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Carol Quarini

Textile artist and lacemaker



Carol's work has been displayed in many exhibitions in the UK and other European countries and can be seen on the Transition & Influence website. She is continuing her research with post-doctoral work at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) Farnham.

PhD 'The domestic veil: exploring the net curtain through the uncanny and the gothic' UCA Farnham (University of Brighton) 2016
MA in contemporary crafts (textiles) UCA Farnham 2009
City & Guilds lacemaking Part II 1995
City & Guilds lacemaking Part I 1993

BSc Biology, London University
MSc Information Science, City University

Carol is co-founder and director of the Lace Research Network, established as a centre of excellence for the study of lace and the lace-like at UCA Farnham.

2013 Alice Kettle, Lace installation for Garden of England at the National Maritime Museum, Queen’s House
2012 Lesley Millar, Transparent boundaries project.
2007 Loop pH, Sonumbra lace construction in luminescent wire

Quarini, C. Book review of Lace:here:now. Textile History 2015; 46(1): 138-139
Quarini, C. Conference review of Lace: the transgressive thread. Textile History 2014; 45(2): 261-262
Quarini, C. The cut works of Piper Shepard. Selvedge May/June 2014: 90-91
Quarini, C. The Lace Research Network. Lace 2014; 154: 49
Quarini C. Queen Anne’s lace. Lace 2013; 151: 44-45
Quarini C. Cloth and memory. Lace 2012; 147: 46-47
Quarini C. The transparent domestic boundary. In: Lost in Lace. Lesley Millar (ed) Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 2011
Quarini C. Discover a world of inspiration. Embroidery 2011 Sept/Oct: 47
Quarini C. The lace mat with a voice. Lace 2010; 137: 20-21
Quarini C. In the background: silk paper. Lace 2007; 125: 17-19