1 – 30 September 2011 at Staacks. Elaine Adams, Textile Artist
“My work is inspired by organic forms in the natural world with an emphasis on coastal and landscape areas. The untamed landscape around Snowdonia, the Black Mountains, Cumbria, the Peak District and the rugged and wild Cornish coast provides me with a wealth of visual and tactile stimuli. I am particularly inspired by the natural flow of water and the constantly changing light and its impact on the landscape.
Each piece is individually made using pure wools which are traditionally hand felted and embellished through a variety of stitching, both hand and machined. Silk and flax are also blended with the wool and beading is often used to further enhance the tactile qualities of the work.”
Staacks, 144 Banks Road, West Kirby, Wirral, 0151 625 0229, www.staacks.co.uk