Category Archives: Gillian Taylor

Devon Open Studios

I’m exhibiting during Devon Open Studios on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September at Cockwood Village Hall (near Starcross and Dawlish), Devon. Cockwood is a scenic village on the Exe Estuary and there are two pubs where you can get … Continue reading

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Japanese Anemones

  Some time ago, a friend gave me an old Japanese book which had been damaged by insects. She thought it would be something I could use in my work. I kept the book for over a year before I … Continue reading

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Devon Open Studios

I’m taking part in Devon Open Studios on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September. Our exhibition is at Cockwood Village Hall EX6 8NU between 11am and 6pm each day. Also taking part in the exhibition are watercolourist Tony Bird and photographer Jane Hirst. We’ll … Continue reading

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Theatre programmes

I was commissioned to make a collection of envelopes using these wonderful old theatre programmes. It was an enjoyable challenge selecting the most significant pieces of text from the programmes and then making sure that they were still visible when … Continue reading

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Remembrance

As November 11th approaches, I’ve been thinking about Eric, an aircraft engineer based in Southampton during World War II. I’m fortunate enough to have Eric’s love letters, which is a great privilege. Eric wrote to his love two or three times … Continue reading

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Devon Open Studios

On Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 September 2012, I’m exhibiting with two other artists during Devon Open Studios. We’ll be at Cockwood Village Hall EX6 8NU from 11am to 6pm on both days. I’m showing some new work continuing on the … Continue reading

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Seeking Sgt Schulist

I’m searching for Sgt Joseph F Schulist 16005837 who was an American GI in World War II. He wrote to a WREN based in England and I’ve been using the love letters in my work. It’s a romantic story and … Continue reading

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