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Paula Maughan - I am a Textile Artist creating birds with silk, fabric, thread and sequins. Seed heads make frequent appearances in my work

Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris) 20cm x 29cm Textile Art 2016
Wonderful Waxwings 19cm x 24cm Textile Art 2018
Two Wrens 20cm x 29cm Textile Art 2017
Wren in a Bell Jar 18cm x 22cm (with bell jar) 2017
Goldfinches 20cm x 29cm Textile Art 2018

Biography

Paula Maughan

I studied Art and Design at Grays School of Art, Aberdeen, specialising in jewellery and graphics. After graduating I worked freelance, making and selling jewellery and producing illustrations for teaching materials. Some time later I retrained as a teacher and became an Advanced Skills Teacher (AST) supporting teachers in Leicester City schools with Art and Design. Since returning to Scotland in 2014 I have been developing the use of textiles in my art. I think of my textile art as a way of drawing with thread and painting with fabric. Recently I have been exploring three dimensional bird scenes inspired by Victorian taxidermy and using some of the skills I acquired as a jeweller.

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Medium

  • Textile Art using silk, cotton, voile, felt, thread and sequins. Watercolours

Location

  • Strathclyde

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  • This artist does not currently have Original Artwork or Prints for sale with Scotland's Artists

Recent Exhibitions

Scotland Inspired at The Barony Centre West Kilbride

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Instagram @paula.maughan2

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