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Jenni Burrows: Embroidery 


1969: Born in Sussex, United Kingdom

1987: Foundation Art Course at Hastings College of Arts and Technology

1989 - 1991: HND Design (Textiles) at Huddersfield Polytechnic

1991 - 1993: BA (Hons) Fine Craft Design at University of Ulster, Belfast

1994: Set up workshop in Plymouth

2001: PCGE in Art and Design (Secondary) at University of Brighton

2010: Foundation Certificate in History of Art at Birkbeck

2011/2013: MA by Project Contemporary Embroidery and Thread work (Distinction) from the Cass School of Art and Architecture


2014 - 2018: Rochester Independent College

2009 - 2013: Highgate School

2002 - 2008: Central Sussex College (Haywards Heath Campus)

1994 - 1998: Part-time Lecturer at Plymouth College of Arts and Technology

Other Employment

2018-2020: Independent Art and Textile workshops to community groups and schools

2018: Visiting speaker and facilitator to Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation patient conference-USA

1998 - 2001: Voluntary Services Overseas: Project Manager - Textile Workshop

Teacher in Art and Design for a project to enable Ugandans to set up sustainable businesses in interior design, textiles and garment production

Selected Exhibitions

2017: European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, London

2015: Soho Create 

2015: Rising Stars at New Ashgate Gallery Farnham

2014: Intra@Chatham

2014: 'Lest We Forget' (Arts Council funded)

2014: 'A Fine Line' at The Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks

2014: 'Wood and Fibre' at Walford Mill Crafts, Wimbourne

2012: ‘We Were Here’ Walford Mill Craft Centre Wimbourne

1995 - 1996: New Street Gallery, Plymouth

1995: Dartington Hall, Dartmouth

1995/1997: Country Living Fair, the Design Centre London

1996: House and Garden, Earls Court

1994/95: Design Trade Show: NEC Birmingham

Awards and Bursaries

2014: The Best of.... judged by Ralph Steadman; Third Prize

2010: Winner; Birkbeck Visual Arts Prize

2008: Short-listed for the British Holistic Medical Association Nutri-Centre Good Practice Award

2007: Short listed for Building Better Healthcare Awards

1994: The Princes Trust Business Start-up Grant,

           Plymouth City Council Business Start-up Grant,

           South West Regional Finalist for Shell Livewire Awards for most promising young business

1993: Public commission for the University of Ulster

1991: The Felt Maker Award (Highly Commended)


Abstract: You'll be fine, J Horton and D Orlowska. EORTC conference, Cutaneous Lymphoma: Insights and Therapeutic Progress, London 2017

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