Embroider the Truth

Blog by artist/printmaker Dawn Cole

Time is a Healer part 1

Time is a Healer is a new body of work responding to ideas around loss through war and conflict and inherited trauma. The ideas have come from my own personal … Continue reading

February 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

To live in hearts of those we love is not to die – Time is a healer part 2

  To live in hearts of those we love is not to die Whilst researching and developing the work for Neither Use Nor Ornament exhibition I have, over the past … Continue reading

February 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Printmaker In Me

    The work I am making for the Neither Use Nor Ornament exhibition bears only a passing resemblance to the work I originally proposed for the project way back in 2017. … Continue reading

February 3, 2019 · 4 Comments

Empty Clocks

I have been looking back on old blog posts today and realise I haven’t written anything on this blog for a while. Much of my focus over the past 18 … Continue reading

January 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

Over on my other blog

Those who follow this blog may have been aware that I haven’t written on here for a while. This is mainly because I am writing on another blog that I set … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

vying for attention and shouting ‘me! me!’

  I have only written 4 blog posts on here in the past year. it seems a poor effort but in my defence I have been working on multiple projects … Continue reading

March 21, 2018 · 2 Comments

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
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