Yvette Hawkins' Profile

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Paperfaerie was created in 2007 and it is where I sell my small sculptures, artist books and soon textiles. Watch out 2017!

I am a visual artist and I work with contemporary large scale installation and sculpture which unites my heritage of South Korea and UK through traditional textiles and paper making.

I trained originally in textiles and completed an HND in textiles followed by a Textile Degree at Glasgow School of Art and BA Fine Art at Newcastle University. I also hold a postgraduate certificate in Fine Art at Northumbria University (phew... I do love to study).

Since 2008 I have established myself as an installation artist and I show my work throughout the UK and have had work in collections across the globe.

I am a maker, I can't be anything else. I teach…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 22
  • Joined January 4, 2007

Favorite materials

paper, textiles, silk, cotton

About

Paperfaerie was created in 2007 and it is where I sell my small sculptures, artist books and soon textiles. Watch out 2017!

I am a visual artist and I work with contemporary large scale installation and sculpture which unites my heritage of South Korea and UK through traditional textiles and paper making.

I trained originally in textiles and completed an HND in textiles followed by a Textile Degree at Glasgow School of Art and BA Fine Art at Newcastle University. I also hold a postgraduate certificate in Fine Art at Northumbria University (phew... I do love to study).

Since 2008 I have established myself as an installation artist and I show my work throughout the UK and have had work in collections across the globe.

I am a maker, I can't be anything else. I teach workshops from my studio in traditional textiles and bookbinding, run community projects with local organisations and run a travelling artist book museum 'Book Apothecary'.

Social Media Profiles (I am maybe a little obsessed with I N S T A G R A M)

Twitter: @yvette_hawkins
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/yvettehawkins
Instagram: Yvettehawkins_studio
Pinterest: Yvette Hawkins Studio

Visit my website for all the links and see what I'm up to on a weekly basis.


www.yvettehawkins.co.uk

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