Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens 1st post

The work for my exhibition at the Customs House Gallery in South Shields is ongoing. I am booked in to use the water jet cutter on 1st November.
There have been a few setbacks, but I am on track for the opening on 17th November. I have drawn 6 wall hung pieces, 8 collar shapes have […]

By |October 9th, 2017|Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions|0 Comments

Greek Thomson goes Egyptian

drawing in indian ink on silk
28.5 x 28.5
private collection

My piece of work, Greek Thomson goes Egyptian, will be in the exhibition Lines of Thought Exhibition at The Lighthouse, Glasgow 18.08.17 to 01.10.17. The exhibition celebrates the work architect Alexander “Greek” Thompson, who was born 200 years ago this year.

By |August 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Brit & the Great Bear at the Spring Knitting & Stitching Shows

The Brit & the Great Bear is in the 62 Group exhibition, Making Space, at the Spring Knitting & Stitching Shows from 27 to 30 April 2017.

129x93cm
2016
Drawing, painting and machine embroidery on silk. Painted wooden frame.
Made for the 62 Group exhibition, Making Space, at Macclesfield Silk Museum from 18.05.16 to 03.09.16. Then touring to the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at the Royal […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Creative, drawings, exhibitions|0 Comments

Paddy Killer Greetings Cards

Buy Paddy Killer’s Greetings Cards for the festive season.

£12.00 Free shipping

christmas cards

By |November 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

exhibition faces, figures, & fabrics ends friday

Faces, Figures, & Fabrics, Paddy Killer’s exhibition at Newcastle Arts Centre, ends on Friday, so very little time to get down there. Hope you manage/managed to get to see it.
All the exhibits are for sale. Also for sale are Greetings Cards & packs of Paddy’s postcards.
This is the article by David Whetstone in the Newcastle Chronicle 

PADDY’S STATEMENT from the exhibition
Paddy Killer has been […]

By |October 31st, 2016|Creative, drawings, greetings cards, exhibitions|0 Comments

faces, figures & fabrics exhibition

faces, figures & fabrics, my next solo exhibition, will be at Newcastle Arts Centre from 07.10.16 to 04.11.16. The work is for sale, a perfect time to buy a Christmas present for someone special. Packs of my greeting cards are available in the Cratftshop, as well as postcards of my work.

 

By |September 6th, 2016|exhibitions|0 Comments

62 Group exhibition – Making Space

The Brit and the Great Bear, has been selected for the 62 Group exhibition Making Space at Macclesfield Silk Museum.
Drawing, painting and machine embroidery on silk. Painted wooden frame
129x93cm

The Atlas Coelestis from the observations at Greenwich by the first Astronomer Royal, John Flamsteed (1646-1719), was published posthumously in 1729. It depicts the constellations as was […]

By |June 15th, 2016|Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions|0 Comments

Paddy Killer Workshop at Macclesfield Silk Museum

I am leading a workshop with the 62 Group Summer Exhibition, Making Space, at Macclesfield Silk Museum.

Date: 16.07.2016
Title: My Life in Silk

I have been using silk as my main medium since the late 80s, incorporating it with other textiles and non-textile materials such as glass, and wood. In this textile workshop I will explain what has informed […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Creative, exhibitions|0 Comments

christmas card for vets4pets carlisle 2015

This is the christmas card for Vets4Pets Carlisle, commissioned by Lisa Kerr who is the vet. It is the latest I have done for her, the others being last year’s Christmas card, and pet sympathy and get-well-soon cards. Claude, a British Blue cat, and is the winner of a competition Lisa ran on her practice website for the […]

By |December 15th, 2015|Creative, Design, drawings, greetings cards, commissions|0 Comments

canto #3 from dante’s divine comedy

Canto #3 is now finished. The subject is the entrance to hell as observed by Dante and Virgil from Dante’s Divine Comedy. They watch as the neutrals swirl around, and Charon is seen ferrying his passengers across the river Styx.
It is a private commission. The size is w133 x h131. The techniques are drawing, painting and […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Creative, Design, commissions|0 Comments