Category Archives: Kate Derum

bower bird 2

Bower Bird 2, woven tapestry, 17 cms H X 15 cms W, wool, cotton, synthetic wefts. The I Ching has a phrase about the chaos of nature, the “thousand things arise”. Its phenomenon is probably the most difficult to depict … Continue reading

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Gareth work accepted

I’ve just been informed that of the many works from around the world sent to the first Kate Derum Tapestry Prize, the selection committee chose 43, mine being among them.   Portrait of Gareth Thomas I knew Kate Derum from … Continue reading

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the nature of

Portrait of Gareth Thomas, 2011, woven tapestry, 18 cms H X 15 cms W, cotton, woollen, synthetic wefts. Artist statement for my entry in a new tapestry competition honouring the late Kate Derum: “I knew Kate Derum from many tapestry events. … Continue reading

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