Fiona Rutherford, Textile Artist

Commissions

Knitted Lives

Completed 2008/9

Commissioning Agent: Equal Arts, Gateshead. 

www.equalarts.org.uk

Fiona and artist Jenny Burns worked with a group of Newcastle women aged from 60 to 93 to create a knitted installation. As lead artist Fiona was commissioned to curate an exhibition that reflected their lives and skills and writer Carol McGuigan recorded their stories. You can listen to the Radio 4 Knitted Lives feature broadcast at:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/04/2009_45_fri.shtml