“Driven by a desire to create dynamic contemporary artworks I weave striking, three-dimensional structures using construction techniques derived from basketry. My practice includes wall pieces for interior spaces, site responsive installations and wearable structures.”
|View my blog ‘Storylines’|
|View my blog ‘The Basketry Garden’ for tips on basketry for the garden|
Contemporary Basketry Workshops
Stella runs occasional one day basketry workshops at her studio at Art Hub Studios, 5-9 Creekside, Deptford SE8 4SA. No previous experience necessary. Learn exciting new skills and take away your own unique creations. Click HERE for further information.
The Catford Arts Trail 24 – 25 Sep & 1 – 2 Oct 2016
Contemporary Basketry at Morely College
Stella is tutoring the Contemporary Basketry for Beginners and Improvers evening class on Tuesdays 6-9pm. For details and enrolment for September 2016 see www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses
Stella is the co-author of ‘Practical Basketry Techniques‘, commissioned by A&C Black and published in 2012. Click for full details…
Stella’s work featured as a case study in ‘BEAUTY IS THE FIRST TEST‘ – a travelling group exhibition curated by Liz Cooper exploring how mathematical concepts underpin craft practices and artistic developments. The exhibition opened at the National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford and travelled to Bilston Craft Gallery, Wolverhampton, Platform Gallery, Clitheroe and The National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland. See the experimental film by Electric Egg below.
In 2010 Stella was a selected maker for the first cohort of ‘Hothouse‘, the Crafts Council’s Development Programme for Emerging Makers.