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Barbara Lee Smith: Viva Arte Viva, 2017 Venice Biennale

Barbara Lee Smith: Viva Arte Viva, 2017 Venice Biennale
The 57th International Art Exhibition, titled Viva Arte Viva is now in full flow at Arsenale and Giardini venues, and in several locations in Venice, Italy. With 120 invited artists exhibiting, 103 of these are participating for the first time. An irresistible ...
1 year ago

25 amazing WordPress themes for artists

25 amazing WordPress themes for artists
Almost 50% of art and artist websites on the internet are built on WordPress, an online, open-source website creation tool. WordPress is probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system available today.  Most websites built on ...
1 year ago

Review: Creative Strength Training by Jane Dunnewold

Review: Creative Strength Training by Jane Dunnewold
A Transformation Period In the introduction, Jane explains how to use this book to develop our creative strength. Along the way, we will discover powerful strategies and exercises which combine writing with practical creativity. Jane advises that whilst this book c ...
1 year ago

Book review: Textile Nature 2016 by Anne Kelly

Book review: Textile Nature 2016 by Anne Kelly
There are many textile artists who are drawn to nature as a source of inspiration. In this book, Anne Kelly introduces us to a selection of some of those wonderful artists, makers and collaborative groups who reference the natural world in their work. From the firs ...
2 years ago

Through Our Hands Portfolio review

Through Our Hands Portfolio review
Through our Hands Portfolio is a well laid out, full colour soft back book which provides the reader with a snapshot of the textile world as it is today. The publication is an extension of the online magazine Through Our Hands, which was born out of one woman’s ...
2 years ago

Book review: Slow Stitch 2015 by Claire Wellesley-Smith

Book review: Slow Stitch 2015 by Claire Wellesley-Smith
In the 21st century, when life seems to be lived at an increasingly fast pace, it is refreshing to see a book entitled . Look inside and you will be encouraged to take a more considered and leisurely approach to your own creative technique. The slow movement, which ...
2 years ago

Book review: Stitch Stories by Cas Holmes

Book review: Stitch Stories by Cas Holmes
Inspiration can be found anywhere and everywhere. It’s all around us if we can just find the skill to look and to see. This book will certainly help you do that.  is the third book for Batsford by Cas Holmes. Her previous books are Connected Cloth 2013  co-aut ...
2 years ago

Lines of Communication: Prism at Hoxton Arches

Lines of Communication: Prism at Hoxton Arches
Lines of Communication was a Prism exhibition that ran between 20-31 May 2015 at Hoxton Arches, Cremer Street, London E2. Prism exhibition group was founded in 1999, and focuses on showcasing high quality fine art textile practice and craftsmanship. This guest post ...
3 years ago

Fibreworks in Cambridge Review: Karen Darricades

Fibreworks in Cambridge Review: Karen Darricades
Fibreworks is a biennial juried exhibition featuring the work of Canadian artists working in the fibre art medium. The work is selected by authorities in the field, including curators, artists, and others knowledgeable about current developments in the medium. Thi ...

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