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Irem Yazici: Embroidery in miniature

Irem Yazici: Embroidery in miniature
Irem Yazici was born in Istanbul Turkey. She studied public relations and advertising at Anadolu University. Irem says: I didn’t like my department and I didn’t want to work in an agency. I feared when I graduated, I would be sucked into a lifestyl ...

Priscilla Jones: Tool kit

Priscilla Jones: Tool kit
Priscilla Jones has been producing mixed media pieces since completing her degree in Embroidery at Manchester Metropolitan University in 1997. Her practice focuses on themes of identity, memory and nostalgia, exploring embellishment and stitch techniques that ...

Fiona Rainford: From conception to creation

Fiona Rainford: From conception to creation
Fiona Rainford graduated from MMU with B.A. hons Creative Practice in 2015, 29 years after completing a City and Guilds Certificate in Embroidery. She has exhibited with Prism Textiles since the group was formed by Julia Caprara in 1999. Fiona is also a member ...

Adam Pritchett: Stitch insects

Adam Pritchett: Stitch insects
Adam Pritchett is a British artist who studied Fine Arts at Coventry University focusing on textile sculptural forms, which developed into embroidery after graduating. His most notable achievement and personal highlight was appearing on Kirstie Allsopp’s Han ...

Nathan Vincent: Artists that inspire

Nathan Vincent: Artists that inspire
Using yarn and crochet and fibre techniques Nathan Vincent has produced a beautiful body of work which has been exhibited at the Bellevue Arts Museum, the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, and the Cornell Fine Arts Museum to name but a few. His wo ...

Kate Wells: Fragments of splendour

Kate Wells: Fragments of splendour
Kate Wells has been an exhibiting artist for 30 years combining teaching with studio work and family life. Her work has been included in group exhibitions worldwide and is in private and public collections. Curating and running the Textiles Section at Art in ...

Lucy Poskitt: Weaving the line

Lucy Poskitt: Weaving the line
Lucy Poskitt is a Canadian textile artist living and working in Victoria, British Columbia. She studied within the Interdisciplinary Program of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and on scholarship though the New York ...

Lisa Solomon: From conception to creation

Lisa Solomon: From conception to creation
Lisa Solomon is a mixed media artist that moonlights as an art professor, workshop facilitator, and freelance illustrator/graphic designer. She is best known for her work that questions and deconstructs the meaning of identity through the exploration of medium ...

Kim Thittichai: Designing through process

Kim Thittichai: Designing through process
Kim Thittichai is a textile artist and tutor living on the west coast of County Clare, Ireland. Having worked through most of the traditional techniques Kim finds herself drawn to experimentation and layering technique. She created and delivered her own cours ...

Textile archives: Inspiring the makers of tomorrow

Textile archives: Inspiring the makers of tomorrow
Andrea Aranow has had a lifelong passion for textiles. In the 1970s and 80s she travelled to Peru, China, and Japan, collecting garments and swatches and selling her collections to world-renown museums. In 1987 Aranow came to New York and set up a small studio ...

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