My Journal

  • Zip Up

    Head down, zip up.Autumn brings less light and my most creativetime. Ideas I have gathered and put into practice earlier in the year are now taking shape for an exhibition in 2021. ...

    Oct 23rd 2020

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  • Hope

    I am hopeing to get a capsule collection finished to share with students at Bradford School Of Arts now that it has reopened with social distancing and strict hygiene rules in place as part of my AA2A artist residency. ...

    Oct 23rd 2020

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  • The Vlieseline Fine Art Textiles Award 2020

    The Vlieseline Fine Art Textiles AwardI am delighted to be one of the 27 shortlistedfinalists in the Vlieseline Fine Art Textile Awards 2020.Congratulations to the other shortlisted entires...‘The Vlieseline Fine Art Textile Award provides an opportunity to showcase the breadth of exciting work being undertaken by textile artists today.As judges...

    Aug 22nd 2020

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  • Collection 2021

    I fell out with nature in my late teens, having spent my childhood in a rural area, I missed friends, live music and being part of a creative environment. With so many of my textile practice plans on hold or postponed this year I found myself wandering around quiet places...

    Aug 13th 2020

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  • The Textile Art Magazine Embroidery May/June 2020

    I am over the moon to be featured in The Textile Art Magazine Embroidery May/June 2020.A Virtuous Circle page 33-37 'Kate Whitehead talksabout using her practice to work through difficult times'.Thank you @johalleditor for the interview & feature....

    May 02nd 2020

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  • Finding a new balance and rhythm.

    Life is difficult for all of us at the moment. With so much uncertainty and concern it's hardto focus on every day life. On good days I am continuing to create a collection for my aa2a artists residency at home. Looking forward to one day stepping back into Bradford School...

    Apr 06th 2020

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  • On hold for now

    🌏My workshops booked for this year are on hold for now.The planet is blooming while we lay low...Stay Safe & well. X...

    Mar 19th 2020

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  • #wip

    weavingthe craft or action of forming fabric by interlacing threads....

    Mar 04th 2020

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  • Pegs & Threads

    I'm really enjoying January. A new start, a clean page. Leaving last year behind, selecting yarns from Jim's shed in West Yorkshire and starting to weave at Bradford School Of Arts on my AA2A artists residency. ...

    Jan 12th 2020

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