Embroider the Truth

Blog by artist/printmaker Dawn Cole

100 poppies

The past few weeks have been spent writing funding applications for stage 2 of From Wasteland to Wasteland and from today it is 100 days to the opening of our … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

An Extraordinary Pocket Dictionary

Not a blog post as such; more a note so that I don’t forget about this little book. This little pocket dictionary was passed down to me earlier this week. … Continue reading

July 29, 2017 · 3 Comments

An enticement even, to lure you in.

I am about to embark on a new project. It’s exciting. It’s a little scary. It’s funded by Arts Council England – yay, and I will be writing more about … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

The traces of touch

I have been asked to write something in response to the disappearance of the phone book I created for the Innovation Box project. To backtrack a little first though.   … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

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
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