about

Hollie Ward is a weaver interested in slow made and small batch production highlighting timeless design, well made products and longevity. For this, she focuses on using natural materials and dyes and weaves her fabric by hand on a small scale. Ward feels it is important to highlight British production and the availability of resources that are accessible. Ward uses these as inspiration for producing functional, practical, long lasting fabrics with a blend of contemporary and traditional values for timeless style.

Exhibitions
– Craft Industrialism, Lamberts Yard, Leeds, March 2015
– The Knitting and Stitching Show, 2014
– Burton Agnes, The Courtyard Gallery – April 2014
– Open Exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery, Hull – 2013 and 2014
– The Pocket at Artlink, Hull – February 2014
– The Art Party Conference, Scarborough – 2013
– “What Is Textiles” exhibition at Gallery17, Edinburgh -2013
– HEA conference “Storyvile: narratives of learning and teaching” – 2013

Workshops
– Tapestry and 3D Hand Weaving workshop at The Ropewalk Gallery, Barton – 1st February 2014
– Hosted Art & Design lead workshops for the Alzheimer’s Society, 2013
– ‘Dress The Globals’ workshop ran at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in collaboration with Yinka Shonibare exhibition, July 2011

Work On Sale
– Galvin Brothers – The Shop, Beverley, East Yorkshire

Linked in profile: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/hollie-ward-489b7b55

Artsthread: http://www.artsthread.com/profile/hollieward/

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