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Jo Dewar

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The Art of Giving

Linen Vessel

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Telephone: 
07803045473
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

I am a mixed media artist using acrylics, inks, graphite, pastels and hand printed collage papers to create colour and texture. I love to find new materials to work with and how to apply them onto different substrates. Working in 2D and 3D makes my work more diverse and to work a painted canvas into a vessel is a lovely way to view a piece of artwork in different aspects.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

To be an artist is to observe what is around you and to explore different processes and techniques to enhance the work. We are surrounded by an array of shapes, colours and forms and it is a joy to capture these in your work.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Mixed Media Artist

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

I hold workshops from my Mongolian yurt in creating a sketchbook with mono printing and acrylics and to teach weaving with wire to create jewellery or small 3D objects.

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

Arts Foundation Worcester 2000
City and Guilds, Millinery and Free Machine Embroidery

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

Broadway Arts
h.Art Colwall Collective
Designer and Makers Fair Worcester
Autumn Fair, Landmark Arts Centre

Weavers Gallery, Ledbury, Designed for Christmas 2021/22

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Take 4 Gallery, Ledbury

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