Author Archives: Sharon Mossbeck

About Sharon Mossbeck

Sharon Mossbeck is a conceptual artist based in Sheffield. Mossbeck's work focuses on themes of death and religion, often presented in a vibrant, hedonistic manner. While based on themes of death, her work is more easily read as a celebration of life while questioning what may happen beyond. Mossbeck works in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture using found objects, photography and textiles. Available for commissions.

Measure: An Exhibition at Sheffield Cathedral

Measure: An exhibition at Sheffield Cathedral.   British art group Oracles have undertaken a project to explore the human soul. The group is made up of Gill Alderson, Michael Borkowsky, Sylvia Causer, Andrea Freeman, and Sharon Mossbeck. Each of the … Continue reading

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Running a Participatory Cross-stitch Project

Back in late 2014, when I began my Thread of Life project, I asked people to make and submit their own version of a pattern I had designed, inspired by a strand of DNA. I was blown away as the … Continue reading

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Reflections on The Thread of Life

My large scale cross-stitch work The Thread of Life (sharing it’s title with the project I ran alongside it), took one year to complete. I had set myself a deadline to ensure that I had an unfinished piece of work. … Continue reading

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A Note on Cross-stitch as Craft

In my last couple of blog posts I have written about how I want to use cross-stitch as a form of contemporary fine art. In the past this has got me in to trouble with cross-stitchers who have misunderstood my … Continue reading

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The Beginning of My Work with Cross-stitch

When I began working with cross-stitch as a form of contemporary fine art, I didn’t want to just be producing any old picture as a cross-stitch pattern. There are thousands of cross-stitch kits out there if you just want to … Continue reading

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Contemporary Art Cross-stitch

I’ve been neglecting my blog for some time now, and wanted to start writing again about my Contemporary Art Cross-stitch practice, as I prepare to begin work on several new projects. Contemporary Art Cross-stitch is a name I created to … Continue reading

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Alternative Portraits

Artists Michael Borkowsky and Sharon Mossbeck present Alternative Portraits, an open call exhibition of non-traditional portraiture to be run at Access Space, Sheffield, from 8th September – 4th October 2017. Submissions have now closed, and artists will be contacted in … Continue reading

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Art Sale

Unfortunately we have decided to cancel the Platform exhibition at Exchange Place Studios this weekend. However, the online art sale continues. Please take a look at the work available, and share the link with others who may be interested. Money … Continue reading

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Platform Art Sale

Myself and 5 other artists will be going to Athens in May, to exhibit work as part of Documenta 14. To help fund the trip, we have organised an art sale and later in April and exhibition of works for … Continue reading

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Exhibition Opportunity in Athens

In May I will be taking part in a group exhibition in Athens called Platforms. In an effort to raise funds we are calling out to artists to exhibit small works to be part of the show. We are charging everyone £5, … Continue reading

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