Alexandra Dewart | Northern Family

A contemporary art installation exploring the lives of a 20th century Northern Irish working class family.
40 digitally printed and hand embroidered tea cloths and several commemorative costumes make up this exhibition.
Making use of old family snap shots the artist has created a ‘history’ of her family- farming and urban working class.
She has drawn on the rich history of the printed tea towel in Ireland as inspiration for the colours and motifs. While digitally printed, each cloth has a small hand embroidered section.
Alex Dewart born in Northern Ireland now based in Berlin and England
She has BA Fine Art from Bucks New Uni, England and an MFA from Central St Martin’s, London. Her art explores ideas of loss, nostalgia, and memory in drawing, painting, printmaking and textiles Her signature style can be distinguished by the use of vibrant colour, pattern and line.

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Date

29 Apr 2024 - 12 May 2024

Time

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

Signal Arts Centre
1a Albert Ave, Bray, Co. Wicklow
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Organizer

Signal Arts Centre
Phone
01 276 2039
Email
info@signalartscentre.ie
Website
https://www.signalartscentre.ie

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