• Polly Meynell

    Contemporary Textiles

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    'The Goddess Mary'

    Detail from an altar cloth for the lady Chapel of St Etheldreda's Church in Fulham. Six square metres of embroidered woolen cloth.

  • About the artist

    Bespoke contemporary textiles, surface embroidery, layering, colour and silk...

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    Textiles to arrest and ponder

    Polly Meynell lives in West Sussex and makes bespoke textile art works for individuals, private homes, public buildings, and sacred spaces.

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    Sussex Life Magazine.

    'At home with Artist Polly Meynell'

    An article about our house and my working life at home

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    'How to dress a female Bishop'. BBC Radio 4

    An interview on Woman's Hour about the making of robes for Bishop Rachel Treweek. Click on image to hear interview.

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    Interview with Rev. Dr. Lorraine Cavanagh

    A converstaion about art and it's impact in ecclesisatical settings. Click on the image to link.

    Community Art

    Stitching the Cathedral. Bradford's community art piece.

    This short video describes the value of a community art project in bringing people together over a common goal.

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    'The Maiden and the Mulberry'

    In 2022 the Worshipful Company of Mercers' commissioned an artwork to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth. This book documents the design and making process. Please message me directly to order a copy.

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    'The making of the robes'

    A book on the creation of the inaugural robes for the first female Bishop of Gloucester

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    'Bradford Cathedral. Contemporary Textiles'

    A book detailing the creation of new textiles for the 50th anniversary of Bradford Cathedral

  • Showcase

    On film

    A short film, shot and produced by Bea Harmston was created during the Summer of 2020, giving a little insight into my working practice.

  • Contact

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