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Caron Penney

Artist and artisan tapestry weaver

Arundel, West Sussex


art, tapestry, textiles


£800 — £6000


The art of tapestry weaving is one which Caron Penney has developed over a career which has involved the creation of artwork for artists such as Gillian Ayres, Martin Creed and Tracey Emin.

Penney is an artist and has exhibited both nationally and internationally and is a member of the Contemporary Applied Arts and the 62 Group of Textile Artists.
In 2013 Penney opened her own studio, Atelier Weftfaced, where she makes tapestry to commission and sale.


William Morris Gallery

16 Jun 2018
Tapestries have always told stories. In this exhibition 15 women artists from the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Japan weave the stories of our time: the possibilities, the hopes and lost chances.

London Craft Week

10 May 2018
Atelier Weftfaced at the Royal Society of Sculptors: The Martin Creed Commission: Katharine Swailes and Caron Penney of Atelier Weftfaced will discuss the process of creating hand woven tapestries for the artist and musician Martin Creed.

House & Garden Magazine

02 Oct 2017
In the November issue of House & Garden Magazine (pages 76-77) Emily Tobin talks to master weavers Caron Penney and Katharine Swailes about their work and the artists they have collaborated with.

Available for commissions


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