Nigel Atkinson works from his studios in north west London and the rural community of the south of France.
His work spans the forms of drawing, painting, photography, textile and fibre.
From his background at Portsmouth and Winchester Schools of Art, he specialised in textiles and has 30 year’s experience in hand processes of screen printing, weaving, embroidery, dying and resist and working with craftsmen from England, Italy, France, India, Nepal, Japan and more recently Mexico.
Current Projects and Collaborations:
* Residency in San Augustin Arts Centre with Calvi Studio, Oaxaca, Mexico
* Cochineal: a study and body of work based on its history, cultural significance and emotional associations.
* Development of naturally dyed and hand tufted rugs.
V & A Museum, London
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Fashion, institute of Technology, New York