Painting With Textiles

5 Aug 2017

Event times

10.30am - 4pm

Cost of entry

£60 / Members £45

The Hepworth Wakefield

Wakefield, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • FREE CITY BUS The gallery is on the FreeCityBus route operated Monday – Saturday between 9.30am and 3pm.
  • The gallery is 0.3 miles from Wakefield Kirkgate train station (approximately 8 minutes walk) and 1 mile from Westgate train station (approximately 20 minutes walk).

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Inspired by our exhibition Howard Hodgkin: Painting India, work with textile artist Harriet Lawton to create a series of drawings, sample colour strips and a final textile collage piece.


Textile artist Harriet Lawton guides you in exploring Howard Hodgkin’s paintings and transferring his use of colour and mark making to build your own textile compositions.

Through collage, transfer dyes, hand embroidery and couching, you will create a series of drawings, sample colour strips and a final textile collage piece.


Half of the allocated places are offered to Members at the discounted rate of 25% off, sold on a first come, first served basis. Become a Member.

Book your place online or if you have any questions or special requirements then don't hesitate to get in touch by emailing or calling 01924 247398.


Harriet Lawton creates design pieces and art objects that interpret traditional marks, patterns and motifs from various cultures and eras. Her work plays with illusion and scale; crossing materials, techniques and surfaces. She studied Embroidery at Manchester School of Art and has exhibited widely across the country. She was artist in residence for The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair in 2015.

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