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is a professional textile artist specializing in hand embroidery,
crochet, knitting, felting and weaving.
On gaining the
DAiSY Surrey Disability Arts ReGrowth Bursary for Visual Arts 2020. Lesley Illingworth has created a Pop Up Story Telling Installation - Artists and Disability Oppression: Up Close and Intensive.
Her Story Telling Coat is in
The Universal Discredit Show online Exhibition. March 2021.
Her work is included in the Eventbright advert for
The Dark is Bright: Film screening and future Shaping by The Grief Collaborative. April 2021
She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors and Textile Art - from the Royal School of Needlework/University of the Creative Arts 2015.
Photo by Taz Kyprianou