Heather Belcher

Heather Belcher is an artist specialising in hand made felting processes. She exhibits and teaches nationally and internationally and is represented by the Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery in London. She has work in a number of public collections including the Crafts Council and Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

Describe your approach to teaching

I like to create a friendly environment in which students are encouraged to explore, experiment and develop ways to generate a personal visual language.

What inspires your own work?

My own work is inspired by the histories and processes associated with hand made felt and particularly with it's reference to the human figure through early felt body 'coverings'.

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