“Driven by a desire to create dynamic contemporary aesthetics using the traditional techniques of basketry, I weave striking, handmade artworks for interior spaces, site responsive installations and wearable structures.“
Contemporary Basketry Workshops 2013
Make a Basket in a Day!
I’m running a series of one day basketry workshops at my 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.
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12 – 26 Oct Stella has a solo show A MEASURE OF CHAOS at The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, Wiltshire www.poundarts.org.uk
CONTEMPORARY BASKETRY at MORLEY COLLEGE
Beginning 10 Sept Stella is tutoring the Contemporary Basketry for Beginners and Improvers evening class on Tuesdays 6-9pm. For details and enrolment see http://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/art_design/938-contemporary_basketry_for_beginners
From 16 Sept – 30 Nov Stella is ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE at GUILDHALL LIBRARY, London making work in response to their collections. For details of related workshops visit www.cityoflondon.org.uk
Stella’s work is featured as a case study in ‘Beauty is the First Test‘ – a travelling group exhibition exploring how mathematical concepts underpin craft practices and artistic developments. The exhibition opened at the National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford and will be at Bilston Craft Gallery, Wolverhampton, 7 Sept – 2 Nov. 2013 See the experimental film by Electric Egg below.
21 June 2013. Stella made a collaborative installation CRAFTING THE GENOME LAB for the Medical Research Council Centenary Celebration Open Day at the University of Sussex.
20 July-30 Sept. Nominated by Rosy Greenlees, director of the Crafts Council, Stella took part in GROWING, a group exhibition to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford.
In 2010 Stella was a selected maker for the first cohort of ‘Hothouse‘, the Crafts Council’s Development Programme for Emerging Makers.