Isabel Howe LSDC

Mixed Media

About Isabel
Contemporary crafts maker Isabel Howe specialises in laser cut embroidery, a technique she has developed using a laser cutter, wood, and silk threads to create her unique work.
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Isabel's love of colour and nature influences her work. Using contemporary techniques with traditional elements, her work is a modern take on the berlin wool work which was originally used on tapestries. Exploring victorian floriography meanings to encourage the viewer to take a look at the finer details. Incorporating different countries and cultures, she uses her travels as inspiration for different series of work.

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Rising Stars at The New Ashgate Gallery 4th March - 16th April 2017.

Society of Designer Craftsmen Annual Exhibition, The Mall, London. 11th - 21st August 2016.

Art In Action, Waterperry Gardens, Oxford. 14th - 17 July 2016.

Textiles Winter Showcase, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham. November 2015 - January 2016.

New Designers, London. June 2015.

Exhibition at Truro Cathedral. January - February 2015.

Talks:

'My Floral Travels' with the Oxford Embroiderers Guild. March 8th 2017.​

Publications:

​Graduate Showcase, Embroidery Magazine by Jo Hall. September- October issue 2015

Education:

BA (Hons) degree from Falmouth University

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