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Shannon Weber – All things wild and lost

Shannon Weber – All things wild and lost
Self taught artist Shannon Weber has been making woven objects and mixed media sculpture for over 28 years. Her organic textile art is known for the use of unusual collected materials such as Pacific coastal debris and sea kelps. Shannon lives in Cottage Grove ...

52 + Much More from Fiber Artist, Ellen Schiffman

52 + Much More from Fiber Artist, Ellen Schiffman
Written by: Nancy Moore Ellen Schiffman has shown her award-winning work widely in local and national galleries. She creates wearables as well as art pieces for the wall.  The “52 Box Project,” a year-long project in which she filled a 9”x 9” box eac ...

Sarah Davidson: Textiles and illustration

Sarah Davidson: Textiles and illustration
Sarah Davidson has a background in illustration, which plays a prevalent role in the creation of her distinctive style of textile art. Her work fuses modernism and nostalgia to great effect. Having graduated with First Class Honours from Cleveland College of A ...

Nike Schroeder: Drawing without a pen

Nike Schroeder: Drawing without a pen
Berlin-based artist Nike Schroeder creates two distinct types of work; breathtakingly beautiful embroidered illustrations and more abstract work, using threads to emulate the appearance of dripping paint. Much of her figurative work examines the idealized bea ...

10 tips for writing your artist statement

10 tips for writing your artist statement
No matter the medium, from textiles to fashion photography, one skill an artist needs to perfect is that which truly connects the work to their intended audience: The artist statement. Many artists have significant problems when it comes to talking or writing ...

Debbie Smyth: Inspired by memories

Debbie Smyth: Inspired by memories
Textile artist Debbie Smyth is best known for her incredible large-scale thread drawings which beautifully blur 2D and 3D work. Since establishing her practice in 2009 Debbie has worked with many high profile clients both nationally and internationally includi ...

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