Textile artist, Sue Ingles, from Silsden, is a founder member of the flaX textile group of artists.
Sue has a background in further education teaching and support and has a life-long interest in textiles and art history, and in particular the social context of textiles, as depicted in painting. This has inspired her own textile designs, including those related to World War 1, the Florentine Renaissance Silk Industry and the North’s Industrial Heritage.
Her first honours degree was in Literature and History of Art and vocational art studies include a NCFE Certificate in Art & Design Studies, Art Foundation Diploma in 2004 and HND in Fashion and Textiles, 2007.
Sue’s work has been exhibited widely across North England, including: Bradford Open; Platform Gallery; Yorkshire Craft Gallery; Cliffe Castle, Keighley; Gawthorpe Hall; Bankfield Museum, Halifax; East Riddlesden Hall (National Trust), near Keighley; Industrial Museum, Bradford; and the Helmshore Textile Museum. She was a prize-winner in the 2012 Calderdale Open exhibition.
Sue is also a member of Embroiderers’ Guild and the ‘Starting Points’ Group at the Bankfield Museum.