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Alice Fox: The Textile Study Group

Alice Fox: The Textile Study Group
The Textile Study Group (TSG) is a group of nationally and internationally recognised textile artists and tutors, well known for innovative and challenging approaches to art practice and contemporary teaching. The objectives of the group are to cultivate and a ...

Mandy and Alice Pattullo: Drawing support

Mandy and Alice Pattullo: Drawing support
Mandy Pattullo is a textile artist and tutor, known for her textile collages. Her book was published by Batsford this autumn. Coincidentally, Mandy’s illustrator daughter Alice Pattullo also released a book this autumn: , a children’s picture book publishe ...

Textile artists inspired by architecture

Textile artists inspired by architecture
Throughout the year we’ve taken a closer look at the materials and subjects that inspire some of our top artists to make their work extraordinary. From felt and wool to birds and landscapes, each article revealed what material or subject the artist is dr ...

Ian Berry: Behind Closed Doors

Ian Berry: Behind Closed Doors
Ian Berry creates melancholic urban scenes, often depicting a lonely or less glamorous side of city living. Even at touching distance, many viewers don’t realise that they are looking at many layers, and shades, of denim jeans. His success has been seen in m ...

How top textile artists use their sketchbooks

How top textile artists use their sketchbooks
Last month TextileArtist.org published an article entitled How to get started on a new piece of artwork which featured advice from a selection of our favorite collaborators.  The use of a sketchbook to facilitate this process was mentioned throughout so we ...

Flore Gardner: Looking, looking, looking…

Flore Gardner: Looking, looking, looking…
Flore Gardner is a visual artist and her practice explores drawing in different forms, from small diary drawings to embroidery and knitting to monumental installations of cord. The idea of line is essential to her work, be it the drawn 2D line or the embroider ...

Evelin Kasikov: From conception to creation

Evelin Kasikov: From conception to creation
Evelin Kasikov is a former advertising art director turned typographic artist and illustrator. Originally from Estonia, she moved to London in 2006 to study for a master’s degree at Central Saint Martins. After graduating in 2008 Evelin set up her own studio ...

Elise Vazelakis: Pushing the limits

Elise Vazelakis: Pushing the limits
Elise Vazelakis is an American artist, currently living and working in Los Angeles. She has had solo and group exhibitions in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Dubai. Currently, 8 pieces of her Woven Metal series is being exhibited in North Hol ...

Corinne Young: Tool kit

Corinne Young: Tool kit
Welcome to another edition of Tool kit, a series of articles where we take a look at some of the favourite tools used by professional textile artists. Corinne Young hails from East Yorkshire where she creates embroidered 3D artwork and bespoke accessories. H ...

Richard McVetis: The act of making

Richard McVetis: The act of making
Richard McVetis is a British artist-maker who studied constructed textiles at The Royal College of Art and is now best known for his meticulously embroidered drawings and objects. His artistic practice centres on his training as an embroiderer through the use ...

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