Anita Bruce

Art Textiles

2002 - 2008 BA Embroidered Textiles, First Class Honours
(Opus School of Textile Arts)

1974 - 1977 BSc Hons Zoology (Manchester)

Recent Exhibitions
Jan 2010–July 2011 EastWingNine – Exhibitionism: The Art of Display
Cabinet of Curiosities
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, London

Oct 2010-April 2011 Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef,
curated by the Institute for Figuring
Saint Ocean Hall, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington DC
Showing Knitted Plankton

Jan 2011 Designer Crafts,
The Mall Galleries, London

Dec 2010 Freaks
Basement Gallery, Shoreditch Town Hall, London

June 2010 Evolve : Evoke : Expand, Group Show with Prism
The Mall Galleries, London

May–July 2010 Knit One, Purl One: Contemporary Knitting and Crochet
Touchstones Gallery, Rochdale

April–May 2010 Coastal Drift, Group Show with View5
Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

March–April 2010 Metaphoric Fibers, Untamed Knitting and Crochet
Textile Center, Minneapolis

Nov 2009-May 2010 The Old Still – View5 Studio/Gallery
Westgate Arcade, Peterborough

Selected Exhibitions
2010 Coastal Drift, Group Show with View5
The Yarrow Gallery, Oundle

2009 21st Century Stitchers, curated by the Embroiderers’ Guild,
Riverside Gallery, Richmond

2009 Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef,
curated by the Institute for Figuring
Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles
Showing Knitted Plankton

2009 Designer Crafts at the Mall, Society of Designer Craftsmen
Mall Galleries, London

2009 UK DIY, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh

2008 The Knitting & Stitching Show
Embroiderers’ Guild Graduate Showcase
Birmingham, London, Dublin, Harrogate

2008 Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef,
Core Reef Contributor to the World Reef
Hayward Gallery, London

2003 – 2010 Peterborough Artists’ Open Studios