Oxford artweeks 2019 - open studios

I am exhibiting at three  venues this year as part  of Oxford Artweeks. Hope to see you at  one  of  them!

SJE Cloisters 4-12th May

A gorgeous Victorian Cloister, with a huge, tranquil, atmospheric gallery space. 19 artists from watercolours to ceramics to ecoprint. Private view 30th april 6-9 pm, message me if you would like free tickets. Exhibition from 4-12th May. Venue 103 in Artweeks brochure.

Chipping Norton Theatre 18-27th may

Chipping Norton Theatre is a beautiful quirky community run venue, with lots of exciting events, and a large gallery space. This year their theme is 'into the Woods' - perfectly suited to ecoprinting. I will have wallhangings and paper prints on display 18th-27th May . Venue 442 in artweeks brochure

Little Barn, Long Compton Warwickshire May 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th, 27th

This is my home, where I have my log cabin studio, and the garden where I grow my dyeplants. I shall have a large collection of clothing and scarves on display and for sale ( with a changing room this year) I shall be demonstrating ecoprint techniques .

May 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th, 27th

Venue number 448 in the brochure

Compton Verney,2018

Exhibition News

Currently Exhibiting at West Oxfordshire Arts and Crafts Fair, Bampton, Oxfordshire

Comton Verney Textile Fair November 17th 2018

A selection of my work always available at Whichford Pottery, Whichford ,Warwickshire

A selection of my work available at Blue Heron Gallery ,Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire

My stand at Ascot Spring garden show

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Come and see us at St Mathews!

Ascot Spring Garden Show

Planned and designed by Stephen Bennett, former Shows Director at the Royal Horticultural Society, and supported by The Savill Garden and The Valley Gardens at Windsor Great Park, the Ascot Spring Garden Show promises top quality horticulture, unsurpassed service and state-of the-art facilities at the historic racecourse. 

 I shall have a  stand there exhibiting and selling ecoprinted textiles

Guests can enjoy 12 inspiring gardens, six show gardens from established designers and a further six gardens created by talented horticultural students for the Young Gardeners of the Year Competition, peruse a fine array of horticultural trade exhibitors, purchase plants from a range of specialist plant nurseries, enjoy a daily programme of free talks and receive personal gardening advice from horticultural experts.

Supported by The Savill Garden and The Valley Gardens at Windsor Great Park, the Ascot Spring Garden Show promises top quality horticulture, unsurpassed service and state-of the-art facilities at the historic racecourse.The  dining options look absolutely delicious. Many of the stands are  under cover. so it should be a great event even if the weather is  unkind. Please contact me  at caroline.nixon@btinternet.com for details of a draw for  2 free tickets, and a  promo code that will allow you to buy 2 tickets for the price of  one  online


Compton Verney textile fair . November 4th



Featuring a wide range of textile merchants, makers and designers,this is the perfect opportunity to discover something new, and buy a unique handmade item in preparation for the festive season

I'll have a wide range of ecoprinted textiles for sale, some of them at special Christmas prices.There will also be details of my forthcoming workshops, and a chance to make 'earlybird' reservations for them

 In addition to stalls, there will be displays by the Solihull and Leamington Embroiderers’ Guild and a collection of beautifully made wedding dresses in the chapel

 The Textile Fair is included in a DAY TICKET admission.


 In addition to the textile fair,there is a wonderful permanent collection in the gallery, with a particularly strong folk art and oriental collection. There will also be a special exhibition focusing on the childrens' illustrator Quentin Blake, who illustrated Roald Dahl's books. There is a great cafe, a superb restaurant (booking recommended), wonderful grounds to explore, and disabled access is easy, as there is a shuttle bus from the car park

exhibition news

I am currently exhibiting at Bampton in ' An observation of  blue' , where I have  some  indigo work.

Lots  of NEW stock at the  Octagon, Whichford Pottery

I'll be exhibiting at the annual Textile Fair at Compton verney on November  4th

coming soon

a selection of wallhangings and scarves as part of this  great art and crafts fair

exhibiting now at this lovely gallery

A selection of my wallhangings and scarves

Lots of scarves and garments on display in my studio in Long Compton all this week. Follow the signs from outside the village shop

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I'm opening  my studio  for Artweeks, 13th-21st May. 11 am - 6 pm. Lots  of  new scarves and garments on display and for sale.Plus a tour  of  my dyeplant garden, and homemade cakes.Also, the  following week I have a  smaller display as part of a group exhibiting  at St Matthews Church in South Oxford. There's a launch party  on 20th, in the evening , with drinks and  nibbles, and a music  performance- all welcome


Compton Verney Textile Fair

Wonderful day at beautiful Compton Verney,exhibiting at their textile fair.

Some of my scarves at the recent exhibition in the Octagon gallery
Photo by Francesca Palange of No Serial Number magazine
Click on this link to read her blog article about the exhibtion

A few pictures of my recent exhibition