Hanny is passionate about hand embroidery and the many exciting possibilities this art form holds for use in contemporary art. She aims to champion traditional stitch techniques such as goldwork and whitework whilst pushing the boundaries of how hand embroidery is used.
She is a graduate of the Royal School of Needlework (FDA Hand Embroidery 2013) and Falmouth University (BA Contemporary Crafts 2014).
Exhibitions and Awards
Joint winner of the Pewter Live Giftware Association Prize 2014
Runner Up – Batsford Prize 2014.
Selected for the Embroiderers Guild Graduate Showcase 2014
Selected for the Handmade in Britain New Graduate Showcase 2014
Selected as a New Maker at the Selvedge Spring Fair 2015
Selected for Art in Action Newcomers Tent 2015
Metamorphic Textures – a First Solo Exhibition at the Sunbury Embroidery Gallery. Autumn 2015
Nominated for the Arts&Crafts Design Awards 2015
Selected for the Emerging Makers section of Living Crafts. May 2016.
Lecture and Workshop Write up. Hereford College of Arts. Winter 2014
Knitting and Stitching show 2014 review by Shore Cottage Studio
Article published in Embroiderers Guild UK ‘Contact’ magazine. Autumn 2015