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
FREE SHIPPING

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
TheGallery
Arts University Bournemouth
Wallisdown
Poole
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

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

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

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

christmas card for vets4pets carlisle 2014

christmas card for vet4pets carlisle
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 the pet sympathy and get-well-soon cards. The dog is Lola the Chow Chow and is the winner of a competition Lisa ran on her practice website for […]

By |December 18th, 2014|Design, drawings, greetings cards|0 Comments