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Education

BA honors 3D Design. Wood, Metals and Plastics - Wolverhampton University 1989 - 1992

Foundation Course - Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication 1988 - 1989

Selected Exhibitions

2018

Value of Making. Exhibition and Book Launch, London Design Festival, Contemporary Applied Arts, London

Ctrl/Shift. MAC, Birmingham

Rock, Paper, Salt, Air. Mint, London

Collect Open at Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, Crafts Council, Saatchi Gallery, London

2017

Plant life. Flow Gallery, London

MetaCraft. Mint, London

2016

In Conversation. Collaboration Emily Jo Gibbs and Bridget Bailey, Craft Central, London

New members showcase. Contemporary Applied Arts, London

2015

Kids Today. Solo Exhibition, Craft Central, London

Four Corners of Craft. London Design Festival, London

2014

Stitching, a love story. Solo Exhibition, Craft Central, London

2013-2014

The British Textile Art Exhibition. Koyo Gallery, Showa Women's University, Tokyo

2009

Oxfordshire Museum

2008

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Dazzle

Size Matters 62 group exhibition Rochester Gallery

2007

The Design Collection Roger Billcliffe

Origin Somerset House

Objects of Desire RBSA, 4 Brook Street, St. Paul’s, Birmingham B3 1SA

Contemporary Craft Fair Bovey Tracey

2006

Creative 8 Solo Exhibition CGA, 33-35 St.Johns Square, London EC1R ODP

2004 / 5

Wedding Belles City Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AB

Objects of Desire The Fine Art Society London

Clerkenwell Dressed Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collections CGA

2003

Art for Christmas The Fine Art Society London

Clerkenwell Dressed Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collections CGA

Chelsea Craft Fair

2002

Art for Christmas The Fine Art Society London

Satellites of Fashion

Palacio del Arzobispado, MexicoCity 28 Feb – 31 Mar 2002

Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, Mexico 17 Jan – 21 Feb 2002

Clerkenwell Dressed Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collections CGA

2001

Accessorise City Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AB

Satellites of Fashion

Santiago, Chile 5 - 30 Nov 2001

Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina Sept 2001

Centro Cultural Parque de España, Rosario, Argentina Aug 2001

Planetario, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil27 Jun – 18 Jul 2001

Centro Brasileiro Britanico, Sao Paulo, Brazil6 – 20 Jun 2001

Museu da Gravura Cidade de Curitiba, Brazil May 2001

Mueso Carlos Cruz-Diez, Venezuela15 Feb – 8 Apr 2001

FAS Now The Fine Art Society London

Clerkenwell Dressed Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collections CGA

Premiere Classe Paris Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collections

2000

Art for Christmas The Fine Art Society London

Satellites of Fashion

National Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica8 Oct – 11 Nov 2000

Caribbean Contemporary Arts, Trinidad Dec 2000–Jan 2001

Poised The Crafts Council Gallery Shop

Talente 2000 Munich

British Designers: From Monarchy to Anarchy. The Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

Handbag a touring exhibition at City Gallery Leicester.

Chelsea Craft Fair

London Fashion Week Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collection

Takashimaya window display

1999

Art for Christmas The Fine Art Society London

Spheres A British Council exhibition that opened in Sweden and toured to Thailand

Chelsea Craft Fair

London Fashion Week Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collection

Emmanuel Ungaro Spring/summer Couture Show, Paris       

Emmanuel Ungaro Autumn/winter Couture Show, Paris

1998

Satellites of Fashion The Crafts Council

Chelsea Craft Fair

New Designers in Business The Royal Festival Hall London

London Fashion Week Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collection

1997

The Cutting Edge The Victoria and Albert Museum

New Designers in Business The Royal Festival Hall London

London Fashion Week Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collection

1996/1995

Pret a Porter Paris with New Designers in Business

New Designers in Business The Royal Festival Hall London

Decorative Arts Today Bonhams London

London Fashion Week Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collection

Harvey Nichols Front Window

Decorative Arts Today Bonhams London

London Fashion Week Spring/Summer and Autumn /Winter Collection


Selected Publications/Articles/Press

The Value of Making – Emily Jo Gibbs ISBN 978191645900 Sept 2018

Quilts Japan – Interview June 2018

Embroidery Magazine – Review – Make Us Proud Jan/Feb 2018

Stitch-illo. ISBN 9781927987049 2017

Selvedge Blog Sept 2017

Selvedge Blog June 2017

The Resident – Interview April 2017

Pretty Patches Magazine March 2017

Textile Artist – Contemporary Stitch Vol1 April 2016

Hand and Lock issue two Nov 2015

Embroidery Magazine Sept/Oct 2014

Clerkenwell Post Sept 2015

Textile Artist. - Interview Sept 2015

The Art of the Handbag: Crazy beautiful bags. ISBN 9781937994297 - 2013

Stitching Pictures. ISBN 9781408131343 - 2012

Radical Tread. ISBN 9780957124202 - 2012

Awards

2017 Arts Council England – Grants for the Arts funding for The Value of Making at Collect: The International Arts Fair for Contemporary Objects

2018 Crafts Council - Collect Open – Selected Artist

2006 Creative 8 Solo exhibition funding and training. A Clerkenwell Green Association initiative funded by the Arts Council.

1998 Klienworth Benson ‘Developing your Design Business’ Award. A travel grant to visit clients in Dallas and New York.

1995-1996 Three times New Generation British Fashion Council sponsored stand at London Fashion week.

1993 Clerkenwell Green Association Setting Up in business award. 18 months subsidised workshop and training.

MemberShips

Contemporary Applied Arts

Craft Council Directory

The 62 Group of Textile Artists

Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Selected Talks and Workshops

2018 Embroiderers Guild Scottish Branches Summer School, Stirling University

2010 - 2019 Short Course Tutor at West Dean College, Sussex

2018 Hope and Elvis, Wellbeck, Nottinghamshire - Workshop

2018 New Ashgate Gallery, Sussex - Artist Talk

2017 Selvedge, London - Workshop

2010 - 2011 Crafts Council Hothouse Buddy Programme

2008 Guest Lecturer, HND Design (Silversmithing, Jewellery and Allied Crafts), London Metropolitan University

2005–2011 Sessional Tutor, Applied Arts BA University of the Creative Arts, Rochester