CALVER, Jacques Lawrence

1992 - ?

Jacques Lawrence Calver was born in Ipswich in 1992, son of Jonathan Hugh Calver (1 October 1950-5 August 2008) and his wife Heidi Elaine née Furrer, who married in Deben District of Suffolk in 1981. Jacques graduated from London College of Fashion in 2014 with a B.A. in Creative Direction. A textile artist in which many of the techniques refer to historical modes of fabric production, such as African mud cloth, strip cloth, and Batik resist dying. There is also strong reference to Japanese folk art such as Boro textiles as a means of recycling or re-purposing materials. Through using a range of materials such as linen, cotton, silk, and jute, as well as re-purposed domestic fabrics, the works look to explore the aesthetic and functional properties of the materials. He exhibited at the Royal Academy.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Bothy House, Sudbourne Hall, Sudbourne Park, Orford, Suffolk
2015 855 Ecstasy - textile

Works by This Artist