prism textiles group Stitchery Stories textile art podcast Wide Art detail of 'Harbouring' by Haley Mills-Styles

Prism Textiles Group members Hayley Mills-Styles and Maria Walker share behind-the-scenes challenges of helping to organise an annual textile art exhibition which features work from the groups’ international members.

Hayley & Maria explain the background and history of this well-known exhibiting group, and then we dive into the details of organising and marketing the annual exhibition.

This is a fascinating insight into the details of how such exhibitions spring into life, and the work that goes on behind-the-scenes by so many members.

The 2023 exhibition with a theme of ‘Warped’ is at The Art Pavillion, Mile End Park, East London from April 20th to May 1st

Susan Weeks chats with Hayley & Maria about:

  • Connections & collaborations within the group
  • The history of Prism Textiles Group All Pages
  • How the group organises itself
  • Setting submission dates to support consistent event marketing
  • Planning the exhibition
  • Using social media to spotlight members textile art 
  • and so much more! 




Discover Hayley Mills-Styles

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Other places & people we mentioned: 

Art Pavilion, Mile End Park, Clinton Road, London, E3 4QY

North Yorkshire Open Studios

The House Of Smalls

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