Anna Tucker Textile Artist

Inspirational works created in textile and bits and pieces from the locality and travels. I make jewellery and framed pieces.

My work is inspired by what I see and experience around me, walking locally in Monmouthshire and the Black Mountains and what catches my imagination on my travels. I always travel with a camera and a sketch book and pen which I work on when I return home.

This collar and earrings were inspired by seeing early celtic jewelley which was decorated in very fine geometric patterns in gold work. Machine embroidery is combined with hand stitching and the addition of pierced coins.

Much of my work is ‘drawing’ in thread, sometimes over a dyed or painted background, using machine stitching and then adding hand stitching, beading and found objects.

This piece was worked purely in thread and was inspired by a fountain seen in Spoleto, Italy and was attracted by the demeanor of the lion which was proud to provide water for the city.

This torso was created after a visit to Athens where the classical remains have enduring attraction. The fragmententary nature of the torso of this beautiful young youth transfers readily into thread.

This is framed for wall hanging and looks stunning in an old house or in a modern context.

Unusual gifts of personal identity made in the heart of the Welsh Border Country.

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My studio workshop is a great venue for friendly workshops and vouchers for participating in workshops would make a great gift for creative friends and family.

A new programme of workshops will start in March 2011 and reservations must be made in advance as places are limited.

Each project is completed over 2 one day workshops with time in between for individual work to be done at home, before returning to complete your personal piece.
All refreshments provided throughout a creative and enjoyable day.

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  • I work from home and I welcome visits to my workshop which is open by appointment. Please contact me by email.

Contact Details

Anna Tucker Textile Artist
Anna Tucker
The Pant Cross Ash, Abergavenny Monmouthshire NP7 8PU Wales
phone: 01873 821222 fax:

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