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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 ...

Isabell Buenz – Paper Textiles

Isabell Buenz – Paper Textiles
Artist Isabell Buenz works across the disciplines of paper sculptures, installations, photography and artist’s books. She became interested in recycling and re-purposing objects from an early age, even making clothes for herself and her family. Isbell be ...

Carol Eckert – Symbols and stories

Carol Eckert – Symbols and stories
Born in Chapel Hill, North Caroline, artist Carol Eckert creates enchanting fiber sculptures that combine animal symbolism and mythology with a self originated technique involving coiling and wire. Despite Carol’s interest in textiles as a child she studied ...

Sandy Sand: Textile Pop art

Sandy Sand: Textile Pop art
Coming from an artistic family, self-taught sculpter Sandy Sand has ‘art in the blood’. Her unique 3D wool roving sculptures of celebrities are coveted by the likes of artist Grayson Perry, musician Nick Cave and comedian Sean Hughes. In our interv ...

Shannon Weber – All things wild and lost

Shannon Weber – All things wild and lost
Self taught artist Shannon Weber has been making woven objects and mixed media sculpture for over 28 years. Her organic textile art is known for the use of unusual collected materials such as Pacific coastal debris and sea kelps. Shannon lives in Cottage Grove ...

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