sackville collars & pendants

sackville collars & pendants on exhibition
2017
drawing on glass
drawn thread work samplers & specimens

These sackville collars are from the Richard & Edward Sackville portraits by William Larkin. They are water jet cut shapes, then drawn onto in ink. I first came across the Larkin paintings when my solo exhibition, In Arkadia, and the paintings were on show […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions, commissions|0 Comments

drawn thread work exhibition is open

My exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens is open in the Fusion Gallery, Customs House, South Shields. Scroll down their page for my bit!

“Paddy Killer draws onto all sorts of materials. In this exhibition they are glass and silk. The new experimental work on glass, some of which is then fired, is a […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions, commissions|0 Comments

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

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

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

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

62 group : now – exhibition and workshop

62 group : now is a new exhibition of work by the members of the 62 Group, and opens at Upfront Gallery on Tuesday 17th March, and ends 10th May.

Further information, opening times etc

Here is the invite to the 62 Group PV on Saturday 21st March 2-4pm.

Paddy is leading a workshop, Material Illumination, on Saturday 18th April.
Material Illumination: “anything you can […]

By |March 10th, 2015|Creative, drawings, exhibitions|0 Comments