Featured Artist: Rachael Speirs
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Speirs has re-emerged after taking some time away by creating this intriguing collection of narrative-driven textiles which address the experience of motherhood and the immersive nature of childhood memories.
Speirs is an award winning self-taught artist who creates fascinating works using paper, fabric, sewing machine, hand stitching, gouache, watercolour, acrylic, embroidery and other objects. Her background in social work has provided her with a combination of academic discipline and practice-based professional concern, as well as insight into the basic needs of communities. This and her unique use of the medium collapses the division between conceptual art, contemporary art and the public.
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