Tina Crawford

Come out of the closet, Croydon!

Posted on October 26th, by Bartholomew Konechni in Culture. No Comments

Time to stop hiding from our Croydon roots and embrace the modernism and hope that comes with our town

In 2016, Croydon is one of the unhappiest places to live in the UK, according to a Rightmove survey. To me it’s obvious that the central cause of this result is that Croydon hasn’t learnt to live with itself yet. It’s failed to come out of the closet … Read More »

Event review: Tina Crawford’s ‘Unnatural Histories’ at RISE Gallery

Posted on February 25th, by Charles Barber in Culture. 2 comments

Charles Barber went to RISE Gallery and got really into… embroidery

If I told you that the modern, cutting edge RISE Gallery is currently holding an exhibition of embroidery, you might think the place had gone a little bit soft. Yet the wonderful embroidered pictures by the artist Tina Crawford are a far cry from the dainty patterns and flowers you can imagine ladies working on … Read More »