01/10/2019 - 31/10/2019
The Textile Art Group Suffolk (TAGS) consists of fourteen practising artists. Twenty years ago, creative art using textile media wasn’t as frequently encountered as it is now and TAGS were front runners in its rise to popularity.
One of the strengths of the TAGS group is the diversity of the media employed. In this exhibition you might find, in addition to others, traditional tapestry weaving, appliqué, hand and machine stitching on dyed fabrics, feltwork or quilting. Individual subjects are well suited to the media employed: for example, you may see Glen Gerrard’s pictures of wild women, joyfully hand stitched, and both Alison Couchman’s depiction of sinuous reflections in water and Margaret Williamson’s flowers showing masterly handling of machine embroidery.
Depictions of the moon are central to several works, for example, Amanda Warren’s constructions, which incorporate sea g