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Author Hill, June.

Title Diana Springall : a brave eye / June Hill.

Imprint London : A. & C. Black, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  746.092 Springall,D HIL    Available
Description 176 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Note Includes index.
Summary Diana Springall is one of Britain's best-known textile artists. Her 40-year career in textiles includes appointments as a panel lecturer at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and chairman of both the Embroiderers' Guild and the Society of Designer Craftsmen. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and her work can be found in many private and public collections. This book is to be launched with an exhibition and a feature-stand at 2011 Knitting and Stitching Show (London, Dublin and Harrogate), this book explores the life, work and impact of one of the UK's greatest embroiderers and strongest advocate of the craft itself. Diana is heavily involved with embroidery within both education and museums/collections. She has been instrumental in promoting embroidery in the Fine Art world, and has been teacher and mentor to a significant proportion of today's greatest artists working in stitch, including Alice Kettle.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Springall, Diana.
Textile artists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Added Author Springall, Diana.
Added Title Brave eye
ISBN 9781408147078 (pbk.)
1408147076 (pbk.)

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