Following the completion of her C&G in Creative Embroidery in 1988 she gained her Adult Education Teaching Certificate and taught C&G Embroidery and Local Authority classes for many years.
Whilst living in Hertfordshire she was twice Chairman of the local Embroiderers’ Guild and Secretary once.
Annwyn founded the ‘Images in Stitch’ Workshop and led this for 15 years until her move to Yorkshire, where she was a member of Textilia III for seven years.
She is part of PagePaperStitch, an exhibiting group of three book artists.
She has written over 200 articles for embroidery magazines and contributed to several books and has two books in ‘500 Handmade books’ published by Lark in 2013.
Her work is held in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Tate, Hertfordshire CC and the Universities of Northampton, Sheffield and Kentucky USA.
She has exhibited regularly since 1988, both as an individual and as part of a group.
Major exhibitions are listed below.
|1988||Embroidery’88 at the Commonwealth Institute|
|1990||British Ecclesiastical Embroidery at St Paul’s Cathedral|
|1991,94||‘Paper: A Celebration’, St. Albans|
|1999||United in Stitch – Kettering – Instigator and Organiser|
|2000||Knitting and Stitching Shows with Images in Stitch|
|2003-8||Fashion and Embroidery Shows with Textilia III|
|2006, 08, 09||Farfield Mill with Textilia III|
|2007 – 14||Contemporary Craven Christmas, Skipton|
|2008||Bowland Festival Platform Gallery, Clitheroe|
|2008,11,12,14,15||North Yorkshire Open Studios|
|2008, 09,11,12,14||Lancs and Yorks Open Textile Exhibition
|2010||‘On and Off the Wall’ Platform Gallery|
|2010, 11,12,13,14,15||International Artists Book Fair, Leeds University
|2010||‘Paper’ Keighley Arts Factory with PagePaperStitch|
|2011||Beach Hut Gallery Grange over Sands with PagePaperStitch|
|2012,13,14,15||Art in the Pen Skipton
‘Text’ Farfield Mill with PagePaperStitch
WaterStreet Gallery Todmorden
|2012||UNESCO Book Project Armenia|
|2013||‘To The Letter’ Platform Gallery Clitheroe
Silverdale Art Trail 2013
‘Bookmarks’ Signature Gallery Kendal with PagePaperStitch
Sheffield University International Artists Book Prize Exhibition
|2014||‘The Printed Page’ Abecedarian Gallery
Green Door Open Studios
‘Fold’ Farfield Mill with PagePaperStitch
‘Crafted by Hand’ Masham
Silverdale Art Trail 2014
Manchester Artists’ Book Fair
‘Lacemakers’ Stables Gallery, Twickenham
‘Artists’ Books’ Riverside Gallery, London
‘Behold’ Masham Gallery
|2015||‘The Printed Page’ Abecedarian Gallery Denver USA
Green Door Art Trail
BABE Bristol Artists’ Book Fair
‘Fusion’ Arteria Gallery, Lancaster
The Lime Gallery Settle
The Great Printed Exhibition, Rheged, Penrith
Crafted By Hand Masham