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Regien Cox: Meetings in the Universe of the Strange

Regien Cox: Meetings in the Universe of the Strange
I am interested in the way memories are transformed and put into order, or disorder. Award-winning Norwegian artist Regien Cox’s conceptual practice builds on a lifetime of handiwork, learned in a childhood home where her family spent hours working in weavi ...

Wyllie O Hagan: Whitework – A Gentle Path

Wyllie O Hagan: Whitework – A Gentle Path
Denise Wyllie and Clare O Hagan are award-winning visual artists who live and work in London. Together, the two artists tackle and deliver huge art projects such as Whitework – A Gentle Path, which is a strategy designed for people to manage the fear of ...

Alejandra Zermeño: Tool kit

Alejandra Zermeño: 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. Alejandra Zermeño was born in Mexico City and has been working as an artist since graduating from the San ...

Putting on a solo exhibition

Putting on a solo exhibition
Nicola Henley studied Fine Art Textiles at Goldsmith’s college, London in 1984. After receiving a British Craft Council ‘Setting Up’ grant she worked as a Textile Artist in Bristol until moving to Ireland in 1991. She has exhibited and lectured w ...

James Fox: Raider of the lost archive

James Fox: Raider of the lost archive
James Fox’s work strives to convey ideas and questions about our expectations regarding gender roles, work, culture and other aspects of our social and personal lives. Using machine embroidery and reverse appliqué techniques, he seeks to juxtapose patte ...

Amelia Harnas: Art factory

Amelia Harnas: Art factory
Amelia Harnas likes to move around a lot. From her hometown in Corning, NY she’s lived in Portland, OR and Paris, France but considers Kassel in Germany her home from home. She currently resides in Portland, ME. At a very early age, Amelia inhaled paint ...

Debbie White: From conception to creation

Debbie White: From conception to creation
For many years Debbie has been intrigued by the patterns and symbolism ascribed to knots and netted patterns by different cultures around the world. She is currently creating textiles for her imaginary tribe. In this interview, which is part of our From conce ...

Gillian Bates: Feathers and fur

Gillian Bates: Feathers and fur
Gillian Bates has been working as a full-time textile designer since 2008 and has proudly exhibited internationally and more recently has created work specifically for John Lewis and the View from the Shard. In this interview Gillian talks about her early life ...

Lisa Solomon: Art that inspires

Lisa Solomon: Art that inspires
Lisa Solomon’s mixed media works revolve thematically around domesticity, craft, masculinity, femininity, and the pursuit of art as science and research. She is drawn to found objects, tending to alter them conceptually so that their meanings and original us ...

Talking about your work with confidence

Talking about your work with confidence
Originally from Canada, Andrea Graham is a multimedia artist based in San Diego, California, who exhibits, teaches and lectures globally. Her innovative use of both traditional nomadic and modern feltmaking techniques has been widely celebrated. Andrea uses a ...

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