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Amanda Hislop

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Amanda Hislop has a degree in Woven Textiles and a passion for colour, texture and pattern. She has developed a way of working using threads to draw images and integrate texture into the surface of fabric and paper.

Amanda has a PGCE in visual arts and 20 years’ experience of teaching art and textiles in the independent sector. She now focuses on her own textile practice, exhibiting her work and running workshops. As a member of Oxfordshire Craft Guild and Prism textile exhibiting group, Amanda has exhibited work at the Mall Galleries, London, and venues in Oxfordshire. Her work is in private collections in the UK and abroad, and her piece ‘Waves Wash Ashore’ was selected as winner of the Oxfordshire Craft Guild Fletcher Prize and is now part of the Oxfordshire Collection of Contemporary Craft. She is also a member of the Oxfordshire branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild.

Amanda has recently published a second book of images Reflections on Trees: a Sketchbook Exploration. Her work can be seen at www.amandahisloptextileartist.com. You can follow Amanda on Facebook: www.facebook.com/AmandaHislopTextileArtist