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Jessica Tang: Tracing the silhouette

Jessica Tang: Tracing the silhouette
Jessica Tang was born and raised in San Francisco and is now based in South San Francisco. She went to Mills college for her BA in Studio Art and has exhibited at SOMArts, The San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, and other venues in the Bay Area. In her... ...

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 ...

Shona Skinner: From conception to creation

Shona Skinner: From conception to creation
Having trained at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen, Shona Skinner taught Art for 30 years, in Edinburgh and London. Her degree was in drawing and painting, and she came to working in textiles through her teaching experience. Inspired by the breathtaking land ...

Sue Hotchkis: Tool kit

Sue Hotchkis: Tool kit
Welcome to another edition of Tool kit, a series of articles where we take a look at some of the favourite tools used by professional textile artists. Sue Hotchkis looks at the relationship between natural elements and those man-made, such as the results fro ...

Bobby Britnell: Explorations with bark cloth

Bobby Britnell: Explorations with bark cloth
Bobby Britnell is a highly experienced textile artist and teacher who has always loved sewing. She became a member of Textile Study group in 1996 and is their current chair. She is also a member of the exhibiting group Through our Hands and is a Fellow of t ...

Noëlle Cuppens: The language of the line

Noëlle Cuppens: The language of the line
Noëlle Cup­pens is a ver­sa­tile artist who makes the ar­tic­u­la­tion of line the essence of her art. Her work is based on photographs she takes of chance encounters, disruptive situations or just scenes from everyday life. In addition, she collects t ...

Michelle Kingdom: Exploring secret thoughts

Michelle Kingdom: Exploring secret thoughts
Michelle Kingdom creates tiny worlds in thread, to capture elusive yet persistent inner voices. Literary snippets, memories, personal mythologies, and art historical references inform the imagery; fused together, these influences explore relationships, domesti ...

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 ...

Lindsay Olson: Tool kit

Lindsay Olson: Tool kit
Welcome to another edition of Tool kit, a series of articles where we take a look at some of the favourite tools used by professional textile artists. Lindsay Olson is an artist and teacher at Columbia College Chicago. She is known for her unusual residencie ...

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