Kim Tillyer is a freelance artist and designer, living and working
in a remote area of the North York Moors. In 2008 she graduated with a BA
(Hons) in Textiles and Surface Design and spent a year producing printed and
embroidered designs for a children’s wear agent, selling work in Japan and
Her work is inspired by the plants and animals of the North. Myth
and superstition, dark forests, broken hearts, and traditional folk tales in
which lovers are transformed into bears and owls wish to be flowers.
She has exhibited and sold work in various galleries in North
Yorkshire, taken part in the Sketchbook Project and undertaken
special commissions for local businesses as well as selling her range of hand
made, printed and embroidered accessories online, via Etsy, and as a tenant of the Joe Cornish Gallery.
Kim also writes about her inspirations, trials and tribulations,
the joys of moorland life and her very creative family in her blog