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In a series of video interviews, artist Deborah Andrews talks about her Gallery@ Half Moon exhibition A Stitch in Time – Reflections from Childhood, a delightful collection of intricate machine embroidered works, etchings and digital prints made from observational drawings.
In the first video Deborah explains more about the exhibition, discusses the meaning of ‘observational art’ and talks about why she uses different artistic mediums – for example print, drawing, digital art and embroidery – in her art.
In the second interview, Deborah describes the difference between the print and embroidery versions of her art, talking specifically about her two works ‘Welsh Cakes (print)’ and ‘Welsh (embroidery)’, and discusses why there is a need for two versions of the same work.
Watch the interviews below and find out more about our related events for Children’s Art Week below.
A Stitch in Time – Reflections from Childhood, by Deborah Andrews, runs until 8 July 2015 during the theatre opening hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm and Saturdays 10am – 4pm (theatre show days only). To discover more about Deborah visit www.deborahandrews.co.uk.
Children’s Art Week – Monday 15 – Friday 19 June
School slots from 9.45am-10.45am, 11am-12noon, 1.30pm-2.30pm; Public slot from 4.30pm-5.30pm
School groups and the public can visit Gallery @ Half Moon to explore the exhibition A Stitch in Time – Reflections from Childhood, by Deborah Andrews. Visitors can create responses to the art on chalkboards below the pictures as well as colour in a selection of works by Andrews.
Workshop with Artist Deborah Andrews – Tuesday 16 June
1.30pm-2.30pm for schools and 4pm-5pm for the general public
Free workshop with Deborah Andrews. The artist will lead a tour of A Stitch in Time – Reflections from Childhood, her current Gallery @ Half Moon exhibition, and explore the themes and philosophy behind her exhibition as well as her working method to creating art.
If you’re a school group and would like to book for one of the gallery visits and/or workshops, please book in advance by sending us an email.