Becky Dodman Wainwright
Becky is a textile artist and designer based in South East Cornwall, UK. Her work explores traditional crafts to produce thought-provoking textile collections.
With a passion for interiors, Becky Dodman (now Becky Dodman Wainwright) is a multi-disciplinary textile artist and designer with a colourful and bold style. Having worked for over a decade in the textile industry and as a lecturer at Plymouth College of Art, the Devon born designer is creating from a diverse heritage of Chinese and Colombian influence. Dodman’s adventurous approach to her methods, incorporate a personable and collaborative style at her core. Taking traditional methods of tufting, tapestry and knit, Dodman transforms these methods which result in her instantly recognisable, fun and vibrant contemporary artworks.
Becky is creative with an advanced understanding of technical knit developments (for the domestic knitting machine), tapestry weaving, crochet for 3D forms, and tufting (gun) for rug outputs.
Becky works part time at Plymouth College of Art lecturing in the BA Hons Textiles Department. Here recent project, Tasseography Textiles was featured in the New York Talking Textiles Magazine, edition Generation 2020; Cover Magazine (international rug and interior magazine); at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen Making It Exhibition in late 2021, and a 3 week solo show supported by Arts Council England, at Ocean Studios, Plymouth, late 2021.