Kate Dowty - textile artist
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Welcome to my website where you will find some brief information about my interests, my background and my current work.

I am a textile artist working with fabric and thread to create quilted wallhangings. Some pieces are very simple, others are heavily embellished; some are inspired by the world around me, while for others the cloth itself provides inspiration. All are colourful. I particularly enjoy the textural effects that result from adding stitch to cloth. I enjoy experimenting with dyeing and painting fabric which is then incorporated into my work.

Now based in West Dorset in the UK, more and more of my work is inspired by the nearby sea and the beautiful local landscape.

Forthcoming Events


Until 27 April 2014

"The Dark Continent" (see illustrated on my recent work page), is one of 26 pieces
in an online auction to raise funds for a clinic in The Gambia.
All details at: www.buyaplank.com


11 April - 25 April 2014

I will be showing work with Shipton Gorge Arts and guests
at Eype Centre for the Arts, near Bridport, Dorset.
11am to 4pm daily. Free admission.
Venue details and directions: www.eypechurcharts.co.uk


24 May - 08 June 2014

Dorset Art Weeks Venue 119 - details to follow.


18 - 21 September 2014

Interpretations, a solo exhibition of new work as part of
Carrefour Europeén du Patchwork, Ste Marie aux Mines, Alsace, France
Details at: www.patchwork-europe.com



Last updated 18 March 2014