Famous textile artist Diane Bates comes to King’s Ely for embroidery workshop

Diane Bates

Diane Bates - Credit: Archant

Art students at King’s Ely sixth form were treated to a workshop exploring sculptural embroidery techniques.

The workshop was delivered by internationally acclaimed textile artist, Diane Bates.

Renowned for her intricate, three-dimensional embroidery and costume design, she helped students to produce embroidered samples.

Alison Rhodes, director of Art, said: “Diane has a wealth of knowledge and inspiration to share.

“She is one of the contacts that we were fortunate to make when exhibiting at Alexandra Palace in October.

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“This was an invaluable opportunity and one that our students explored fully.”

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