December 2023: So utterly chuffed to say that 'Conversation with death' won the Behind The Artist Portrait Prize - thank you so much to everyone who voted in the public vote. Your support means everything.
June 2023: I am pleased to announce that I am now an associate member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art.
April 2022: My artwork has been included in the Women Art special edition of Collect Art magazine. The edition can be purchased here- collect art
April 2022: A massive thank you to Gary from Fiber Talk podcast for inviting me to chat about my life as an artist. Condensed down to an hour you can follow this link FIBERTALK to listen or find it on the normal platforms for listening to podcasts.
September 2021: A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of chatting with Anne from Timeless Textiles about my art in general and my portrait of Sue Stone which is on display in the gallery.
August 2021: I have been invited by Dover Arts Development and lead Artist Gwen Hedley to participate in the 'Threading Together' project. To embroider a plate of food referencing food cultures or memories, these completed plates will be exhibited together on an embroidered Chinese tablecloth alongside a photographic project.
May 2021: I have had my artwork included in the eyecatchers gallery in the faces edition of Textiel Plus magazine- FACES
November 2020: Over 200 portraits from the #portraitsfornhsheroes have been made into a beautiful book, which also has some of the back stories too. The book also includes my portrait of Nurse Thaya Boys. All the profits go to the NHS charities, and the book is available to buy from Bloomsbury, click here to buy.
August 2020: I took part in the #portraitsfornhsheroes campaign during lockdown. An online exhibition has now gone live which has stories from artists and the medical staff and on view 780 of the portraits which have been created. To view click here: NHSheroes
March 2020: TextileArtist.org have ask myself and four other stitch based artists to set challenges during this current lockdown situation. My challenge goes live on April 6th and can be found here: Emily Challenge
January 2020: The BTO have invited me to include the sketch of the dead Wood Warbler in their RED 67 book. Each bird on the endangered red list have been captured by artists and written about to celebrate them. The book launches on February 14th, to read about the book please click here: RED67
December 2019: The lovely people at TextileArtist.org have invited me back to talk about my creative process. In this interview I discuss how the piece 'Conversation With Death' was inspired to sneaky look in my sketchbook and the stitching process. To read the article visit the website here:
May 2019: I now have a store on red bubble, I have selected artworks which can now be bought decorating phone cases, clothing and journals. My store is titled artbyemilytull. Please click below to be sent there-
February 2019: On October 29th 2018 Theo Paphitis selected me as one of his winners for SBS - Small Business Sunday and February 12th was the annual event. Great talks, networking and meeting Theo himself. I learnt a lot and will be making changes.
December 2018: My interview with TextileArtist.org is now live! You can read it by clicking below
October 2018: Pleased to announced that I am now a #SBS winner - Small Business Sunday campaign devised by Dragon's Den Theo Paphitis.
May 2017: I am pleased to announce that I won the Kent Creative Award for Visual Arts (non digital). For details of all the finalists-prizes
November 2016: I now have a series of 5 wildlife artwork as fine art giclee prints. All are on 310gsm A4 paper and are a limited edition of 50 of each design. Available to buy: etsy