Jennie Moncur


The combination of interrupted images is the predominant influence within my tapestry work.  Each tapestry aims to tell us that we rarely see things as a whole, but the intrusions of one image by another can tease and surprise, as well as create something quite joyous to behold.

Education
1984-1986 Royal College of Art, London, MA RCA Tapestry
1980-1984 Goldsmith's College, University of London
BA Hons Textiles and Embroidery

Employment
2004- Creative Consultant, Vitsoe Ltd
1997-2004 Crafts Council Trustee, serving on Finance and
Purpose Committee and Nominations Committee
1997-2003 Chair of Crafts Council Development Award Committee
1996-1998 Visiting Lecturer, Middlesex University
1993-1995 Visiting Lecturer, Royal College of Art

Collections
Amersham PLC
Canary Wharf Group
Hertfordshire County Art Collection
Huddersfield Art Gallery
Manchester City Art Gallery

Awards
1990 RSA Bursary for Calne Project
1990 Southern Arts Award for Calne Project
1989 Crafts Council Incentive Scheme
 
Selected Exhibitions
2008 Tapestry 08 Dean Cough Crossley Gallery and
Bankfield Museum, Halifax
Syzygy, Alpha House Gallery Dorset
2006 Farrago, Highgate Fine Art, London
Tapestry Today, Hebden Bridge, W Yorks
2005 Contemporary Art for the UK, City Art Centre, Edinburgh
2004 COLLECT, individual artist presentation, Crafts Council at the V&A

Selected Major Public Commissions
Amersham International, Amersham
The Architecture Foundation, London
Blackettís Medical Practice, Darlington
British Rail, Gateshead
Cherwell School, Oxford
Commerz Grundbesitz Investmentgesellschaft mbH
Contemporary Textile Gallery, London
Crafts Council, London

 

Exhibitions

Archive

2009

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