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   Lesley Illingworth             Textile Artist

   BA Hons. in Embroidery for Fashion,

   Interiors and Textile Art

 

StoryTelling Coat - the journey so far

 

 

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Success of Shoddy Exhibition Leeds

 

 

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The Storytelling Coat was exhibited in the Shoddy Exhibition in Leeds and was pictured and quoted in an article by Frances Ryan in The Observer on the 3.4.16

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/03/disabled-artists-use-skills-to-highlight-shoddy-treatment-over-benefits

and in the Shoddy blog.  https://shoddyexhibition.wordpress.com/

The coat was displayed in Batley Museum and Art Gallery (www.kirklees.gov.uk/batleygallery) in June and also at TheLeeds Centre for Integrated Living. (www.leedscil.org.uk)

Shoddy Booklet published

http://issuu.com/gillcrawshaw/docs/shoddy_booklet_aug_2016

Shoddy was at The Inkwell in Aug 2016

Shoddy was winner of Love Art Festival award.

@ShoddyArts.

It has been exhibited at Showcase 18, Mutual Fanclub at Simple Gifts Unitarian Centre for Social Action in June 18 and at my Artists Residency at Re Centre London @recentre_london July 2018 and an article about it was published in the Spelthorne Labour party Newsletter September 2018