27th May – 4th June 2023 Creative Kernow

Rachel Kerry Designs

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    Jewellery|Mixed Media
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    Lostwithiel Community Centre
    Pleyber Christ Way
    PL22 0HE

Inspired by the Cornish coast & countryside, I create wire framed textural art, fabric journals, sterling & fine silver jewellery & homewares.

I use mixed media & textiles to create wire framed textural art. Each individual artwork is fragmented into smaller framed elements, which together represent a scene, a place or an aspect of nature, inspired by my walks in and along the Cornish coast and countryside. I take photos and sketch any textures, colours and wildlife as I go.

I love to use a wide variety of techniques such as, stitched collage, wire work, metalwork, cyanotype, gelli printing, lino & screen printing, free machine embroidery including dissolvable fabric, hand embroidery, slashing, burning holes and melting fabrics to create the texture and colour representing nature. The use of recycled elements often leads to surprising results. I also create artwork, fabric journals, jewellery and homeware which all derive from my wire framed work.

The jewellery is 925 sterling silver, fine silver, precious metal clay, brass & copper & I enamel some of these pieces. I also use beautiful sea glass & pottery that I collect on Cornish beaches. My designs include every day wear with simple, clean lines, to more complex, speciality pieces.
My fabric journals are mostly textile patched and colour themed and include 1 or 2 signatures, with a tie wrap. Examples of the fabrics used include recycled fabrics, images of my nature photography printed onto fabric, collage pieces, recycled silk saris and printed designs. The signatures can include mixed media paper, vintage pages, recycled book pages, collage/watercolour/watercolour floral and cartridge paper. There are also some with plain sketch paper.

I also sell homewares such as cushions, toiletry bags and coin purses. I use cyanotype printing, free motion embroidery, hand stitching, abstract designs and applique to create them. I also have a selection of cards with images from my work.

I would love to see you over the 9 days, you will be able to see some of my work in progress too, as I’ll be stitching and creating every day. I hope you’ll enjoy seeing my work.

Opening Times
11am - 4pm

Opening Days
Sat 27th May
Sun 28th May
Mon 29th May
Tue 30th May
Wed 31st May
Thu 1st Jun
Fri 2nd Jun
Sat 3rd Jun
Sun 4th Jun

Lostwithiel Community Centre is located on the A390 between Plymouth and St Austell. You can see the centre from the main road as you drive through Lostwithiel. Look out for our signpost at the entrance to the main carpark.
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The venue has on site parking
The venue has toilet facilities
The venue is accessible to people with mobility difficulties
The venue is family friendly

Accessibility Information
There is disabled access and toilets at the Centre, right next to the Oasis room which is on the ground floor. It is approximately 25 metres from the carpark. There is also disabled carparking.