Laura Thomas
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Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust award

A few weeks ago I was delighted to be awarded a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust award. This scholarship will enable me to undertake a year of specialist dyeing masterclasses with Cath Lewis of Colourfield, in her Cardiff studio. I’ve always been aware that this constitutes a real gap in my knowledge and I have so many ideas involving the use of colour in a more painterly fashion that I’m keen to produce. These masterclasses will help me realise these ambitions. The resulting textile explorations will form part of a Maker in Focus showcase exhibition at the Makers Guild in Wales gallery, Craft in the Bay in Cardiff in Autumn 2020.

Image below is courtesy of QEST and shows me receiving my certificate from QEST Chairman Nick Crean & Royal Warrant Holders Association President Tony Wheeler.

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