Emporium Gallery Lichfield - Jo Beattie

Jo Beattie

Derbyshire

Jo's work visualises a fragment  of a precious memory, it is a reflection on memories of people we love and  how  we associate them with what they wear. Patterns and colours become inseparable from our image of them.

The unbounded and physical nature  of  Jo’s  work enables a suspended  image  of  a moment in a person’s life to occupy a space, leaving the shadow of a memory behind.

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Emporium Gallery Lichfield - Jo Hill

Jo Hill BA

Stone, Staffordshire

Jo's current work uses a lot of hand dyed fabrics, often over printed fabric, using appliquè techniques and free motion embroidery for detailing. She is best known for her contemporary embroideries of birds and countryside animals.

The passion for stitching started at an early age, Jo's first project being some paisley pyjamas for her teddy bear.

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