"I want my work serve as indictment of the social condition in India in the 21st century."

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EXHIBITIONS

2021

9th January 2021

Letchworth Open, Broadway Gallery, Letchworth, Herts

December 2020 - January 2021

‘’2020'' - Instagram Exhibition (Bobby forsythe)

2020

December 3rd - January 3rd 2021
International Art Show Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, US


5th - 19th December 2020

Swiss Fiber Arts, Klostertorkel Gallery
Klostertorkel Maienfeld / Vorderwinkel 6 / 7304 Maienfeld, GR, Switzerland

3rd – 10th October 2020:

Swiss Fiber Arts, Un/Framed, Kunstraum Gallery, Winterthur, Switzerland

 22nd September 2020 - 30th December 2020

Society of Women Artists 159th Open Exhibition digital exhibition

24th August - 6th September 2020

Society of Designer craftsmen, INTO THE LIGHT, THE OXMARKET, Chichester, West Sussex

12th May - 31st July 2020

Prism textiles, in search of (im)possibilities digital exhibition

6th July 2020 - 31st August 2020

Hertfordshire Open 2020 digital exhibition

21st January - 15th February 2020

Textile Exhibition at the Open Door, High Street, Berkhampsted Herts

2019

25th October 2019 - 10th January 2020

The Gentle Explosive Art of Yarn Bombing, St Pancras Hospital, London


12th - 17th November 2019

The International Contemporary Stitched Art Exhibition, The Clerkenwell Gallery, London


8th October to 19th October 2019

Fragility, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham


7th - 21st September

Lovely's Gallery, Margate


20th July - 20th October 2019

The Art of Caring, St Pancras Hospital, London


10th June - 28th June 2019

Home Art Exhibition, Michaelhouse Café, Cambridge


28th May - 9th June 2019

Fragility, Prism, Hoxton Arches, London


21st January – 24th March 2019

Harley Open, Harley Gallery, Notts


15th January - 2nd February 2019

‘A few of my favourites’, Upstairs Gallery, Berkhamsted, Herts

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

BOOKS

Depth / Tiefe  - a fiber art project of the Swiss Hand Embroiderers' Guild 

TextileArt Around the World by Ellen Baker

Handmade in Britain: contemporary artisan's paperback by Suri Piyush

PRESS ARTICLES

Fiberart International
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · Page 61 May 10, 2013


Review of The Women's Art Show 2011
Fairfields Art Centre, Basingstoke: Fairfields' fine show by ladies by Joanna Mace, 10/03/2011 in the Basingstoke Gazette

WEB ARTICLES

http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Mother-Child-Stitch-Stories-exhibition/story-20248430-detail/story.html

Aran Illingworth | Artsbeat – Derbyshire's free arts magazine
artsbeatblog.com/tag/aran-illingworth/

Aran Illingworth: Embracing Indian heritage
http://www.textileartist.org/embracing-indian-heritage/

Meet the Artist Interview by Arnold's Attic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAyIgS-Enh4

"Her characters are challenging but entirely convincing with no hint of sentimentality in their composition. They come out at us, literally, as a tangible presence"

Geoff Robson

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AWARDS

 

THE PEOPLE'S PRIZE

2018

Broadway Festival Open Exhibition, Little Buckland Gallery

BEST IN SHOW PRIZE

2017

Lovely Gallery, Open Exhibition

NOMINATED FOR ARTS & CRAFTS DESIGN AWARD

2014

265 entries from 37 countries

PEOPLE'S PRIZE AT THE THEMED 'H' EXHIBITION

2012

Harley Gallery

UH ALUMNI PRIZE AT THE HERTFORDSHIRE OPEN EXHIBITION

2011

St. Albans

AN EMERGING DESIGNER AT ART, DESIGN & A TASTE OF SUMMER

May 2011

Blenheim Palace