LYNDA SHELL LYNDA SHELL TEXTILE ARTIST/DESIGNER/MAKER

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TEXTILE ARTIST 

Costume - ager/dyer for Film & TV.

Private textile commissions and Art gallery exhibitions.

Design and make a contemporary collection of silkscreen printed bags for sale at galleries & boutiques.


FILM & TV

2022 Bad Wolf (TWK) Ltd - The Winter King - Costume Ager/dyer- Dailies Season 1
HOD: Sarah Godwin/ Sarah Pasricha


2021 Bad Wolf (HDM3) Ltd - His Dark Materials - Costume Ager/Dyer- Contract & dailies - season 3
HOD: Sarah Godwin COSTUME DESIGNER: Caroline McCall

2021- 1803 Films Ltd -Prizefighter - Assistant Breakdown Artist - Dailies
HOD: Alex Foster COSTUME DESIGNER: Hayley Nebauer

2021- Lucas Film Production, Dragon Studios - Willow - Assistant Costume Maker - Dailies 
HOD: Lynne Donoghue

2021- Dawn Chorus Films - Monster Heart- Freelance Costume maker & alterations
COSTUME DESIGNER: Hayley Nebauer
            
2017 - Student film, On the Brink Costume Maker, Prop sourcing & making

2008 - Greenwich Theatre - Jack & the Beanstalk - Costume breakdown & prop maker

1997 - Art-Fx - BBC's It’s a Knockout- Costume maker


Textile Skills
Dyeing & dyeing techniques| silkscreen printing | pattern design/repeat | photoshop design | heat transfer print | flocking | felt making | professional sewing skills - dress making, alterations & repairs, curtains, blinds & soft furnishings | textile prop making | Ageing & distressing textiles|


SCENIC ART - Set painting, set dressing & props
2011-2020 - Keith Davies Photography -set painting, prop sourcing & set dressing  
1997-2006 - 16:9 Photography -set painting, prop sourcing & set dressing 
2000 - Dave Manton Photography - prop sourcing & set dressing 
1999 - Pinegate Photography - prop sourcing & set dressing 
1997 - Art-Fx - TV - Set and prop painting , backdrops 
2016-2020 - Craft in the Bay, Makers Guild in Wales -Window display & prop making/sourcing


Scenic Art Skills
Scenic painting | prop sourcing | prop making | set dressing | wallpapering | power tool & basic DIY skills |Ageing & distressing |


TEXTILE ART EXHIBITIONS
2023 - Coming of Age - Shibori dyed & stitched art installation 
2019-2021 - Wool Works - shibori dyed handmade wool bag collection
2014-2017 -Apron Strings - hand embroidered & printed art installation
2016 - Linen Futures - pattern design & silkscreen printed linen
2013 - Utility - papier-mâché fine art installation
2011 -Festival of Quilts -fine art textile quilt installation
2010 -Enchanted Heritage - print & stitch mixed media fine art installation
2005 - National Eistedfodd - fine art soft furnishings textile collection - shortlisted for the Gold Award for Craft & Design                         



PROFESSIONAL THEATRE WORK
1991 - Welsh National Opera - Don Pasquale - Touring Wardrobe Mistress
1990-1992 - Welsh National Opera - Touring Wardrobe Assistant 
1989-1992 New Theatre, Cardiff - Backstage Dresser 


QUALIFICATIONS
BA Contemporary Textile Practice
2001-2004 - First Class Honours - University of Wales Institute Cardiff

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Makers Guild in Wales - Resident Artist/Maker
Makers and Practitioners (MaP) - Welsh textile artist group

Cardiff based with my own workshop if required.

E: lynda@lyndashelltextiles.co.uk
M: 07764447563