Eco-dye & Stitch Lavender Bags

Eco-dye & Stitch Lavender Bags – The Ropewalk, Saturday 6th November, 10.30 – 4.30, £60  An opportunity to create your own lavender bags using fabric eco-dyed using plant-matter from the locality of Barton-on-Humber. Please download the Pdf here to learn more about the day Please contact The Ropewalk directly for further information, and to book:…
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Plants in Place, participatory film

I have enjoyed putting together a short film showing work by 16 artists, poets and designer-makers whose work often references plants, their sites, and wider related issues. It is part of the GATHER winter-winter project for which the following text has been a point of inspiration: Plants support all life on this planet; Anntennae Magazine…
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New Studio

This July, Linda will be moving into a Studio 14 at The Ropewalk, Barton-on-Humber. Previously sharing a space with Lee Sass in Studio 3, Linda will now take on the studio previously occupied by photographer David Lund, enabling her to have a permanent exhibition space as well as run a programme of landscape and place-based…
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RSPB Saltholme Micro-Residency

5th – 9th July 2021 Join Linda as she creates work on location at RSPB Saltholme as part of the GATHER winter-winter project, supported by The Arts Council England. Over three sessions she will lead a walk to a different location on the reserve revealing aspects of inspiration for her work. An informal opportunity to…
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Where is the wild

Landlines Project – Where is the Wild – Stirley Farm Online Exhibition I really enjoyed taking part in an online workshop facilitated by artists Judith Tucker and Melanie Rose for the Land Lines project. Land Lines is a great initiative, AHRC-funded, concerned with Nature Writing, Tipping Points, Tracks, Traces and Trails ☺and is a collaboration…
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Thoughts from a studio

Thoughts from a Studio is a very short film putting together a few images of studies along with thoughts about the process and development of my work for the GATHER winter-winter project and which is based around imagery from the Far Ings National Nature Reserve.
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Gather Project exhibition

Linda’s one-person show at Studio Eleven Gallery, Hull will exhibit the first stages of the GATHER winter-winter project this May and June. Work that has been created through interacting with coastal locations on the south bank of the Humber Estuary, in particular the Far Ings National Nature Reserve at Barton on Humber and the RSPB…
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The Listening Project

Conversations with my Mother featured on BBC Radio 4’s The Listening Project, 18.4.2021 I was really pleased to be invited to speak a little about my 2015 installation, Conversations with my Mother, on The Listening Project in partnership with the British Library. The work was created for a show at entitled Shifting Subjects: contemporary women…
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Eco-Dye & Stitch

FIELD NOTES – ONLINE workshops Eco-Dye & Stitch – 3-hour Lavender Bag Workshop – £25 including materials Monday 10 May 6 – 9pm Simple eco-dye techniques and stitch processes combine for you to create three lavender bags using sustainable materials from gathered plant matter.  Suitable for beginners to embroidery, you will use basic running stitch,…
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Eco-dye Mini-Wreath

FIELD NOTES – ONLINE workshops Eco-dye Mini-Wreath – Evening Workshop – £25 including materials ONLINE – Monday 14  June, 6pm – 8.30pm Create your own mini-wreath from cotton which has been dyed in small batches using plant matter gathered during spring! Created using simple knotting and tying techniques, the mini-wreath is suitable for indoor or…
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FIELD NOTES – ONLINE workshops

ANNOUNCING – FIELD NOTES – ONLINE workshops Sustainability and thoughtfulness of the planet in terms of what we do, consume, and make is growing more and more important to me as a person and within my practice.  To these ends, I’m introducing a series of workshops that use simple eco-dye technique, s-l-o-w processes and stitch…
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Open Iso exhibition

ASH (leaf fragmented) pieces accepted into Open Iso online exhibition Two pieces from the ASH (leaf fragmented) series have been accepted into The Old Lockup Gallery’s Open Iso (lation) show, which is an online version of their usual spring open exhibition.  Please follow The Old Lockup Gallery pages on Facebook and Instagram to vote for…
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Walking Artists Network

GATHER and Walking Artists NetworkIn December 2020 I came across First Friday Walks on the WAN website, a really lovely way to connect with artists who have similar interests and share material from a walk undergone on the same day at the same time. I’m thinking of these as part of/to inform the material for…
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Announcing – Gather

GATHER: Winter-Winter – An art and ecology project supported by funds from The Arts Council England. Linda will be working with three nature reserves to create new bodies of work exploring meadows and botany from winter 2020 to winter 2022. RSPB Blacktoft Sands, RSPB Saltholme, and Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust National Nature Reserve at Far Ings…
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Vitalistic Fantasies

We are delighted to announce that Vitalistic Fantasies is coming to The Cello Factory, London. An expanded version of the exhibition originally planned for 2020 BEEP Painting Biennial in Swansea will open on 2 December in London just as lockdown ends.Works by 41 painters from Contemporary British Painting bring a visual conversation to ideas discussed…
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ASH (leaf fragmented) Series, 2020

Work created during the Covid-19 lockdowns Having been studying an RSPB reserve meadow in the East Riding of Yorkshire since January 2019, leaf fragments gathered in January 2020 (at the time with no plan of how they were to be used) became the material which informed a series of work begun during the 2020 March…
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#Artists Support Pledge

Greenfall Crown sold to private collector as part of #Artists Support Pledge This has been a wonderful support to many artists during the Covid-19 pandemic. Many of us have lost income from teaching and events which often support our practices. During 2020, my own workshop programme was wiped out, delivering only three over the whole…
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