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Fiona Mathison

Weaver

Fiona Mathison
Fiona Mathison

Fiona Mathison studied tapestry at Edinburgh College of Art and has a Masters Degree from Royal College of Art. Mathison worked at Dovecot Studios (then Edinburgh Tapestry Company) from 1970 to 1984, initially as a weaver and later as a part-time Artistic Director and Consultant. During this time she worked on major tapestry projects with Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, Tom Phillips, Louise Nevelson, Harold Cohen and Frank Stella. In 1975 she began a full-time lectureship in Tapestry at Edinburgh College of Art, from which she retired at the end of 2010. Mathison has exhibited on a world-wide scale throughout her career, and is now based at Rhubaba Studios in Edinburgh.

Image: Fiona Mathison, A Clean Sheet, 1980, National Museum of Scotland.

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Gallery & Shop

Opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri: 12-3pm
Sat: 10am-5pm

Closed from 24 December 2020 in line with government guidance. Please follow our website and social media for reopening information.

Café

Pinks at Dovecot

From 7 January 2021
Thur-Sat: 10am-4.30pm

Offering takeaway options only