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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 Stud ...
6 months ago

Caron Penney: The traditional skill of tapestry weaving

Caron Penney: The traditional skill of tapestry weaving
Caron Penney is a master tapestry weaver, she studied at Middlesex University and has worked in textile production for over twenty years. She is both an artisanal weaver and an artist and has manufactured the work of artists from Tracey Emin to Martin Creed. Penne ...
7 months ago

Nadine Spier: A glorious journey

Nadine Spier: A glorious journey
Nadine Spier is an award-winning fiber artist and instructor. Her elaborately woven vessels and sculptures are displayed internationally in solo, invitational and juried shows. Nadine is committed to preserving this endangered art form through her teaching and bre ...
8 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 ...
11 months ago

Brittany McLaughlin: The road to the Weaving Workshop

Brittany McLaughlin: The road to the Weaving Workshop
An artist, textile designer, and educator, Brittany McLaughlin is the creator of the online creative weaving studio, The Weaving Workshop,. She has gained experience teaching weave design at her alma mater, Philadelphia University where she was a Visiting Assistant ...
11 months ago

Atsuko Chirikjian: Unexpected happening

Atsuko Chirikjian: Unexpected happening
Atsuko Chirikjian was born in Tokyo, Japan and graduated from Tama Art University with BFA and MFA degrees. After she moved to the United States in 1990, she attended the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan and graduated with an MFA in Fiber. As an artist with a f ...
2 years ago

Susan Beallor-Snyder interview: Manila rope sculptures

Susan Beallor-Snyder interview: Manila rope sculptures
With well over a decade of experience in producing hand fabricated jewellery designs, Susan Beallor-Snyder is a sought-after goldsmith. As her work has continued to evolve, Susan recently shifted her focus to creating natural manila rope sculptures. Susan is also a ...
2 years ago

Michael Crompton: Textile weaver

Michael Crompton: Textile weaver
Raised in Radcliffe, near Manchester, Michael Crompton is an accomplished textile weaver with a particular focus on cotton. His grandmother taught him from a young age to avoid working in the mills as she had. Years later, an enlightened teacher at his school taugh ...
2 years ago

Maria Boyle interview: A love of colour

Maria Boyle interview: A love of colour
Maria Boyle holds a BA in design crafts from De Montfort University, and has been the Artist in Residence at Banbury and Bicester College since September 2014. She was awarded Licentiate by the Society of Designer Craftsmen in 2014, and was selected for their winte ...

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