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Workshops and teaching 2020

Date posted: 28th October 2019


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I will be teaching at a number of places over the following year. For further details follow the links for each individual venue

 

10-13 March 2020.  In Stitches Creative ~Textile Courses, Wokingham.

‘Chain Reaction’ (4 places left)

https://www.institchestextilecourses.co.uk/matthew-harris—chain-reaction.html

 

29March – 2 April 2020. West Dean

Sampled and re-mixed. Adventurous Drawing for Textiles

https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses/courses?category=&subcategory=&tutors=Matthew+Harris&level=&month=&duration=

 

5 -6 May & 12-13 May 2020. Stroud, Gloucestershire

Two, 2 day Mentoring Sessions run from my studio. 6 places per session. Contact me directly at [email protected]

 

12 – 14 June 2020. Moor Hall, Shropshire

Back to Front and Back Again

https://www.bobbybritnell.co.uk/courses/short-courses/-upside-down-and-back-to-front

 

31 July – 2 August & 7 – 9 August 2020. Tollesbury Summer School, Essex

Course Full

 

11 – 13 September 2020. Hope and Elvis, Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

https://www.hopeandelvis.com/workshops/matthew-harris-11th12th-13th-september-2020-details-coming-soon/

Workshops and Teaching 2019

Date posted: 4th January 2019


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Please see below dates for teaching and workshop slots in the coming year. Click on the links for details, venues and cost etc.

30th January – 1 February 2019 D.I.Y Textile School, Amsterdam, NL

https://www.diytextileschool.nl/classes/ondersteboven-en-achterstevorentekenen-in-textielkunst-door-matthew-harris/

SOLD OUT

 

23rd – 20th May 2019 West Dean

Experimental Drawing for Textiles

https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses/courses?type=short&category=Textiles&page=2

 

31st May – 2nd June 2019. Moor Hall, Shropshire.

Chain Reaction – One-thing-leads-to-another

http://www.bobbybritnell.co.uk/courses/short-courses/text-ile

 

5th -7th July 2019. Hope and Elvis, Nottinghamshire

Back to Front and Back Again.

https://www.hopeandelvis.com/workshops/

 

26th – 30th August. West Dean

Walking the Line – Through Drawing and Thread.

https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses

 

8th – 10th October 2019. Lund Studios, Yorkshire.

Back to Front and Back Again

http://www.lundstudios.co.uk/courses2/index

 

31st October – 2nd November 2019. West Dean

New Course. Details to be announced in the Autumn 2019 brochure

https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses

 

Mentoring Workshops.

I am now running a series of two day mentoring workshops at my studio in Stroud, designed to support on going personal and professional development. If you would like more information then please contact me via the contact section of the website

 

 

 

 

Select Trail 2018

Date posted: 2nd March 2018


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As usual I will be taking part in this years Select Trail. For full details about Studio times and openings as well as information on everything else that is taking place as part of this fantastic annual event, please go to https://selecttrail.org/project-type/select-trail-artists-2018/  Hope to see you in May.

Workshops and teaching 2018

Date posted: 9th January 2018


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Please see below dates for teaching and workshop slots in the coming year. Click on the links for details, venues and cost etc.

9 – 12 April 2018 West Dean

Experimental Drawing for Textiles

2 – 6 July 2018

Walking the Line – Through Drawing and Thread

https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses

 

 

27 – 29 April 2018.  Moor Hall, Shropshire

Text__ile.  A project that explores the calligraphic mark as a creative starting point.

http://www.bobbybritnell.co.uk/courses/short-courses/text-ile

 

18, 19, 20 May 2018

Chain Reaction – One-thing-leads-to-another

As part of S.I.T Select Festival 2018

http://www.sitselect.org/futureevents.html

 

14 – 20 October 2018

‘You are here’. Mapping a sense of place.

Committed to Cloth, Masseria Della Zingara, Puglia, Italy

https://masseriadellazingara.com/holidays/matthew-harris-you-are-here-mapping-a-sense-of-place-with-committed-to-cloth/

 

Mentoring Workshops.

