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Taster Exhibition at the Forum

Taster Exhibition at the Forum

I will be taking part in the Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios Taster Exhibition at The Forum, Norwich from Tuesday 12 to Sunday 17 April 10-4pm Together with 9 other artists, I am also part of the North East Norfolk trail that covers the Norfolk Broads, coast […]

Open Studios 2013

Aviva Leigh will be participating in this year’s Norfolk & Norwich Festival Open Studios Event As part of the Norwich Art Trail the studio will be open to the public on the following dates: May | Sat 25 | Sun 26 | Tue 28 | Wed 29 | Thu 30 June | Sat 1 | Sun 2 | Tue 4 | Wed 5 […]

seachange

seachange

New work


‘Saori’ is a style of weave, originating in Japan,
that encourages
free expression
improvisation
being ‘in the moment ‘
with no predesigned
pattern or plan…

a natural ecru, pure wool warp
the piece emerges spontaneously
I reach instinctively
for colours and threads
hand spun
dyed with Norfolk Woad
or natural shades
from Herdwick
and  Zwartbles sheep.

irregular  edges
slubs and floats
add to the quiet beauty.

 

open studios 2012

I will be taking part in the Norfolk Open Studios programme as a member of the Worstead Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers and will be offering a series of hands-on activities with an exhibition of work at the Weavers Workshop in Dilham on the […]