“Bloom” by Fleur Woods

 

Embroidery artwork by Fleur Woods // New Zealand - available online // as featured on Studio Home
I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Upper Moutere based artist; Fleur Woods before, and heard first hand the happy story of how her painted work led her to teach herself to stitch and as a result we have this incredibly rich, textured and beautiful art!!

“Bloom” is Fleur’s first solo exhibition in Taranaki, hosted by Kina – NZ Design and Artspace in New Plymouth.

“Bloom is a new series of 14 contemporary, stitched paintings. I created them while channeling my humble Crown Lynn collection, love of flowers and overly optimistic op-shopper-itis. The 12 smaller works are each the size of a Crown Lynn saucer and their imagery references Crown Lynn patterns from the 50’s-70’s. Reinventing the patterns with fresh contemporary colours the paint & stitch meets linen where it blooms into new forms.”

To coincide with the launch of the collection, Fleur has also chosen 5 of the “paintings” to be printed as an exquisite, limited edition series of giclee prints. I own one myself from a previous series she did and the effect of the stitched features as a print is eye catching!

If you are in New Plymouth between Friday 27 January and 21 February, drop in to Kina  (101 Devon St West, New Plymouth) to view. Fleur will be there herself for Friday’s opening and Saturday morning.

For those that CAN’T get there you are in luck! View the Bloom Collection online here at Kina  and the prints available here. 

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3 Responses to “Bloom” by Fleur Woods

  1. Fleur says:

    Thanks so much Studio Home! Addicted to your posts!

  2. The embroidery art work is beautiful!