NAME: Susan Chapman
ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
2011 MA Fine Art , Chichester University
2011 PGCE, Portsmouth University
2003 DIP HE (distinction) Stitched Textiles, Chiltern Bucks University
2000 City and Guilds Patchwork and Quilting, Brockenhurst College
1998 City and Guilds Adult Teaching, Peter Symonds College
1971 BSc Technological Mathematics, Aston University, Birmingham
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
(MSDC) Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen
(SDA) Surface Design Association
(SAQA) Studio Quilt Associates
Quilters Guild of the British Isles (contemporary quilt)
Exhibiting Member of ArtQuiltFusion, Room6, ByDesign, Studio21, and Contemporary Stitch
2003-present Tutor(0.5) Eastleigh College, City and Guilds level 2 and 3, level 4 Masterclass, level4,5 HND Contemporary Art Practice, NDD1, NDD2
2008-2013 Author and Course Manager, Foundation Degree Stitched Textiles, Eastleigh College
2008-present Author and Course Manager, HNC Contemporary Art Practice, Eastleigh College
2014-present Tutor(online) Distant Stitch 2016 Tutor Denman College
2008-present Short Course Tutor West Dean College, Chichester
1967-1981 IT Systems Engineer, IBM
OTHER TEACHING AND TEACHING RELATED
Tutor and owner, Granary Studio
Freelance Tutor, National and International
Freelance Lecturer, National and International
Quilting from Start to Finish, encyclopaedia of Quilting, contributing author
Quilting Arts magazine, features author, USA
A variety of other magazines either featuring my work, or articles I have written
Workshop on the Web (online magazine) contributing author and features on my work
Author of a series of skills primers, patchwork and quilting
LINKS WITH OTHER ORGANISATIONS
TWISTED THREAD, UPPER STREET EVENTS, a national organisation that stages a series of textiles shows throughout the year. I work as a demonstrator, exhibitor and tutor/lecturer
ICHF, a national organisation that stages a series of shows throughout the year. I work as a demonstrator, exhibitor, and Eastleigh College has a graduate stand
ARTVANGO, I work as an ‘Artist In Action’ for them and also a short course tutor
2014 Twisted Thread, Judges Choice for Art Quilts 2013 juried work, Ste Marie Aux Mines, Alsace, France
2012 Initial Qualified Teacher of the Year, Eastleigh College
2009 Twisted Thread, Judges Choice for Art Quilts
2003 Winner Charles Henry Foyle Award for Stitched Textiles, Redditch
2003 Twisted Thread, for Quilt Creations
2003 Twisted Thread for Machine Quilting
2017 Solo show, ICHF, Glasgow 2017 ByDesign, Smoke and Mirrors, ICHF, NEC
2016 Solo show, OEPC Maastricht 2016, Wide Horizons V, SAQA, worldwide 2016 People and Places with Kim Thittichai
2015 AQF, Ste Marie Aux Mines, Alsace
2014 ‘The Visitors’, FOQ, NEC, B’ham, U.K.
2014 AQF, Moscow, Russia and Kahlsruhr, Germany
2014 Contemporary Stitch, Birdhouse Gallery, Totnes, and Cowslip Workshops, Launceston, U.K.
2014 ByDesign, ICHF, NEC B’ham, U.K.
2014 solo show, Whitchurch Silk Mill, U.K.
2013, ‘Distortion’, Ste Maries Aux Mines, France and touring Europe and USA.
2013 ‘Evidence of Bodies’, FOQ, NEC B’ham, U.K and Knit & Stitch, Ally Pally, & Harrogate, U.K
and Dublin, Ireland
2013 AQF, Rijkswik, Holland, and Beaujolais, France, and Berlin, Germany
2013 ‘Chinese Whispers’ Studio21, ICHF, NEC, Bham, U.K. and South Hill Park, Bracknell, U.K.
2012 solo show, ICHF, NEC, B’ham, U.K.
2012 ‘Structured’, ByDesign, Quilt Expo, Rijkswik, Holland
2012 ‘Red Hot’, ByDesign, Cowslip Workshops, Launceston, U.K.
2011 MA Final Show, ArtOne, Chichester University
2011 MA Interim Show, Otter Gallery, Chichester University
2011 solo show, Hanger Farm Arts Centre, Southampton, U.K.
2011 Contemporary Stitch, Birdhouse Gallery, Totnes, U.K.
2011 ‘Red Hot’, ByDesign, FOQ, NEC, B’ham, U.K.
2011 ‘Structured’, ByDesign, National Quilt Museum, York, U.K.
2011 ‘Continuum, A Sense of Place’, FOQ, NEC, B’ham, U.K.
2010 ‘Passage’, ByDesign, Cowslip Workshops, Launceston, U.K.
2010 Studio21, Shepherds Market Gallery, London, U.K.
2010 ‘Reflect’, Studio21, A retrospective, Denbigh’s Gallery, Dorking, U.K.
2010 ‘Kaleidoscope of Quilts’ Eastleigh Museum, U.K.
2009 ‘Girls With Attitude’, World Quilt Show, touring, USA.
2009 Studio21, Fountains Gallery, London, and Cumbria, U.K.
2008 Contemporary Stitch, Birdwood House Gallery, Totnes, U.K.
2008 ‘Past Winners, Charles Henry Foyle’, Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch, U.K.
2008 World Quilt Show, touring, USA
2008 ’Journeys’ Fibre Art Wales, Banbury Museum and Art Gallery, U.K. and Boston, USA