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Play Days - Textile Art Installation

1 Nov 18 - 26 Nov 19
Friday to Sunday, 11am-4pm

National Trust Rainham Hall, The Broadway, Rainham, Havering, London, RM13 9YN


Play Days textile installation

The artist, Connie Flynn, has been researching playtime memories from the children who went to Rainham Hall nursery and collecting ideas listed on our ‘Recollecting your nursery days’ exhibition sheets. Using recycled red children's aprons, Connie, will reflect and represent memories of play. The installation will set against the backdrop of the Hall and our latest exhibition. Our standard admission applies.

The display period for this installation has been extended to 26 November 2017, and is open to the public Friday to Sunday, 11am-4pm.

About the artist

Connie Flynn is an Essex based artist. Her multi skilled practice has evolved through experimenting and combining traditional techniques and modern practices. Using a variety of materials to work with both hand and machines skills. Connie’s practice consists of processes which can often represents social, cultural concepts in a textile history framework, crossing cultural and contextual boundaries between traditional craft and contemporary art.

Connie has a formal teacher training a B.A. (Hons) Art and Education, Post Graduate qualification in Art Therapy. Has extensive experience of residencies, school and community contexts, working with all ages and abilities. She recently completed a B.A. (Hons) Contemporary Textiles in Shetland, as a way of learning new skills to combine with other techniques. She finished her third year of the degree with a distinction.