Pillow Talk exhibiting at Uniqlo TATE LATES

Pillow Talk exhibiting at Uniqlo TATE LATES

I’m very excited to be part of the next Uniqlo Tate Late! on the 23rd February. My pillow made in 2016, will be shown alongside my mothers’ pillow as well as 58 other brilliant pillow artworks by women artists from the SLWA & the WAL. Uniqlo Tate Late Workshops – we’ll be on Level 2 in the […]

Website Launch – gillianbestpowell.com

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Website Launch – gillianbestpowell.com

Yesterday, to celebrate the life of my mother Gillian Best Powell, I launched her updated website on what would have been her 62nd birthday. It has been just over a year since her sudden passing and I wanted to create a positive and colourful way to share her memory. www.gillianbestpowell.com I have documented, photographed and uploaded […]

Home exhibit of Gillian Best Powell

Home exhibit of Gillian Best Powell

As part of Lee Green Open Studios, myself and the rest of the Powell family, opened the doors of our home to exhibit and sell some of my late mother’s artworks. THE 2018 OPEN STUDIOS EVENT took place on 2 CONSECUTIVE WEEKENDS IN NOVEMBER. ​Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November and Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November  12-6pm From screen […]

Live Webinar with Offset Warehouse & Green Matters 3/10/18

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Live Webinar with Offset Warehouse & Green Matters 3/10/18

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Graduating at Fab14 France!

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Graduating at Fab14 France!

I was looking forward to attending Fab 14 France in Toulouse in July! To network & to Graduate from Fabricademy. Here are some images that I took during the event. Our graduation date was Wednesday 18th July. To see some more in depth information and about some of the workshops I attended, view my Fab14 […]

Shape Looms Kit on Etsy!

Shape Looms Kit on Etsy!

Launched at Maker Faire UK 2018 Shape Looms are fun and easy to use. They are small and designed to weave and embroider through. About the Kit & project: I designed & lasercut the frames, which were made by upcycling offcuts of wood. The fabric, thread & ribbon was sourced in Barcelona. Buy the Shape […]

Fabricademy Final Project

Fabricademy Final Project

Final Project Overview MetaChair MC :  Bio-Plastic & waste textiles Composite material as a working prototype for seating and other fuctions. To view my Weekly Assignments from Fabricademy in the 1st term, click here. To view my the project on which I based my Final project from our Fabricademy Week 10: Implications & Applications, click […]

Fabricademy Final Project – Textile Bioplastic composite – Fabricks

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Fabricademy Final Project – Textile Bioplastic composite – Fabricks

Fabricademy Final Project – Main Fabricademy Final Project – Textile Bioplastic composite – Structures Fabricks : Samples with threads and shredded fabrics Throughout the process, I maintained that I would like to use all kinds of textile waste to create my textile composites. In the process of looking at companies like Kvadrat & Really, I liked […]