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Karen Armitstead was trained at Manchester along with Sarah Longlands and Alan Singleton, both fine artists, but she in the textiles department, specialising in embroidery. Soon she was very soon experimenting with all kinds of techniques, using her poor hard working machine to stitch through enormously thick layers of paper and cloth.


Her graduation show was nearly a sell-out.


She married her husband Tony before she had finished at art college, but now that their three girls are getting older she has decided to return to her studies, and now, armed with her PGCE teaches in adult education at Blackpool and Fylde College. As well as this she teaches textiles to the preliminary Foundation Course or people planning to take a BA in fine art.


Her work has changed much over the last few years, as can be seen by looking through these images. They always, though, have a vibrant, impressionist style, are richly textured and a joy to look at.

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