  • Northants Guild of Designer Craftsmen
  • Selected Maker, Craft & Design Magazine
  • Rugby & District Art Society

 

Awards

  • 2016 - Runner up ‘Highly Commended’ prize in Kettering Open 16, Alfred East Gallery, Northamptonshire with Hanson Bay, Kangaroo Island
  • 2016 – Arts & Crafts Design Award Nominee

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

  • 2015 - Northampton Town & County Art Society exhibition - Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Northampton
  • 2016 - Warwickshire Open Studios 'Destination Anywhere' exhibition - Rugby Railway Station, Rugby, Warwickshire
  • 2016 - Kettering Open 16 – Alfred East Gallery, Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • 2016 – Rugby & District Art Society Spring Exhibition, Lutterworth Town Hall, Lutterworth, Leicestershire
  • 2016 - Northamptonshire Open Studios, Yarrow Gallery, Oundle, Northamptonshire

 

 

Collections

 

My work is owned in private collections in the UK and Australia