Health and the Climate & Ecological Emergency

North Kent Marshes

I am delighted to be exhibiting at the University College London Hospital’s Health and the Climate & Ecological Emergency exhibtion organised by the Healthcare Art Collective. The collective is a group of healthcare workers who are united by their
concerns about the climate and ecological crisis (CEE). ‘We recognise that the CEE
provokes a range of emotions; from measured expressions of hope through to
feelings of eco-anxiety. Artistic practice is one way of articulating and processing
these feelings. We decided to run this exhibition in the hope of providing others an
opportunity to reflect, create and share solutions. We hope it will provide catharsis
for participants as well as demonstrating the role of creativity in responding to the

The exhibition is viewable at the UCH Street Gallery for hospital patients and staff only (235 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BU) you can see the exhibition launch and discussion on vimeo as well as still images on on the uclh trusts’s website (uclh arts and heritage is the hospital arts and heritage project that serves UCLH NHS Foundation Trust)

Art Textiles Made in Britain

For those unable to see the tour Gypsy Maker 4 in Wales in 2020 some of the pieces were shown at the Festival of Quilts  in 2021 as part of the exhibition ‘Found’ with Art Textiles Made in Britain   The exhibition moves to Queen Street Gallery, Neath in October 2021 before touring to further venues in the UK. (TBC)

For the Love of Gaia

“For the Love of Gaia” first shown at the International Quilt Museum, Nebraska and at the Festival of Quilts UK will continue its tour New England Quilt Museum (NEQM) Jan 12 – Apr 9, 2022 – I am delighted to have ‘The Downs: Wind Torn’ featured. The exhibition was conceived by guest curator Luana Rubin in partnership with the museum you are welcome take a virtual tour available here.

Painting with Cloth

Exploring the connection between landscape, people and place Cas collects found materials as she goes. marks are then created which combine cloth, paint and stitch with a disregard of the divisions of medium usage and application that often define the world of painting and textiles

National Needlework Archive, The Old Chapel Textile Centre, Newbury 2nd October to 27th November 2021

Farfield Mill in Sedbergh, Cumbria 30 March to 15th May 2022

North Westerley

Further details of previous exhibitions please see my biography on axis artists or visit my website where you can see examples of my work and collaborations.I am an exhibiting member of Art Textile Made in Britain , a member of the Embroiderers Guild UK and  S.E.W
(Society for Embroidered Works)

Please note, All events and exhibitions are correct at time of posting. Please check with individual organisations and galleries for times and additional information.
All images and text copyright Cas Holmes 2021
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