• Nicolas Party: Landscape
  • Nicolas Party: Landscape

Carpets of Distinction was a collection of new works curated by Panel that explored connections between the spheres of art and craft and the mass-produced culture of industrial design. Carpets of Distinction also created a unique partnership between seven contemporary artists who worked in collaboration with Dovecot weaver and rug maker Jonathan Cleaver to create a new collection of limited edition hand–tufted rugs. Nicolas Party was one such artists who worked with Cleaver, as part of this project, to translate his design into rug tufted wool. Party’s use of colour is deceptively child-like, but deliberately seductive; cartoonish, but with a lightness of touch. The traditional references to floral motifs in textiles has given the Dovecot rug tufters an insight into how to interpret Party’s use of colour and brush marks to create the rug.

Kristi Vana

Kristi Vana

Tufter
Nicolas Party

Nicolas Party

Artist

1 January 1970

1 January 1970
×

Please complete the following enquiry form and we'll get in touch to discuss your requirements. (* indicates required)

×

Subscribe to our mailing list to keep up to date with Dovecot news and events.

×

We will be open Sunday 3 July

Gallery & Shop

Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm (including Sundays during August)

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm

Festival Opening Times 2022:

Mon-Sun 9.30am-5pm*
Monday 1st August–Monday 29th August 2022

*Late night opening on every Thursday until 8pm

Café

Dovecot Studios Cafe 

Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm