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Morwenna Catt is an internationally exhibiting artist / designer with a specialism in textiles & sculptural textiles.

 

Her work often responds to literary and heritage themes.

 

Recent work includes                                a large scale textile installation about the way we remember and commemorate WWI.

 

She is in the initial stages of working on a series of 'modern                        ' pieces based on folkloric tales and the threads of DNA that stitch our ancient past to the complexities of our modern lives, creating embroidered totemic creatures, gowns and headdresses.  

 

She lives and works between Norway & the UK.

 

Morwenna has developed a parallel freelance Art & Design career; managing, devising, consulting and leading arts projects and workshops in community and public settings as well as illustration, design and commissions.

 

She has worked on many large scale projects and events as both a Creative Director and as a hands on artist, designing and making extravagant costumes and big build structures for events and Theatre companies and creating props and scenic elements for private gatherings and functions.

 

Previous commissioners include;

 

English Heritage

Lincolnshire WIldlife Trust

Bradford Metropolitan Council

Stockton International Riverside Festival

Lincolnshire County Council

Emergency Exit Arts

They Eat Culture

Stockton Museums Service

Bradford Galleries and Museums

Bronte Parsonage Museum

Preston Guild

Chrysalis Arts

Middlesborough Council

Stellar Projects

Dr Barnardos

Council for Mosques

Griffin Theatre

Q20 Theatre