Katharine Swailes creates handwoven tapestries, wall based artworks, using traditional materials and techniques, creating contemporary art works, focusing on the practice of weaving now as it has been produced for millennia. Swailes works are minimal in material and construction, focusing on the meditative practice of weaving. Swailes is represented by Contemporary Applied Arts in London and has recently exhibited at Collect 2019 at the Saatchi Gallery, and has been shortlisted in 2016 and 2019 for The Cordis Prize, celebrating the tapestry weaving art form, founded in 2015 by Miranda Harvey and Ian Rankin.
Venue: The Mill Studio, Newhouse Farm Barns, Ford Lane, Ford, Arundel. BN18 0EF