About

Dawn Johnson, MA ( Lon)

Currently lives and works in Lewes, East Sussex. UK

Dawn Johnson trained as a textile designer/ maker studying at Epsom school of Art, Cumbria,  Bath and London Universities.

She specialises in constructed textiles, creating hand tufted rugs which are sculpted to create a 3-dimensional surface.

Dawn is also an avid painter, printmaker and felt maker.

Dawn produces woodcut, lino and mono prints. The techniques are used to explore and respond to the fundamental elements of process and the source material.

Her work centres on her love and passion for colour, pattern and texture in different cultures and contexts, and  she loves exploring how materials can be unpredictable.

Dawn has exhibited her work at Carlisle’sTullie House Gallery,  Lewes Art wave, The Paddock Studios in Lewes and Made in Croydon events.

Dawn is also a creative educator who provides adult 1-day courses on felt making and tapestry weaving in the historic town of Lewes.