Jacqueline Hilson

I make textile wall art, based on Reverse Applique as well as brooches, bookmarks and velvet backed woollen throws.

I am concerned with communicating colour through the use of silk, cotton and thread. I work mostly in the abstract and the flowers and the trees that I do depict are rarely to be found in nature .It is the ‘essence’ of the thing that interests me.

My work is an insight into who I am; what holds me and drives me to create what I do. The idea of a piece of art working on several level intrigues me. Thus the layers of fabric, cut into and then stitched over function as a metaphor for life, or as a pleasing assortment of fabrics and threads.

My Nigerian background, faith and interest in Celtic, Medieval and Elizabethan art, as well as having such a wealth of trees and countryside on my doorstep, has all contributed to my artistic practice.

Open days

  • Saturday 2nd May
  • Sunday 3rd May
  • Saturday 9th May
  • Sunday 10th May

About my studio

The Lodge House provides a beautiful backdrop for my nature inspired pieces of work.

  • Visitors to the studio will be able to buy my work
  • I’m happy to undertake commissions – please ask!
  • Workshops and tuition are available

Contact me

Studio location

The Lodge House (Natural Health Centre)
Howard Road
Walkley
Sheffield S6 3RX

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