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Neil Musson: OCA textiles tutor

Neil Musson: OCA textiles tutor
A broad range of artistic disciplines are offered through textile courses at the Open College of the Arts. These courses build a strong foundation for students to develop their artistic capabilities. By taking a deep and innovative approach to learning textile ...

Lines of Communication: Prism at Hoxton Arches

Lines of Communication: Prism at Hoxton Arches
Lines of Communication was a Prism exhibition that ran between 20-31 May 2015 at Hoxton Arches, Cremer Street, London E2. Prism exhibition group was founded in 1999, and focuses on showcasing high quality fine art textile practice and craftsmanship. This guest ...

Anne Kelly: Tool kit

Anne Kelly: Tool kit
Welcome to the fourth edition of ‘Tool kit’, a new series for TextileArtist.org. In this series, we take a look at some of the favourite tools used by professional textile artists. Each item includes a description of the tool itself, as well as its brand, ...

Michael Crompton: Textile weaver

Michael Crompton: Textile weaver
Raised in Radcliffe, near Manchester, Michael Crompton is an accomplished textile weaver with a particular focus on cotton. His grandmother taught him from a young age to avoid working in the mills as she had. Years later, an enlightened teacher at his school ...

Stewart Kelly interview: Drawing the human form

Stewart Kelly interview: Drawing the human form
With dozens of group and solo exhibitions over the past 15 years, Stewart Kelly has certainly made a name for himself in the world of textile art. Stewart’s work observes and documents the human form, recording its contours and expressions. The drawn and sti ...

Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor: Tool kit

Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor: Tool kit
‘Tool kit’ is a new series for TextileArtist.org. Each edition will explore some of the primary tools used by our favourite textile artists, including descriptions of the item, brand name, specific models, and year, if applicable. In this third edition of ...

Karen Casper interview: A designer and an artist

Karen Casper interview: A designer and an artist
Karen Casper is an internationally acclaimed artist and designer that uses embroidery, lace, and embellishment techniques in her work. She has been exhibited at the Lace and Fashion Museum and the Surprising Laces Exhibition. Thanks to regular workshops and de ...

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