Artist/ Chloe Hamill

Manchester, United Kingdom

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chloe hamill

Chloe Hamill


What's Happening



01/2013                  Artist Interview, Designsonearth, resource for sustainability

10/2012                  Stitched samples, Hand Embroidery: Perspectives, Alice Kettle and Jane McKeating

07/2012                  Sampler Culture Clash Review,

07/2012                  Sampler Culture Clash Review,

06/2012                  Degree Show Review,

06/2012                  Degree Show Review, Sophie Corfan, Handful of Salt

03/2012                  Embroiders’ Guild, ‘Final year Fundrasier’ March/April 2012

01/2012                  ‘Embroidery Practice as Social Collaboration’, extended essay for BA Embroidery

12/2011                  5.8 x 4.1 Exhibition Review, a-twist/

01/2011                  Stitch.Cut.Draw Review, /news/wokingham /articles/2011 /01/12/50130-making-space-in-town-for-more-art/


Work Experience

09/2013                    Student and A22A Scheme Representative, Manchester School of Art

07/2012                    Fair Trade initiative, Kisizz, Uganda, Africa

03/2012                    Artist in Residence, Swanmore College of Technology, Hampshire

09/2011                    Clare Lane, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

05/2011                    Steven Raw, London

06/2011                    Children’s workshops, Gallery Oldham, Manchester

04/2011                    62 Group, Gallery Oldham, Manchester

10/2010                    Invigilated, ‘Machine Stitch: Perspectives’, Knit and Stitch Show, Harrogate, Yorkshire

03/2010                    Collaborative quilt, International Women’s Day, Gorton

09/2009                    Creative Crafts, Winchester



09/2012                   Card Designer at Hallmark, Bradford

1                       06/2010                   Workshop teaching embroidery and developing products with victims of sex trafficking,

                                                            Jacobs Well, Bangalore, India



11/2012                  ‘I love art’, Whitworth Art Gallery



01/2013                    ‘Within’: workshops, interventions and proposals, Withington and MA Design Lab

06/2012                    Collaborative project, Sampler Culture Clash, Design and Craft Centre, Manchester

09/2011                    Embroidery workshops with Refugees, Rainbow Haven, Salford, Manchester

09/2011                    Instigated collaborative embroidery project with widows, Podujeva, Kosovo

Education / Qualifications


2012-13                 MA Textiles, Manchester School of Art  (Funded and still studying)

2009-12                 BA Hons Embroidery, Manchester School of Art (First Class Honours)

2008-09                 Art Foundation, University College Falmouth (Distinction)

2007-08                 Art and Design Short Course, Central St Martins, London


10/2012                 The Writing Project

03/2013                 Going Freelance 




11/2012                   Tactile Too, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester  

09/2012                   Assisting artist Stephen Raw, large-scale installation, Chelsea, London

06/2012                   45 curtains, ward at Rushere hospital, Uganda

06/2012                   100 limited edition wedding invitations, Bristol

06/2012                   Limited edition cushions, Purvaai Textile Design, London

03/2011                   Curated production of limited edition embroidered album covers, MaK

03/2011                   Inspiration samples, Oasis

01/2011                   Large scale installation, Milliners Wharf, Manchester

12/2010                   A-Z technique book, 62 Group, Gallery Oldham, Manchester



04/2013                 ‘The Art of Protest’, Peoples History Museum, Manchester

03/2013                 ‘The Button Project’, Barnaby Festival, Macclesfield

02/2013                  ‘Interpret This’, Antwerp Mansion, Manchester

11/2012                  ‘Art Anon’, Holden Gallery, Manchester

10/2012                  ‘The Art of Protest’, Festival of Noise, Manchester

10/2012                  ‘Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair’, Manchester

09/2012                   ‘Top Drawer’, London

07/2012                   ‘Sampler Culture Clash’, Design and Craft Centre, Manchester

06/2012                   ‘New Designers’, London

06/2012                   ‘Ask Why’, Quay House, Manchester

02/2012                  ‘Machine Stitch: Perspectives’, Paris

12/2012                   ‘Work in Progress’, Curated and exhibited, Holden Gallery, Manchester

11/2012                   ‘5.8 x 4.1’, Curated and exhibited, Holden Gallery, Manchester

01/2010                   ‘Stitch.Cut.Draw’, Curated and exhibited. More Arts Gallery, London

12/2010                   ‘She Glidin De Tribe’, Manchester School of Art, Manchester

03/2010                   ‘Sampler Culture Clash’, Link Gallery, Manchester



03/2013                 Finalist for Textile Society Postgraduate Student Award

06/2012                 Shortlisted for Hallmark’s ‘A Great British Summer’ Competition

05/2012                 AHRC funding for postgraduate education

05/2012                 1st prize for Purvaai’s Textile Design Competition

03/2012                 Fair Trade fabric Sponsorship, Offset Warehouse 


Key techniques include drawing, hand embroidery, applique, three-dimensional construction, screen-printing and the multihead.

 I also enjoy using digital print, dying, the embellisher, animation, overclocking, the domestic and industrial sewing machines, the faff, laser cutting, piping, quilting, Photoshop, animation, the letter press and book binding.

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Work Availability

Available for

Full-Time, Part-Time, Freelance, Internship/ Work Experience, Commission / One-off