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HELYNE JENNINGS Paper Thread Fabric - Contemporary Textiles

contemporary textile & mixed media artist

Helyne embarked on a career in contemporary textiles and mixed media after completeing an art founda

Background

Helyne discovered  embroidery and stitching as a contemporary medium while completing a foundation art course in 1976. A sewing machine was placed in front of her by her tutor and she has been behind one ever since creating multi-textural multi-layered abstract art textiles that have been exhibited Nationaly & Internationaly. Her contemporary textiles has been acquired by many public and private collections.


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Medium

Collecting & recycling old fabric and thread and combining with paper, plastic and other materials is key to the work. Many proceedures of handpainting, texturing, embossing, stitching and overlaying build up each piece which is given structure and detail using freemotion embroidery.

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Inspiration

Travel has been a major inspiration in early work during and after  college years having travelled extensively throughout Egypt, South East Asia, Japan and Australasia. The land and sea scapes where I live in Devon play their part in recent work  trying to capture the transient everchanging light and mood of my surroundings.

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Collaboration running children's workshops

Collaboration running children's workshops

Collaboration running children's workshops

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Collaboration with other artists

Collaboration running children's workshops

Collaboration running children's workshops

Mixed media paper embellishment courses

Adult workshops

Collaboration running children's workshops

Adult workshops

Get in Touch!

Helyne Jennings - MA RCA

Torrington, Devon, England, United Kingdom

helynejen@gmail.com

Get in touch