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NB.  I am away from my studio & heading to Australia to teach, so my next postal date will be April 14th .  Sorry for  any inconvenience, Dionne.

Open your eyes to it and you see colour everywhere.  Look harder and the wall shimmers and vibrates with the intensity of its hue.  Movement of stitch, texture of thread and glimpses of metallics dance with each other in the back streets of a sleepy Italian town.


I'm interested in stitch as drawing, as painting, as contemporary mark making.  Here colours and threads entwine and mix  - I liken this to Impressionism, it's tactile pointillism!

Free machine embroidery on heavy wool: this contemporary textile artwork responds to time and place.  I work directly from drawings of a scene, an occasion/happening.  It's a moment in time, a moment in light that catches my attention and I am compelled to sew.  You can see the original drawing in the gallery of images.

 

This piece is part of '50@50' a collection of work I produced to celebrate my 50th year in 2019 - first exhibited at Timeless Textiles [Newcastle, Australia] and then at Helmsley Arts Centre [Yorkshire, UK] The latter solo show sadly cut short by the current situation.
 

Textile piece approx 22cm wide - surface mounted/floated on 30 x 30cm mount board [soft white] Framed in a Limed Ash Box frame

Signed and titled & there's a signed Certificate of Authenticity on the reverse.

Blue wall

£295.00Price

"I have wanted one of Dionne's scarves for a long time. Lockdown and my birthday created the perfect situation to buy one! What a treat! It is really beautiful and I don't know whether to wear it or frame it for the wall! The wool is beautifully soft and drapes perfectly and the colours are stunning and painted in Dionne's characteristic mark making. Love it! Thanks Dionne - a real pick me up during the lockdown."

I have recently made two purchases from Dionne and am delighted with both. The set of cards are original and classy, I shall enjoy sending them to friends!. The second purchase is a glorious picture by Dionne in Mixed Media titled “Cliff Walk” chosen by me for my birthday. It arrived wrapped and doubled mounted and was delivered promptly and well packaged - I love it. The style, colours and atmosphere appeal to me very much and I will enjoy looking at it everyday. Thank you Dionne!
Alison B

Hi Dionne, Your picture has arrived, it’s much better in real life, am delighted with it, thank you. Debby

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