Gizella K Warburton – Contemporary Textile and Mixed Media Artist

Gizella K Warburton is a contemporary textile and mixed media artist based in Leicestershire.

BIOGRAPHY


Exhibitions

2017
Browngrotta – Still Crazy After All These Years… 30 Years In Art
Gallery57 – Interior Space
Arte&Arte – Miniartextil 'To Weave Dreams',
Paris

2016
Craftforms, Philadelphia
Browngrotta Arts at Sofa, Chicago
Arte&Arte – Miniartextil 'To Weave Dreams', Como
'Threads', Salisbury Arts Centre
Summer Show 2016: 'Weave', Craft in the Bay
Tonal Edit, Gallerytop
Fibreart International, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

2015
The Select Showcase, SIT Select, Cheltenham
Influence and Evolution: 'Fiber Sculpture then and now', Browngrotta Arts, USA
New Chelsea Art Fair, London
Pinpoint II, One Church Street Gallery, Gt Missenden

2014
Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Evolution
Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey
Unfold – Exploring The Process of Collaboration, Walford Mill Crafts
Solo Showcase, Craft Central, London
Architextur’elles, Le Mans
Maison&Objet, Craft – Ateliers Des Arts, Paris

2013
Contemporary Craft
, Textile Art Center, New York
Pinpoint, One Church Street Gallery, Gt Missenden
Makers Mark, Beetroot Tree Gallery,
Worn Away, Unit Twelve gallery, Derbyshire
Makers, Cube Gallery, Manchester
Synchronisity, National Centre for Craft and Design
Maison&Objet, Craft – Ateliers Des Arts, Paris

2012
Solo Exhibition, awarded by Northamptonshire Open Studios

2011 – 2014
Making Moves II
, Touring Exhibition, East Midlands

 


Residencies

2010 – 2011
Artist in Residence
, Coventry War Memorial Park
Making Moves II, Craftspace


Projects and Experience

2015
Invited Artist
,
Winter School, ‘Fibre Arts Australia’

2013
Selected Artist
, Contemporary Craft Research Mission, New York
Creative Twinning / Design Factory

2011
Selected Artist,
CPD Bursary Award, Transform:Snibston
Arts Programme, Arts Council England, Leicestershire County Council

2008 – CURRENT
Commissioned Artist Workshops:
Stroud International Textiles,
National Centre for Craft & Design,
Unit Twelve Gallery,
Embroiderers Guild groups,
Independent groups

2009 – 2011
Creative Agent, Creative Partnerships

2008 – 2011
Commissioned Artist in Schools
Delivering long and short term Creative Learning projects

2009 – 2010
SENS Schools Workshops,
Lincolnshire County Council
Inset Training for SENS Teachers

2009 – 2010
Explore
, Multi-Sensory Learning Resource project,
Staffordshire Arts & Museums Service

2009
Inspiration Award for Best Special Project
, Lincolnshire Renaissance Heritage Awards

2009
SENSed
, Sensory Art Resources for Special Schools, Lincolnshire Arts & Museums Service


Education and Training

2011
Artists Professional Development Programme:

Arts in Health, Staffordshire University

High/Scope, Creative Learning Programme

2009
Cre8us
, Creative Partners in Learning

2008
Connect
, Postgraduate Certificate in Arts Practice, University of Derby

1989
BA Hons (First Class), Printed, Woven & Constructed Textiles,

Manchester School of Art

1985
Foundation Course in Art,
Leicester Polytechnic


Memberships

2006 – CURRENT
Fellow – Design Factory
, Contemporary Craft Organisation