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Living and working in: Knutsford, Cheshire, UK   

Date of birth: 22/5/50

Training and Experience:


Stockport College- Foundation Course 1967-1969
Coventry College of Art and Design – 1969-1972
Art Therapy Training – 1982-85 
Art therapist for Richmond Fellowship, Cheshire Social Services, Greater Manchester and Lancashire Council on Alcoholism – 1985-1989 
Provider of INSET training for teachers for various L.E.As 
Workshop/projects/project management/residencies within educational settings: Primary, Secondary, F.E, Adult Education, and INSET/CPD 
Residential and non-residential workshops and residencies for adults and  community groups, in educational and museum and gallery settings. 
Commissioned work for public and domestic spaces.
BBC radio and television broadcasts, including ‘Home Front’ and ‘The Best of Home Front’

Previous Exhibitions:
Galerie ‘t Hemeltje, Dordrecht, Holland 
Rothschild Auditorium, Haifa, Israel
San Genaro, Los Angeles 
Artizana, Prestbury, Cheshire 
Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool 
Royal Exchange Theatre Craft Centre, Manchester 
Grosvenor Museum, Chester 
Ruthin Craft Centre, N. Wales 
Drumcroon Arts Centre, Wigan 
Rowley House Museum, Shrewsbury 
Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen, Wales 
Oriel Ynys Môn, Anglesey
Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire 
Manchester Jewish Museum
Moot Hall Museum, Daventry
Pendle Heritage Centre, Lancashire
Mid- Pennine Arts, Burnley, Lancashire
Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Cheshire
Norton Priory Museum, Runcorn
Nantwich Museum
The Gateway Arts and Education Centre, Shrewsbury
Cheshire Libraries Arts Tour
Denbighshire County Council Touring Show
Castle Park Arts Centre, Frodsham, Cheshire
Piece Hall, Halifax
Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead
Platform Gallery, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Recent Exhibitions
Bankfield Museum, Halifax – Solo Exhibition Farfield Mill, Sedbergh, Cumbria – Solo Exhibition        
Nantwich Museum, Cheshire
The Brindley, Runcorn, Cheshire

Residencies:
Oakwood High School and Youth Centre, Salford
Timperley Library, Trafford
Manchester Ship Canal Centenary, Trafford Libraries
Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley, Lancashire.
“Year of the Artist”: Burnley General Hospital & Pendle Community Hospital                         
Risley Moss Nature Reserve, Birchwood, Warrington
“The Waiting Room”: Brookvale Health Centre, Runcorn
Green Lane Secondary School, Timperley, Cheshire.
Broadheath Primary School, Altrincham, Cheshire

Collections/Commissions:
Barbara Lazaroff and Wolfgang Puck, Los Angeles, U.S.A 
Manchester University 
Burnley NHS Healthcare Trust
Manchester NHS Healthcare Trust
Stockport NHS Healthcare Trust/ Stockport Arts and Health
Westhope College, Shropshire 
Shropshire County Council 
Lancashire County Council Museums 
Grange Park Childrens Library, Blackpool 
Wycoller Country Park, Lancashire 
Risley Moss Nature Reserve, Cheshire 
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
Halton Borough Council
Neston and Ellesmere Port Borough Council
Knowsley Borough Council
Irwell Valley Housing Association
Cheshire County Council/” Cheshire Millennium Pilgrimage”
Vale Royal Borough Council

Awards:
1993 – North West Arts Board, Publicity and Promotion Grant 
1999 – Baring Foundation 
2003 – Trafford Borough Council, Creative Industries Development Fund 
2006 – Arts Council England Research and Development Grant 

Current Project: DVI Clinic Textile Project, Jerusalem

Other Activities/Memberships:
Cheshire Artists Network

Publications:

“RAG RUG CREATIONS: AN EXPLORATION OF COLOUR AND SURFACE”  by Lynne Stein (publ. Bloomsbury)
‘SHEDDING THE SHACKLES: WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT THROUGH CRAFT” by Lynne Stein (publ. Bloomsbury MARCH 2021)

Work featured in the following books:
‘Ragwork’ by Lizzie Reakes (publ. Lorenz Books) 
‘Rag Rug Inspirations’ by Juliet Bawden (publ. Cassell) 
‘Rag Rugs’ by Ann Davies (publ. Letts) 
‘Rag Rugs’ By JuJu Vail (publ. Apple)

Work featured in various magazines and journals