Maria Boyle

Education

De Montfort University 2008-2014

BA (Hons), Design Crafts (First-class)

 

Oxford and Cherwell Valley College 2007-2008

Access Diploma to HE Art and Design.

 

Society of Dyers and Colourists 2007

Colour Affects System Diploma, Applied Colour Psychology (Distinction).

 

Watford College 1984-1985

Postgraduate Diploma, Advertising (First-class).

 

Lancaster University 1981-1984

BSc (Hons), Geography and Environmental Science

 

 

Exhibitions and Events

 

2017

18th Oct - 29th Oct, 'Another View', Hoxton Arches, London E2, selected by Prism

 

17th - 25th June, Warwickshire Open Studios, ArtistsWorkhouse, Studley, B80 7AU

Open 11am - 4pm daily, (closed Monday/ Tuesday)

http://artistsworkhouse.com/

 

29th April -13th May, 'Another View', RBSA, Birmingham, selected by Prism

http://www.rbsa.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/upcoming/page/2/

 

3rd -12th March, Portrait Exhibition, ArtistsWorkhouse, Studley, B80 7AU

Open 11am - 4pm daily, (closed Monday/ Tuesday)

http://artistsworkhouse.com/

 

2016

30th October -6th November, Needlemakers Exhibition, ArtistsWorkhouse, Studley,

B80 7AU. http://artistsworkhouse.com/

 

18th June -3rd July - Warwickshire Open Studios, ArtistsWorkhouse, Studley,

B80 7AU. http://artistsworkhouse.com/

 

23rd April - 3rd July - '7 Makers from the Society of Designer Craftsmen',

78 Derngate, Northampton. http://www.78derngate.org.uk/page3/index.html

 

17th - 20th March NEC, 5th - 9th October Alexandra Palace & 24th -27th November Capability Brown Festival with the Embroiderers Guild. https://embroiderersguild.com/

 

7th - 13th March - 'Agenda', Hiscox Art Cafe, London, selected by Prism

 

29th January - 7th Feb - ArtistsWorkhouse Opening and AWI Exhibition, Studley, B80 7AU. http://artistsworkhouse.com/

 

2015

November - Textile Fair, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

www.comptonverney.org.uk

 

October - Discover Gather Give, Stratford Arts House

 

July - Textile Artist and Demonstrator, Art in Action, Waterperry Park, Oxford,

www.artinaction.org.uk

 

May - Prism 'Lines of Communication' exhibition, Hoxton Arches Gallery, London E3

 

January - Society of Designer Craftsmen Winter Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London SW1Y

 

2014

Oct- Nov - Embroiderers Guild Graduate Showcase at Knitting and Stitching Shows

- Alexandra Palace, London, 8th -12th October

- Harrogate International Centre, 20th - 23rd November

 

August - Selected for Ragley Open Art Exhibition 2014 'Spirit of Place', Ragley Gallery and Studios, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire

 

June - New Designers, Part 1, Business Design Centre, London N1

 

June- Degree Show at Banbury and Bicester College, Oxfordshire

 

2013

June - Demonstration and display at Packwood House, Warwickshire, with Stratford-upon-Avon Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers

 

2012

December - OSCA Christmas Fair, Banbury

 

September - Selected for 'Gifted' exhibition at Forge 2 Gallery, Culworth

www.forge2.org.uk

 

July - Warwickshire Open Studios at The National Herb Centre

 

May - 'Small is Beautiful" group exhibition at Forge 2 Gallery, Culworth

www.forge2.org.uk

 

2011

April - Bristol Arts Book Fair (BABE)

 

 

Memberships, Associations and Awards

 

Selected by Textileartist.org as one of the featured artists in their ebook 'Inspired By Nature', April 2016, https://resources.textileartist.org/products/textile-art-inspired-by-nature

 

Invited to exhibit work in the Embroiderers Guild Capability Brown Festival and Exhibitions, 2016, including NEC, Alexandra Palace and Harrogate International Centre.

 

Artist Member of a-n The Artists Information Company, since 2015

 

Artist in Residence at Banbury and Bicester College, 2014 - 2015,

www.banbury-bicester.ac.uk

 

Selected for Prism membership, September 2014

 

Selected as Embroiderers Guild Graduate, 2014 and be part of the Graduate Showcase  'Knitting and Stitching Shows'

www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com

 

Awarded Licentiate of The Society of Designer Craftsmen, LSDN, July 2014

www.societyofdesignercraftsmen.org.uk

 

Laura Ashley Summer School Bursary Award, West Dean College, www.westdean.org.uk, July 2014

 

The Textile Study Group "Graduate of the Year" 2014, awarded at New Designers

www.textilestudygroup.co.uk/graduate-of-the-year/

 

Ambassador and Advocate of Compton Verney, www.comptonverney.org.uk, since March 2014

 

Member of The Colour Group, www.colour.org.uk, since 2014

 

Member of Stratford-upon-Avon Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, www.wsd-stratford.org.uk, since 2013

 

Accredited Colourist and Certified Teacher of Colour Affects,  www.colour-affects.co.uk,  since 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

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