Michelle House

Education
2001-02Tower Hamlets college, Digital Fine Art course
1989-92BA (Hons) Textiles, Goldsmiths college
Awards
1999London Arts Board Grant
1996Crafts Council Setting- up Grant
Recent exhibitions
2017Design at Central (Design Nation), Craft Central, Clerkenwell, London
Marks and Tools, Gallery@Oxo, London Craft Week
2016Contemporary Textiles, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
Making in Colour, Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin, Wales
Decorex, Syon Park, London
SIT Select Festival, The Malthouse, Stroud
Spring Knitting and Stitching Show Galleries (solo), Olympia, London
2015The Crafted City’, CAA, London Craft Week, London
2014Summer Show: Focus on Print, Craft in The Bay, Cardiff
2013–14British Textile Art: 62@50, Koyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012Collect, represented by CAA, Saatchi Gallery, London
2011Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone
Bicentenary Exhibition, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
2010Bending More Lines, Museum Rijswijk, Netherlands and the Collins Gallery, Glasgow.
A living Space, curated by Kit Kemp, CAA, London
2004Of Material Concern, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield
2002Michelle House – New Work: An Exhibition of Contemporary Printed Textiles (solo), Bankfield Museum, Halifax
2000Out of the Garden, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead
1997–98Contemporary Textile Show (Contemporary Arts Society Projects), BUPA House, London
Commissions
2015Banners, The Crafted City pavilion for London Craft Week, CAA, London
Digital print for the A&E department Broomfield Hospital, Essex
2004Window vinyls, part of ‘Spaces for Sports and
Arts’ textile print residency, Briscoe Primary School, Basildon, Essex
2004Large textile artwork for the refurbished café. Peter Jones department store, London
2000Large textile work for the boardroom, Kysen design consultancy, London
1997–98Two large textile works for the reception area, Hove Polyclinic, South Downs NHS Trust
1997Banners, Canary Wharf Limited, London
1994Four large banners, Brighton Arts Festival
Public Collections
Kit Kemp, Firmdale Hotels, London
Davis Polk Wardwell, Paris
Logica, London
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein Bank, London
Paintings in Hospitals, London
Publications
2012‘Radical Thread’ Editor Lesley Millar, Direct Design Books
2003‘Dyeing and Screen-printing on Textiles’, Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor, A & C Black
2002‘Altered Images’, Nicole Swengley, How to Spend It, Financal Times (weekend), 23/24 Feb,
‘The New House Style’, Liz Hoggard, Crafts, issue 176
2001‘Image Conscious’ Directory, Ali Watkinson, Telegraph Magazine, 29 September
1999‘Screen Play’ Accessories, Kay Hill, idFX, issue 13
‘New Craftwork for two South Downs NHS Centres’, Commissions, Emma Maiden, Crafts, issue156
1998‘New British Design 1998’ Peta Levi, Mitchell Beazley,
1997‘Lookout’, Liz Hoggard, Crafts, issue 148

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