Matthew Harris - Textiles - For the first ten years of Matthew Harris’s artistic career he focused on creating works on paper. However, in 2000, he started to work with textiles. Harris’s practice focuses on mark making, abstract imagery, repetition and pattern, still leaning towards drawing as his starting point, he now also using dying, stitching and cutting cloth as mediums for drawing.
.William Morris Wallpaper. William Morris (1834-1896), English designer, craftsman, and social visionary, profoundly influenced the decorative arts in the 19th century. Allied with the Pre-Raphaelite school of painting and inspired by an idealized vision of the artists of the Middle Ages, his original designs redefined the standards of Victorian taste.