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Daniela Tiger – To create and grow

Daniela Tiger – To create and grow
Daniela Tiger’s background is in social work, but more recently she has been re-imagining her pathway and focusing on a love of art and craft. She is a recent graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design, where she explored several disciplines, but alwa ...

Alejandra Zermeño: Second skin textile sculpture

Alejandra Zermeño: Second skin textile sculpture
Born in Mexico City Alejandra Zermeño gained a Masters Degree in Visual Arts at the Academy of San Carlos, UNAM. She creates textile sculptures that explore the theme of human behavior. In our interview with Alejandra she explains why she describes her studio ...

Yoh Nye Sakurai: The phenomenon of kawaii

Yoh Nye Sakurai: The phenomenon of kawaii
After moving to the Isle of Wight, Yoh Nye Sakurai became inspired by the British countryside. He creates miniature 3 dimensional objects using wool felts, cotton embroidery threads and aida fabric. Originally from Japan, Yoh studied design at the Osaka Univer ...

Jo Hamilton – Painting with yarn

Jo Hamilton – Painting with yarn
Scottish-born artist Jo Hamilton currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from the Glasgow School of Art with a degree in drawing and painting before moving to the United States. Jo’s large scale work uses knotted yarn to crochet portrait ...

Rodrigo Franzão: Abstract forms

Rodrigo Franzão: Abstract forms
Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Rodrigo Franzão makes mixed media textile art influenced by geometric abstraction, figurative and constructivist art. Rodrigo currently lives and works in Abadiânia, where he is studying art history and aesthetics. In our interv ...

Barbara Lee Smith – The rhythms of nature Part 2

Barbara Lee Smith – The rhythms of nature Part 2
Mixed media textile artist Barbara Lee Smith creates breathtaking representations of the land, sea and sky. Barbara’s art is amongst collections in the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, the Racine Art Museum and the Indianapolis Art Museum. ...

Barbara Lee Smith – The rhythms of nature Part 1

Barbara Lee Smith – The rhythms of nature Part 1
Artist Barbara Lee Smith received her MFA in Mixed Media close to her 40th birthday. Her work evolved from non-representational images to evocations of the land, sea and sky. Barbara is the writer of and an honorary member of the Embroiderers’ Guild ...

Lisa Kokin: Content and materials-driven

Lisa Kokin: Content and materials-driven
Artist, art instructor and art coach Lisa Kokin lives and works in El Sobrante, California, outside of San Francisco. She received her BFA and MFA from the California College of the Arts in Oakland, CA and uses recycled and reclaimed materials to create mix ...

June Lee: Deep rooted narratives

June Lee: Deep rooted narratives
We first featured Korean artist June Lee’s compelling work in our article about mixed media textile artists. She creates brightly coloured thread and fabric sculptures that represent individuality and estrangement from society. Born in Seoul, June Lee left h ...

Lucy Carroll – Textures and depth

Lucy Carroll – Textures and depth
Lucy Carroll makes multi-layered art quilts that are heavily influenced by both the natural environment of Australia and her life as part of a military family. Lucy developed a love for textiles from an early age when she was taught to sew by her mother at 4 y ...

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