We thought you'd like to know a bit more about the stunning banners that have appeared in Stoke town centre.
SURFACES is a series of six large, bright and bold, fabric banners created to hang along the main street of Stoke-upon-Trent. The banners are designed and hand-stitched by Rhiannon and the designs use abstract imagery inspired by two of the most striking buildings in the town centre:
About the Artist:
Rhiannon Hunter lives and works in London. She is a visual artist whose work responds to physical and psychological connections to belonging. She is interested in relationships between places, people and environments. Her work spans mediums to include print, collage, drawing, sculptural form and participatory research that involves working with individuals and groups. She trained in Fine Art Textiles at Goldsmiths University, London and has written for arts journals and exhibited internationally.
Rhiannon has worked and exhibited in Denmark, Sweden, Perth and Melbourne Australia, London, Brussels, Manchester, and several boroughs of London, including Peckham, Hackney and Bethnal Green.
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