1966-69 West of England College of Art
1980-82 Edinburgh College of Art
2003-2004 UCA. Farnham. Surrey.


2016 NCCD. Here & Now. International Tapestry Touring . Sleaford, Lincolnshire

2015 New Member Makers. CAA. London

2015 Kate Derum Award for small tapestries. Melbourne. Australia. Selected

2015 ‘Heallreaf’, West Dean, Nr. Chichester. Sussex

2015 Walford Mill Craft Centre. Wimborne Minster. Dorset

2014 Touchstone Gallery, Rochdale, Lancashire. (Solo) ‘Wanderlust’.

2014 Project Space, COLLECT May 2014, Saatchi Gallery, London

2014 Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire. (Solo) ‘Wanderlust’.

2013 Kate Derum Award. Melbourne, Australia. Selected and Awarded the Highly Commended

2013 9th Triennial Gdynia. Poland. Selected and touring

2013 Exeter Open Studio

2012 Ori Rhythm ll, Kyoto Art Centre, Kyoto, Japan

2012 Cotehele House. Cornwall

2012 Blackwell House. Cumbria. ‘Woven from Nature’.

2011 Ruthin Craft Centre. North Wales. (Solo) ‘Reflections and Investigations’

2010 High Cross House. Dartington. Devon. (Solo) ‘A Sense of Place’

2008 Bankfield Museum & Art Gallery. Halifax

2007 Stroud International Textile Festival

2005/6 Craft Study Centre. Farnham. Surrey. (Solo) ‘Off the Wall’.

2002 Gallery Gallery. Kyoto. Japan. (Solo)

2002 Art Planning Room. Tokyo. Japan. (Solo)

2001 Warehouse Gallery. Kendal. (Solo) ‘Journeys and Journals’.

2000 – 1972 Solo and joint exhibitions


1992 Spitalfields. Urban Space Management
1992 Community Tapestry. Brewery Art Centre. Kendal
1990-91 Artist in Residence. Brewery Art Centre. Kendal
1989 Dorcan School. Swindon


2014 Arts Council England
2013 Textile Society Professional Development Award
2013 Madelaine Mabey Trust
2011 Gane Trust


I taught part time in HE and FE establishments in Bath, Harrogate, Carlisle and
Newcastle-upon-Tyne from 1973–1990,

and occasional master classes with exhibitions.




Wanderlust. Catalogue 2014. Harley Gallery
Textiles. Mary Schoeser 2012
Reflections and Investigations. Catalogue 2011
Tapestry A Woven Narrative. Caron Penney & Tim Wilcox. 2011
A Sense of Place. Catalogue 2010. High Cross House
Off the Wall. Catalogue 2005
Journeys and Journals. Catalogue 2001
Telos Art Textiles of the World GB3.
Telos Portfolio Series No. 1. Jilly Edwards


Since 2010 I have been a Patron of Stroud International Textile Festival.