My Journal

  • Fabric Of Unity

    Unlike Kate’s own loom, the one standing at this years festival won’t weave salvaged yarns to create her usual pieces. Instead, it will weave together, foliage, notes, well wishes, thoughts and feelings of attendees, creating a fabric of unity, echoing this years theme;All you need is love. ...

    Jun 08th 2022

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  • SGP. 2022

    So happy to have been invited again to create an art installation at The Secret Garden Party 2022After a 5 year break The Secret Garden Party returns to Huntingdon for its 20th anniversary from Thursday 21st - Sunday 24th July. It is a gathering that exists for only four days...

    May 09th 2022

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  • Side by side

    An exhibition by Bradford College students of MA Visual Arts,Sarah Clark, Jill Coley, YvonneJennings, Anna Kornatovska, Natalie Ellis, Han Mallott-Manning and Jessica Robinson.AA2A Artists In Residence.Kate Whitehead & Lorna Jewitt20th April - 19th May 2022Dye House Gallery , Bradford College, Lister Building....

    May 09th 2022

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  • Going full circle

    Tomorrow I'm going to Bradford School Of Art to help the curator to hang myAa2a Artist in residency collection 'Is She A Hippy ?' in the Dye House Gallery. Going full circle, it's the same gallery I showed my final textile degree work in 2013. ...

    Apr 11th 2022

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  • Film

    Since my exhibition at J/M Gallery, I have been collaborating with a film director.We have been creating an art film based on my textile practice. I've really enjoyed working in the world of film and gaining an insight into how it all works. It's something I would like to do...

    Apr 11th 2022

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    Unpacking and reflecting on the wonderful week I've had showing my workat J/M gallery, Notting hill. Thank you to all who have stopped by to say hello.During these upsetting and challenging times, community, friends, friendly strangers, makers and shakers are holding out and hanging onto glimmers of hope, kindness and...

    Mar 01st 2022

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  • End To End

    Pressing and packing this week, getting ready to show my work at J/M Gallery. Pop by to say hello, open 10am - 6pm each day. ...

    Feb 14th 2022

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  • Slowing Down

    SLOWING DOWNby Niamh McCooeyUK based textiles designer and weaving and embroidery specialist, Kate Whitehead. ‘My work is a protest,’ says Kate, ‘against the way textiles are consumed in western society.’ In her work, she revels in fabrics that are in a sense humble, and quiet. Kate uses only natural materials...

    Feb 02nd 2022

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  • J/M Gallery Notting Hill. London

    End To End is my latest exhibition, a showcase of key pieces from my last three collections. Hand woven and embroidered textiles, using salvaged and over dyed materials. It is an opportunity to view Is She A Hippy? the last of the three collections, developed during my AA2a artist residency...

    Feb 01st 2022

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