Shona Riaz – Scotland

Shona’s media of choice is wool, in particular, Shetland and Merino, a domestic textile and traditional material. Shona work in three dimensions making large needle felted heads of the Scottish Selkie; and textured hangings/reliefs based on the layered complexity of the Scottish landscape.

Shona wishes to use the time at Maelor to work on small experiments/techniques, especially wet felting, as opposed to needle felting, with reference to the tangled, minutiae of nature that is found on any road verge.

Selkie   Merino & Shetland Wool H52 xW20 xD26cm Selkie Woman. Merino & Shetland Wool, H55x27x27cm