Patron of Stroud International Textile Festival.


2019 NCCD. Sleaford, Lincolnshire. ‘Glimpses & Memories’.

2018 William Morris Gallery. London. ‘Weaving New Worlds’. 16 International Tapestry Weavers.

2018 Ruthin Craft Centre. North Wales (Solo). ‘Joy’

2018 Collect Open18. Saatchi Gallery London.

2017 The Holburne Museum. Bath. ‘Here and Now’ on tour. Conference

2017 MAC. Birmingham ‘Here and Now’ on tour

2017 ‘Heallreaf2’ The Brick Lane Gallery. London

2017 ‘Heallreaf2’ West Dean, Nr, Chichester, Sussex

2016 NCCD. ‘Here & Now.’ International Tapestry. Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Touring

2015 New Member Makers. CAA. London

2015 Kate Derum Award for small tapestries. Melbourne. Australia. Selected

2015 ‘Heallreaf’, West Dean, Nr. Chichester. Sussex

2015 Walford Mill Craft Centre. Wimborne Minster. Dorset. (Solo)

2014 Touchstones Rochdale Gallery. Rochdale, Lancashire. (Solo)

2014 Project Space. Collect. Saatchi Gallery. London.

2014 Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire. (Solo) ‘Wanderlust’.

2013 Kate Derum Award for small Tapestries. Melbourne, Australia Selected

2013 9thTriennial Gdynia. Poland. Selected and touring

2012 ‘Ori Rhythm ll’, Kyoto Art Centre, Kyoto, Japan

2012 Cotehele House. NT. Cornwall. Commission

2012 Blackwell House. Cumbria. ‘Woven from Nature’.

2011 Ruthin Craft Centre. North Wales. (Solo) ‘Reflections and Investigations’

2009 High Cross House. Dartington Hall. Devon.’ Sense of Place.

2005 Craft Study Centre. UCA Farnham. Surrey 2005—1972 Solo and joint exhibitions in UK, Europe and Australia

Public Collections

Newnham College, Cambridge

Whitworth Art Gallery. Manchester

Craft Study Centre. Farnham, Hampshire

County Museum Ove Arup

Private collections in UK, Europe, USA, Australia & Japan                                                                   


2014 Arts Council England 

2013 Textile Society Professional Development Award 

2013 Madelaine Mabey Trust 

2011 Gane Trust 


1992 Spitalfields. Urban Space Management

1992 Community Tapestry. Brewery Art Centre. Kendal

1990-91 Artist in Residence. Brewery Art Centre. Kendal

1989 Dorcan School. Swindon


Wanderlust. Catalogue 2014. Harley Gallery

Textiles. Mary Schoeser 2012

Reflections and Investigations. Catalogue 2011

Tapestry A Woven Narrative. Caron Penney & Tim Wilcox. 2011

A Sense of Place. Catalogue 2010. High Cross House

Off the Wall. Catalogue 2005

Journeys and Journals. Catalogue 2001

Telos Art Textiles of the World GB3.

Telos Portfolio Series No. 1. Jilly Edwards


I taught part time in HE and FE establishments in Bath, Harrogate, Carlisle and Newcastle-upon-Tyne from 1973–1990, and occasional master classes with exhibitions.


2003-2004 UCA. Farnham. Surrey.

1966-69 West of England College of Art

1980-82 Edinburgh College of Art