1 Sep 2019

The exhibition "SWARM: Artists respond to the pollinator crisis" can be seen at at Vestry House Museum and Garden until 26 January 2020, alongside a host of pollinator-themed engagement events for all ages.

13 May 2019

I'm busy making work for SWARM - Artists Respond to the Pollinator Crisis, a new group exhibition that will open at Vestry House Museum on 14 June, just in time to be part of the 2019 E17 Art Trail, Walthamstow's fabulous biennial art festival - and this year also coinciding with Waltham Forest being London's first Borough of Culture !

The other artists in the show will be Anna Alcock, Hannah Ford, Miyuki...

25 Feb 2019

Uthra Rajgopal, assistant curator at the Whitworth, has written a great article about my work in the January 2019 issue of Selvedge Magazine. 

Also, I am delighted to be invited to speak about "Textiles, politics and the politics of textiles" at Selvedge Magazine's Social on 27 February: Text-tile Messaging: the Politics of Cloth. Other speakers will include Dr Annabella Pollen,  Principal Lecturer and Ac...

14 Nov 2018

"A Tale of Two Visions", ink on rice paper. Private collection

After its successful (albeit very short!) run at Winns Gallery, the "Reading Between the Limes" exhibition will move to Walthamstow Village Window Gallery from 17 November to 14 December. In this exhibition local artists respond to the threat of losing 81 trees, including many mature trees from Lime Tree Walk - as part of a controversial town...

27 Oct 2018

As the last week of her "Wonder and Dread" exhibition at Bradford Industrial Museum approaches, artist Alke Schmidt talks about the engagement programme related to the exhibition.

15 Aug 2018

Artist Alke Schmidt describes the process of making "The Work of Salts", her commission for Salts Mill, on display in the Mill's People & Process Gallery

4 Jun 2018

Fashion Revolution's Sarah Ditty, phannatiq's Anna Skodbo, academic Mark Sumner and artist Alke Schmidt discuss in a panel event at Bradford Industrial Museum what has changed in global fashion supply chains since the Rana Plaza disaster 5 years ago.

31 Mar 2018

My latest work, a large painting inspired by Salts Mill and its fascinating history, will go on display at Salts Mill from 5 May, in time for the Saltaire Arts Trail, 5-7 May. I will give a talk about the work at Salts Mill on Sunday 6 May 3 PM.

27 Feb 2018

15 March, Bradford Industrial Museum: Artist Alke Schmidt gives a talk in her "Wonder & Dread" exhibition (11AM) and takes part in "Clothes to die for?" - a panel discussion on (un)sustainable fashion 5 years on from the Rana Plaza disaster (1-3 PM).

27 Nov 2017

Researching and making an artwork in response to Salt's alpaca/silk lustre fabrics.

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