Naomi Beevers MSDC

Stitched & Constructed Textiles

About Naomi
Naomi is a textile and mixed media artist looking at the sunny side of life. Her childhood in 1960’s and 70’s Devon and Cornwall has influenced her art and given her an appreciation of vintage domestic items and wildlife. She loves combining kitchenalia with textiles to make quirky, humorous birds, fish and other familiar animals.
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Naomi's love of humour, social history, textiles and cookery combine in her 3D and wall art pieces. Needle felted and painted fabric combined with hand stitch to form quirky British bird sculptures perched on vintage, largely domestic items, dominate her current work. The birds usually have feet fashioned from old cake forks or sugar tongs which along with their perches give the finished pieces a touch of nostalgia and playfulness.

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Exhibitions, Galleries, Magazines & Events


Reinvented:The Art of Upcycling until 3 September Watts Contemporary Gallery, Watts Village, Compton Surrey.GU3 1DQ

New Ashgate Farnham 2022: Art and Craft with Local Heart

The Wisley Gallery, The Welcome Building, RHS Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB

The Gallery Norfolk 3 Church Street,Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9ER


Society of Designer Craftsmen

Transformations at Bankside Gallery, London 15-26 June 2022The Art Shed gallery at The Medicine Garden, Cobham

Thread Festival and Festival of Craft, The Maltings, Farnham 2016, 2017, 2018

Surrey Artists Open Studio 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Surrey Artist of the Year Exhibition, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, October to November 2015 and 2017

AppArt, Surrey 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019,2023

North Surrey Branch SDC Exhibitions Lightbox, Woking; Guildford House, Guildford; Robert Phillips Gallery, Walton on Thames

Tutor at Knit and Stitch Show Alexandra Palace, Dublin and Harrogate 2017

Farnham Craft Trail September to end October 2015 and 2016

New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham. Christmas 2015 and 2016

Designer Crafts At The Mall, The Mall Galleries, London

Golden Hare Gallery

Workshop on the Web 2015

Interview in the Designer Style section of Surrey Life Magazine 2015

Bourneside Gallery, Dorking 2015

WSTA Exhibition, South Hill Arts Centre, Berkshire 2013/14

Education & Qualifications:

City and Guilds Diploma in Stitched Textiles Embroidery, East Berkshire College

City and Guilds Certificate, Guildford

B.Ed Textiles, Bath

Work Experience:

Textiles Tutor, Surrey Adult Learning Centre, Guildford.

Family Day Art Activity Organiser, Send Prison (biannual)

Primary School and Secondary Textile Teacher


Society of Designer Craftsmen (LSDC with Distinction)

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