I am now running a series of two day mentoring workshops at my studio in Stroud, designed to support on going personal and professional development. If you would like more information then please contact me via the contact section of the website

New Ashgate Gallery, Surrey

Date posted: 9th November 2016


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‘Contemporary Textiles’

12 November 2016 – 7 January 2017

‘New Ashgate presents work by 9 textile makers, all perfectly balancing the important visual elements of pattern, colour and design with the physical and tactile nature of textiles.’

I will be showing a number of pieces in this mixed show.

Workshops and Teaching

Date posted:


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Please see below dates for teaching and workshop slots in the coming year. Click on the links for details, venues and cost etc.

3 – 7 April 2017 West Dean

Sampled and re-mixed – Adventurous Drawing for textiles

18 – 21 June 2017

Experimental Drawing for Textiles

https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses

 

2 – 7 July 2017 Big Cat Studios, Newburgh, Scotland

(project yet to be confirmed)

http://textilecentre.co.uk

 

4-6 September 2017 Moor Hall, Shropshire

Text__ile.  A project that explores the calligraphic mark as a creative starting point.

https://www.bobbybritnell.co.uk/courses/short-courses/text-ile

 

Mentoring Workshops.

I am now running a series of two day mentoring workshops at my studio in Stroud, designed to support on going personal and professional development.

Currently the sessions planned so far for next year are all full, but I may be running some more in the Autumn. If you would like more information then please contact me via the contact section of the website

Sayer Bequest, Hepworth, Wakefield

Date posted: 7th March 2016


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Tim Sayer Bequest, Hepworth, Wakefield.

 

“Shide Fragment VII will be at the Hepworth Wakefield from the 30th of April as part of the Tim sayer bequest. This exhibition will feature a selection of works from Tim’s amazing collection that will eventually be left in it’s entirety to the museum. For more information about the show go to https://www.hepworthwakefield.org/whatson/tim-sayer/ and for further information about Tim and his collection you can read an article here. ‘Art-oholic’ pledges 400 piece collection to The Hepworth Wakefield

Livingstone Studio, Hampstead

Date posted:


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I will be showing a small number of pieces at Livingstone Studio in Hampstead this spring. The show opens on Saturday the 12th of March from 11am to 6pm and will run until the end of April. I will be interviewed about my work in the gallery at 4 o-clock. The work will be shown alongside the new collection as well as ceramics and other choice things. For information about Livingstone studio go to https://www.livingstonestudio.co.uk and follow the link to news.

 

Talk

Date posted: 5th October 2015


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‘Back to front and back again- a ritual of making and un-making’.

I will be giving a talk as part of the Sitselect Showcase in Cheltenham on Sunday the 25th of October.

For full details of the talks and all  other information on this exciting new events please go to https://www.sitselect.org/showcase/showcasetalks.html

Workshops and teaching

Date posted: 30th September 2015


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I will be running a number of courses over the coming year at a number of venues. Some are already full up but there are still places on the ones listed below. Click on the links for venues, details and cost

29 February – 4th March 2016  West Dean

‘Walking the Line’ through drawing and thread.

https://www.westdean.org.uk/search?term=Matthew++Harris+

 

25th – 29 April 2016  Committed to Cloth

‘From Parts to a Whole’

https://www.committedtocloth.uk/retreat-workshops

 

11th – 12th May – 12th – 13th September.  Moor Hall, Shropshire

From Parts to a Whole’ plus mentoring. A two day project followed by two more days follow up mentoring.

https://www.bobbybritnell.co.uk/workshops/OtherTutors.asp

 

22nd – 29th October 2016 Masseria Della Zingara, Italy

‘You are here’ – mapping a sense of space

https://masseriadellazingara.com/holidays/matthew-harris-you-are-here-mapping-a-sense-of-place/

 

Keep an eye out here for further updates.