Crafts

Sutton, Ann (8 of 17) National Life  Story Collection: Crafts Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:27:58

  • Shelf mark

    C960/22

  • Recording date

    2004-06-08, 2004-06-15, 2004-06-29

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Arundel

  • Interviewees

    Sutton, Ann, 1935- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Hughes, Hawksmoor (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 8: Description of Leach pots continued. AS's attitude to pottery. AS's change to embroidery. Description of teaching methods at Cardiff Art College. AS's decision to take up weaving. Description of making first scarf and of being taught by Kathleen Tarr. Story of selling first embroidery made at Cardiff College of Art and buying a loom. Description of types of looms. First studio at parents home. AS's parents' attitude to AS's weaving. AS's refusal to complete final year at college. AS's applications for teaching jobs. Description of final pieces made for National Diploma in Design. Story of AS's first exhibition with Dennis Galloway and other artists, description of work made for exhibition. AS's first day of teaching at West Sussex College of Art and Design, Worthing.

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