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6 days ago

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 use fabric, wire, wax and porcelain. Priscilla’s work is exhibited across the UK, Europe and…

2 weeks ago

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 of Reveal:6, a small group of…

3 weeks ago

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 Handmade Christmas in 2016, embroidering a Christmas stocking. In this interview, Adam takes us…

4 weeks ago

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 work is highlighted in the book by…

1 month ago

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 Action has been an important role in recent years….

1 month ago

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 Studio Program. A relatively new weaver, practising for 8…

2 months ago

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 mediums traditionally associated with domestic crafts. She received her BA from UC…

2 months ago

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 course entitled Experimental Textiles. What was originally written as a 1-year course, quickly…

3 months ago

Louise O’Hara: Evoking memories

Louise O’Hara: Evoking memories

Louise O’Hara is a professional mixed media artist. Her work explores the richness of light, the colour and the texture that she sees around. Often focusing on rugged northern landscapes with brooding skies and lighter coastal scenes that are based on the memory of a place or a childhood holiday. Each…

3 months ago

Paulina Ortiz: Art that inspires

Paulina Ortiz: Art that inspires

Paulina Ortiz is an artist, designer, and president of the Ibero-American Textile Network. She received a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the California College of the Arts and is currently working as Professor of Textile Art and Design at the National University of Costa Rica. Read TextileArtist.org’s interview with Paulina…

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