Looking to 2015

2015 will be good, not least because I have rewritten these favourite words on the studio wall ‘the artist herself determines the course of her journeys of discovery’, shamefully I can’t remember where I lifted this quote from (an artists book or catalogue?) but although I can’t credit the writer I can, and do regularly, salute the inspiration!

Very excited to be having a solo show ‘Curious Nature’ at Arusha Gallery in Edinburgh this December. My head is full of new work, much inspired by the exotic plants I saw in the glass houses at Edinburgh Botanical Gardens. A return trip to Kew Gardens is high on the list now, and then I need to get more of this work from my head and onto the studio tables!

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It is time to fire up my ‘new’ old kiln (and stand back!), time to melt wax, stitch thread, bend wire, gold leaf glass and even stretch some canvases. Just a few lovely distractions in the next two weeks; teaching a millinery short course at West Dean College, and showing my S/S hat collection to Harrods.

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So you see, still wearing two hats in January, (dreadful pun but too tempting) but look out February, ‘the artist herself……..etc etc’

 

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About janecorbettmillinery

Couture milliner and artist
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