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Liz Alpert Fay interview: Hand hooked art

Liz Alpert Fay interview: Hand hooked art
Liz Alpert Fay is a New England native and an outdoor enthusiast. She largely credits her family, e specially her grandfather, for providing her with the creative inspiration to master hooking, quilting, spool knitting, punch needle embroidery, and several oth ...

Rebecca Fairley: OCA textiles tutor

Rebecca Fairley: OCA textiles tutor
Textile courses are offered by the Open College of the Arts covering a comprehensive range of media and techniques. The objective is to provide students with a solid foundation upon which their creative capacities will flourish. Starting with the exploration o ...

Jane Neal interview: The meaning of marks

Jane Neal interview: The meaning of marks
Jane Neal is best known for her use of textiles to explore ideas related to human relationships, including communication, new beginnings, loss, and the sense of touch. She is one of four talented individual artists in the group Modern Space, each member sharin ...

Jodi Colella interview: Connection and identity

Jodi Colella interview: Connection and identity
From early childhood, Jodi Colella was fascinated with knitting, embroidering, and fibers – particularly the relationships between different colors and textures. Couple that with being raised in a highly artistic environment, and Jodi began her path to beco ...

Aisling Smyth interview: Motivated by the modern

Aisling Smyth interview: Motivated by the modern
Aisling Smyth holds a First Class Honours degree from the Belfast School of Art, where she recently graduated and is currently their resident Textile Artist. Aisling has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lilla Speir Award for embroidered t ...

Shona Skinner interview: Embellishment of fabrics

Shona Skinner interview: Embellishment of fabrics
Inspired by the breathtaking landscapes of Shetland, Shona Skinner creates beautiful free-machine embroidery using a wide variety of textiles. She is perhaps best known for her experimentation with fabrics. Some of her methods including burning and deconstruct ...

Jan Huling interview: Kilos of beads

Jan Huling interview: Kilos of beads
Born in Chicago and raised in St. Louis, Jan Huling began her career in product design, eventually exploring her true calling as a beadist. She holds a degree in fine art from the Kansas City Art Institute and started off her career in design with Hallmark Car ...

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