Education...

Laura is a part time BA Textiles: art design craft weave tutor at Coleg Sir Gar. She has been a visiting tutor at many other higher education institutions including University of Creative Arts in Farnham, Falmouth University, Nottingham Trent University, Goldsmiths, Brighton University and Swansea Metropolitan University.

Laura is the coordinator of the Continuing Professional Development for Crafts for The Makers Guild in Wales, at Craft in the Bay. Please visit the MGW website for the latest listings of workshops and seminars.

Laura also delivers weave workshops and talks about her work for schools, community groups and Guilds of Weavers Spinners and Dyers.

Forthcoming engagements (booking essential for all workshops):

'Introduction to Weave' Sunday 7th August, Ruthin Craft Centre

'Craft Club: Introduction to Weave for children', Tuesday 9th August, Ruthin Craft Centre

'Introduction to Weave' Sunday 14th August, Craft in the Bay, Cardiff

'Introduction to Weave for children aged 7-12' Tuesday 16th August, Craft in the Bay, Cardiff

Lecture about my current work and raising the profile of woven textiles, Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers All Wales Event at Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes 8th October

Lecture about my work, Friends of Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea, 20th January 2012

Photo: Laura Thomas
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