Embroider the Truth

Blog by artist/printmaker Dawn Cole

By the time tea was over we were quite friends

I have, over the last few months, been making a new work entitled ‘Embroider the truth’ for the Art Language Location Festival taking place in Cambridge in October. My last … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

She never mentions tea again

This week I have been concentrating on making work for the Art Language Location Festival, taking place in Cambridge in October. My work, entitled ‘Embroider the Truth’ will be located … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

A left handed composing stick

Being left-handed in a predominantly right-handed world has its challenges and with the added problem of a right hand with little feeling and fingers that don’t work independently of each … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Right under my nose

John Edwards, my Dad, was big on re-purposing and as I write these blogs about Thanet Press there will be more stories about this. Printing the image on the galley … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Discovering treasure

Last autumn Dan Thompson contacted me to do a bit of printing for him. He had been given (or maybe loaned) some old half tone plates of William Blake images … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 2 Comments

Start the Press

The beginning of a new project and I feel I should stress this is not the end of Clarice, but a project that I will be working on alongside my … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

With Grandmas Last Love

Last year, during my exhibition in Margate, I invited visitors to play a game of heads and tails. The purpose was to do initial research for a new wreath I … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

This may seem a strange request, but I am an artist and…..

The significance of materials and the research that goes in to using them

March 7, 2016 · 3 Comments

Theatre of War: Instructions from the War Office

I began thinking about this term – Theatre of War – when I first transcribed Clarice’s diary. I have always been quite sure that Clarice wrote her diary with the … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Only one page out of a novel

The past year and future projects

December 31, 2015 · Leave a comment
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