Art that inspires

1 month 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 Unive ...
3 months ago

Bren Ahearn: Artists that inspire

Bren Ahearn: Artists that inspire
San Francisco-based artist Bren Ahearn’s embroidery draws from a variety of cultural references. His work appropriates recognisable symbols to question expectations about manhood and its assumed qualities of courage, vigour, and determination. Bren’s samplers a ...
4 months ago

Anne Kelly: Art that inspires

Anne Kelly: Art that inspires
Anne is an award-winning artist, author and tutor living and working in the UK and abroad. She launched her second book at the Knitting and Stitching Shows in London, Dublin and Harrogate in the autumn of 2016. In 2017 she is an invited tutor for Fibre Arts Aust ...
5 months ago

Jane Neal: Artists that inspire

Jane Neal: Artists that inspire
After finishing school, Jane took a degree in Psychology and then worked as a social worker and later a counsellor with children and young people. When her children were small Jane enrolled on a City & Guilds Embroidery course, then continued this line of study ...
6 months ago

Bethan Ash: Art that inspires

Bethan Ash: Art that inspires
Bethan Ash is a textile artist living and working in Neath, South Wales. She has been making art quilts for a very long time and believes that quilts are tactile evidence that we were here and have left something of value, as a mirror of ourselves and our accomplis ...
11 months ago

Lisa Solomon: Art that inspires

Lisa Solomon: Art that inspires
Lisa Solomon’s mixed media works revolve thematically around domesticity, craft, masculinity, femininity, and the pursuit of art as science and research. She is drawn to found objects, tending to alter them conceptually so that their meanings and original uses or ...
1 year ago

Ann Roth: Art that inspires

Ann Roth: Art that inspires
Colour and pattern are at the heart of Ann Roth’s weavings. Long fascinated with fabrics and textile structures, she also observes repeated shapes and rhythms in the world around her. Rag rugs, quilts, historic textiles from many cultures and a fascination with t ...
1 year ago

Christina Hesford: Art that inspires

Christina Hesford: Art that inspires
Christina Hesford is a hand weaver focusing on woven artwork for galleries, public, and private spaces, with a particular interest in the traces of humanity’s passage on earth. This year Christina is exhibiting her new work at the 16th International Triennial of ...
1 year ago

Rachel Parker: Art that inspires

Rachel Parker: Art that inspires
Rachel Parker is a freelance textile designer working in print and embroidery. Collecting, cross-stitching, grids and symbols are big influences in her work. Recent projects include a Giant Cross-Stitch piece for Coats which was launched in Cologne at the h+h fai ...
1 year ago

Caren Garfen: Art that inspires

Caren Garfen: Art that inspires
Since graduating in 2007 from the University of Hertfordshire with a First Class (Hons) degree in the Applied Arts, Caren Garfen has become an acclaimed voice in the textile world. Her interest in gender politics and women’s issues inform her intricate hand s ...

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