Lesley Illingworth

Mediums: Creative Writing, Painting, Collage, Mixed Media, Embroidery, Weaving, Sculptural Textiles, Installation art

Available for: Delivering workshops, Curatorial work, Design, Artist residencies, Artist commissions, Exhibition opportunities, Selling artwork, Teaching


I am a multi media painter and textile artist specialising in hand embroidery. I have a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors and Textile Art – Second class upper from the Royal School of Needlework/University of the Creative Arts. My main interests and experience are with Textile Art, Activist Art and Interiors. I am a member of the Society of Embroidery works and The Working Class Creative database. I blog for Disability Arts Online.