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Diana Springall: A Brave Eye

June Hill

Published November 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781408147078
Paperback
176 pages
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 About the Book 

Diana Springall is one of Britains best-known textile artists. Her 40-year career in textiles includes appointments as a panel lecturer at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and chairman of both the Embroiderers Guild and the Society of DesignerMoreDiana Springall is one of Britains best-known textile artists. Her 40-year career in textiles includes appointments as a panel lecturer at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and chairman of both the Embroiderers Guild and the Society of Designer Craftsmen. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts andher work can be found in many private and public collections. Launched with an exhibition and feature-stand at the 2011 Knitting and Stitching Show (London, Dublin and Harrogate), this book explores the life, work and impact of one of the UKs greatest embroiderers and strongest advocates of the craft itself.Diana is heavily involved with embroidery within both education and museums and collections. She has been instrumental in promoting embroidery in the fine art world, and has been teacher and mentor to a significant proportion of todays greatest artists working in stitch, including Alice Kettle.