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3 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 ent ...
9 months ago

Cos Ahmet: Something made by hand

Cos Ahmet: Something made by hand
In 2015, Cos Ahmet completed a month long artist-in-residence post with Fabric Residency, situated in a former textile mill in Manchester, where he created site-specific installations using materials and yarns left over from the mills various pasts, symbolising the ...
2 years ago

Dee Thomas: Capturing a fleeting moment in time

Dee Thomas: Capturing a fleeting moment in time
It was with reluctance that Dee Thomas, who had always professed to disliking stitch, accompanied a friend to a meeting of the Embroiderer’s Guild. Up until then, Dee had only been familiar with traditional embroidery and it was a wonderful surprise to disc ...
2 years ago

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 ‘T ...
2 years ago

Nicola Henley interview: Weave, embroidery and print

Nicola Henley interview: Weave, embroidery and print
Nicola Henley is known for her work involving movement in natural spaces, often depicted in her art through the movement of birds. Having completed her degree at Goldsmith’s college in 1984, Nicola has spent the past 30+ years exhibiting her work across the U ...
3 years ago

Online textile art & design courses

Online textile art & design courses
Exploring your creativity and trying out new techniques as a textile artist can be extremely fulfilling. But where do you start? What area should you focus on? And how do you get the most out of your experimentation? Sometimes it’s useful to have on-hand gu ...
3 years ago

Sarah Davidson: Textiles and illustration

Sarah Davidson: Textiles and illustration
Sarah Davidson has a background in illustration, which plays a prevalent role in the creation of her distinctive style of textile art. Her work fuses modernism and nostalgia to great effect. Having graduated with First Class Honours from Cleveland College of Art an ...
3 years ago

5 urban textile artists

5 urban textile artists
A growing trend for urban textile art is now being recognised as a worldwide international craft movement. Temporary in its nature this art form makes a statement that goes beyond being just decorative, reclaiming and personalising sterile public spaces. Bringing t ...
3 years ago

Jette Clover: Words and walls

Jette Clover: Words and walls
Danish artist Jette Clover has led a diverse professional life which culminated in her becoming a full-time artist in 1998. After working at a daily newspaper in her hometown of Copenhagen, Jette moved to Los Angeles where she owned an art gallery. She would also g ...

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