About Paddy Killer

Artist Paddy Killer has an international reputation for her work. She exhibits widely and is included in many public & private collections worldwide. as well as giving lectures and teaching workshops, & working to commission. Her work is highly individual, detailed, and includes non-functional and functional pieces for interiors & wearables

greetings cards on sale now

My greetings cards are now on sale from my website and at Gallagher & Turner

pack of twelve christmas cards with envelopes

Size A5 (210mm x 148mm)

these christmas cards are prints of drawings in pen and ink on paper by Paddy over the last 25 years. The subjects refer to actual pieces of work she produced during that particular year

they subjects […]

By |November 25th, 2018|Creative, Design, drawings, greetings cards, exhibitions|0 Comments

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize next venue

I am in the exhibition. Please visit if you live nearby, or if you don’t. The exhibition is really worth seeing.

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize exhibition (formerly the Jerwood Drawing Prize).
22.11.18 – 17.01.19
Arts University Bournemouth
BH12 5HH

Work in the show
mary swift’s drawn thread work

By |November 6th, 2018|Uncategorized, Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions|0 Comments

2 new exhibitions: TBW Drawing Prize & NGC


I am in two exhibitions that opened this week!

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018: Trinity Buoy Wharf, London and touring

Gifted: Balcony Gallery Exhibition, National Glass Centre, Sunderland


By |September 29th, 2018|Creative, Design, drawings, exhibitions|0 Comments

Mary Swift’s Drawn Thread Work selected for Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize!

My drawing,  Mary Swift’s Drawn Thread Work, has been selected for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize (formerly the Jerwood Drawing Prize). The exhibition starts in London in September, and tours for a year.

It is one of my drawings on glass made for my solo show Drawn Thread Work – samplers and specimens at Customs […]

By |July 25th, 2018|Creative, drawings, exhibitions|0 Comments

WO/ exhibition at Vane

Two pieces of my work are in the exhibition WO/ at Vane from 9-24 March 2018
Vane, Commercial Union House, 39 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QE
9-24 March 2018

PV Thursday 8th March 5-8pm

WO/ is curated by artists Melanie Kyles and Caitlin Heaney to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March and showcases work on the themes of […]

By |February 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

sackville collars & pendants

sackville collars & pendants on exhibition
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

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.

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