Donna Rumble-Smith

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Books of the Unexpected. The Makers Guild in Wales, Cardiff - September 2014

Digital Encounters. University for the Creative Arts, Canturbury  -June 2014

Narrative Remains. Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracy, Devon - January 2014

SpinExpo. Shanghai - 2013

Talking Textiles. Collaboration with Noel Connor, Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford -2013

Grassington Festival Arts Trail installation, Yorkshire - June 2012

Type/Script. Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk Lancashire -  January 2011

Wanderlust. Bonington Gallery, Nottingham. - January -  2011

Grammar and Heather - Beetroot Tree Gallery, Derbyshire - 2010

Nottingham Castle Open Exhibition, Nottingham - 2010

Yard Gallery, Wollaton Park, Nottingham - 2009

Talent - Designhuis, Eindhoven, Netherlands - 2009

Making the Future Exhibition - Bonington Gallery, Nottingham - 2009

Forge Mill Needle Museum - Redditch - 2009

MA Exposition Bonington Gallery Nottingham - 2009

New Designers, London - 2009

The Styling Project – Nottingham Castle Gallery - 2008

Publication / Work Featured in Books

Loughborough University, School of the Arts. TRIP: An international symposium exploring the role and relevance of traditional ‘hand skills’ in contemporary textiles, and the value and status of craft process - November 2011.  In collaboration with Tina Downes and Tessa Acti.

Digital Embroidery: Intuitive Process based on Tacit Knowledge or Dichotomy between Computer Screen and Material Reality?

Text in Textile Art, Sarah Impey 2013

Machine Stitch Perspectives, Alice Kettle, Jane McKeating 2010


Winner of the Charles Henry Foyle Trust Stitched Textile competition, 2009.

Teaching and Lecturing