Art Exhibition: Textiles in Time

When:
May 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am – June 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
2019-05-18T11:00:00+01:00
2019-06-28T16:00:00+01:00
Where:
Elgin Museum
1 High Street
Elgin
IV30 1EQ
Cost:
Free
Contact:
01343 543675

Textiles in Time

Avril C. Clark

Saturday 18th May 2019 – Friday 28th June 2019

Pomegranate, textile art by Avril C. Clark

Avril C. Clark was born and educated in Glasgow, and qualified from Glasgow School of Art in Textile Design in 1976. Since moving to Moray in 1978, she has been involved in both Secondary and Primary sectors of Education, teaching Art and Design. She has regularly run evening classes in Fabric Crafts in Moray and, more recently, one day a week in Veronique’s of Elgin.

In 1988 Avril formed the Speyside Quilters group, a group that meets fortnightly in Fochabers with a membership of 30 adults who both provide and attend various Creative Textile Workshops.

Making the most of the “Social Media” revolution, Avril now likes to share her various textile activities on Instagram.

In recent years, Avril has exhibited with Speyside Quilters, Fochabers; Highland Quilters, Inverness; The Warehouse, Banff; The National Patchwork Championships, in Ascot and Perth; Just Art, Fochabers; sixStitch, Inverness (Oct-Nov 2002) and Peebles (March-May 2003); Moray Art & Design Teachers, Elgin (May 2004 & Nov 2005); The Moray Arts New Dimensions Elgin (June 2004) and Members exhibition (March 2005); Off The Wall, Delta Studios Larbert (Nov 2004); More Fabric Inspirations, Galashiels (July/August 2006). She has also had projects published in “Popular Patchwork”.

 

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