Richard McVetis

Richard McVetis

Artist / Designer / Visual ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Richard McVetis

Richard McVetis

Artist / Designer / Visual ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Finalist of the 2018 Loewe Craft Prize, Richard McVetis is one of the leading contemporary hand embroidery artists in the UK today. His minimalist work is an endless exploration, not just of form but of the reclamation and potential of process and repetition within stitch. Richard’s art work has been celebrated in galleries, art fairs and museums across the world including Iceland, Ukraine, Pakistan, South Korea, UAE and the USA. Richard is also experienced Visual Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Fashion and Homeware industry. Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design.Tenacious work ethic, with strong visual, spatial and commercial awareness.
  • Variations of a Stitched Cube
    Variations of a Stitched CubeVariations Of A Stitched Cube is a series of hand-embroidered cubes based on the composite number sixty and the systems in which we measure time. Each cube measures sixty millimetres in height, width and depth. The scale and proportion relating to ‘the hand’ and the process of making itself. The cubes will be presented in a sequence, recording time through multiples of hand-embroidered dots measured in increasing and enforced increments of one hour. Starting with the first cube at one hour of st
Projects credited in
  • TOAST Re-New at Kettle's Yard
    TOAST Re-New at Kettle's YardIn Autumn 2019, TOAST partnered with Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge to produce an exhibition – TOAST Re-New - that explored the idea that clothes can have a life beyond their first wearer.
  • Art Creation
  • Art Curation
  • Visual Manager
  • Space Planning
  • Space Design
  • Workshop Delivery
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Design
  • Art
  • Retail Design
    MAThe Royal College of Art
     - London, United Kingdom
    MA in Constructed Textiles
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    Manchester Metropolitan University logo
    Batchelor of ArtsManchester Metropolitan University
     - Manchester, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) Embroidery