Author Archive | Cornelia

upcycling fabric, hand dyed fabric, embroidered fabric

Upcycling: fabric

I don’t just upcycle furniture, I’ve started upcycling garments too. I learned how to dye and paint fabric in my studio for functional art in Canada, back in the 1990s. Here you see the back panel of a dress in burgundy red, printed using handcut stamps and embellished with hand embroidery (still a bit shaky). […]

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Table Urban Market

Event: Leslie Street Art Trail in Blairgowrie

Sixteen local businesses and agencies in the Leslie Street area of Blairgowrie are hosting the work of over 30 artists participating in Perthshire Open Studios. Upcycled furniture from my studio will be on display in the downstairs window of Edinburgh Woolen Mill. Enjoy this event featuring treasure trails, an exhibition on local 19th century artists, […]

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Cogs and Pipes. Linoprint

Perthshire Open Studios 2018

Perthshire Open Studios 2018 – this year I am going to share space with painter Stewart Graham and jeweller Sheila Roussel. Stewart’s studio in Alyth is listed as #14 orange route in the event brochure, already available in many shops, cafés, libraries all over Perth & Kinross. A selection of my linoprints will be on […]

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Half Moon Table

Event: Perthshire Creates Summer Design Market

The Perthshire Creates Summer Design Market brings together local talented artists and designer-makers showcasing handmade artisan items, my upcycled handpainted furniture among them. A great opportunity to meet artists/designers in person and find out everything about their creative practice. Click here for more info. Perthshire Creates Summer Design Market Civic Hall, 2 High Street, Perth  […]

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Highland Loch. Reduction linoprint

Exhibition: Pitlochry Art Walk

Next opportunity to see some of my linoprints: Pitlochry Art Walk – local artists display paintings, prints, textiles, ceramics, photography in a variety of venues on Pitlochry’s main street. For a route map and opening hours click here Pitlochry, Highland Perthshire Sat 9 June – Sat 16 June (my venue is #8 Coffee Break, open […]

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Tables Bubbles

Event: Nice Markets Glasgow

Glasgow again! I’m going to show my upcycled painted tables and chairs at this new venue in the West End. The organiser is Nice Markets who promote traders whose products have an eco-friendly focus. Nest of tables Bubbles chalk paint, acrylic varnish. 2017. Nice Market Eco Friendly Focus St Silas Church   69 Park Rd   […]

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Table Checkerboard

Upcycled furniture: table

During my time in Canada I did this custom order for a client in Vancouver BC. The lady in question had painted a small table in this beautiful rust colour and then felt unsure about how to accentuate the table top. The piece reminded me of a gambling table, so I decided on a decor […]

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Grape Hyazinths. Mixed media

Exhibition: Platform 2018, Perth

Platform 2018 event at Frames Gallery, Perth: artists and makers who participate in Perthshire Open Studios are holding an exhibition featuring paintings, photography, work in wood, glass, ceramics. One of my mixed media paintings is on display. Frames Gallery, 10 Victoria St, Perth   PH2 L8W 17 March – 7 April, Mon – Fri 9am […]

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