Exhibitions & News

News

8th August – 30th September
Senedd, Cardiff Bay.
Women, War and Peace

Annie’s painting ‘Bendith (Grace): The Suffering of Women in a Time of War’ features in this new exhibition at the Welsh National Assembly.
Photo: Lee Karen Stow

 
August 2017
Interview for Justhands-on TV

This month Annie was interviewed by Valerie Nesbitt for crafts channel Justhands-on.TV. She talks about the landscapes of Wales and East Anglia as reflected in her textile work.


 
June 2017
Interview on the ‘Heno’ Programme

During the Caffi Oriel exhibition ‘Môr a Mynydd’ (Sea and Mountains) Annie gave this interview about her work for BBC S4C.

Forthcoming...

November 2017
Christmas Exhibition in Wivenhoe
With Charlotte Bernays. Further details tbc.


 
January 2018
‘Grace’ painting in ‘Over the Sofa Gallery’
Wivenhoe Bookshop. Further details tbc.

 
Summer 2018
Back to Snowdonia
New exhibition in Wales, venue and further details tbc.

Recent Exhibitions


 
July 2017
The Nottage Institute, Wivenhoe
THREADS

Exhibition at The Nottage Maritime Institute of textile work by  Beth Atkinson, Annie Bielecka, Janet Harker, Eliza Kentridge, Lesley McCabe  and Susan Rhodes.

 
May/June 2017
Caffi Oriel Gallery, Croesor
Môr a Mynydd

In 2017 the Caffi Oriel Gallery presented ‘Môr a Mynydd’ (‘Sea and Mountains’), an exhibition of textile work by Annie, inspired by the mountains of Snowdonia.

 
September 2006
Reykjavik, Iceland
Glimpses

An  Exhibition of decorative textiles, sea and landscapes sponsored by Icelandic Air, with a catalogue designed by Catherine Dodds.

Previous Exhibitions

List of Exhibitions, commissions, works in collections and installation pieces

2017 8th – 23rd July ‘Threads’ at the Nottage Maritime Institute, Wivenhoe
Group show of textile work: Beth Atkinson, Annie Bielecka, Janet Harker, Eliza Kentridge, Lesley McCabe and Susan Rhodes. 

2017 28th May – 18th June ‘Môr a Mynydd’ (‘Sea and Mountains’)
Caffi Oriel (Gallery), Croesor, Llanfrothen, Gwynedd

2012 /2016 Embroiderers Guild Group Projects
London Cultural Olympics. “Norway” exhibitor.
St.Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square.
Ickworth House, National Trust.
Capability Brown 300th Anniversary
Mayoral Banner for Colchester Town Hall.

2011 – Oriel Rob Piercy, Porthmadog

2010 – 2016 Colchester Art Society Open Exhibitions at the Minories and Firstsite.

2009 Commission, New York. Embroidered Chasuble
St. John the Divine Cathedral, Manhattan.

2008. “Two Wivenhoe Artists” Exhibition – with James Dodds
Nottage Maritime Institute, Wivenhoe.

2007 Commission. Altar Frontal and Pulpit hangings/stoles
St. Mary the Virgin Church, Wivenhoe.

2007 Icelandic Arts Council invited as Visiting Artist working with textile Designer Sigrun Lara Shanko.

2006 ‘Glimpses’ Solo Exhibition, Reykjavic City Hall, Iceland

2005 “Story Tellers Tent” with Eliza Kentridge, Wivenhoe.

2004 ‘Suffering of Women at a Time of War’ Painting used as design by San Antonio University, Texas, USA and 2005 production of ‘War Music’ by Christopher Logue’s adaptation of Homer’s “Ilyad.”

2003 “Shakespeare’s Women” Costume Design Exhibition (with Martyn Jezerski) at Mercury Theatre, Colchester.

2002 “The Brighter side of Life” art school group exhibition Ottowill Gallery, Suffolk. Michael Young Gallery, Yorkshire.

2001 “Art on a Budget” Installation at Zloty Taratzy, Warsaw, Poland

1999 “Mother Goose” Mercury Theatre, Colchester.

1998 “The Sea” and “All that Jazz” Digby Gallery/Hay Gallery, Colchester.

1996 – 2000 Mad Dogs & Englishmen Theatre Company UK Tours
Design and costume
Comedy of Errors/ Taming of the Shrew/Midsummer Nights Dream
Black Shuck/Into the Light/Collector of Women

I regularly participate in the annual autumn Colchester Open Studios – Studio 28 Collective (with Charlotte Bernays and Fiona Mason.)

2003 – 2016 Annual Over the Sofa Exhibition at Wivenhoe Bookshop.

I show new work with the Colchester Art Society at the Minories and Firstsite Open Exhibitions.

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