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Getting ready to exhibit

Getting ready to exhibit
Edge-textile artists Scotland has been dedicated to promoting excellence in contemporary art since its formation in 1999 when three textile art groups from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee joined forces. Since then the group has expanded to incorporate artists fr ...

Ann Brauer: The promise of sunrise

Ann Brauer: The promise of sunrise
Ann Brauer has been using the traditions of quilt making and contemporary concepts of art to create her unique abstract landscapes for the last 34 years. Each quilt is made of commercial cotton that she cuts and carefully pieces to create a statement that is l ...

Mandy Pattullo: From conception to creation

Mandy Pattullo: From conception to creation
Mandy Pattullo lives in Newcastle upon Tyne but produces her work in a studio set in a rural location close to Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland. She originally trained as a surface pattern designer for interior textiles and this background of research into p ...

Kent Henricksen: The buzz of the hive

Kent Henricksen: The buzz of the hive
Kent Henricksen is best known for his embroidered paintings on silk and his ceramic sculpture. The subjects of his figurative art don masks and elaborate costumes that transform their wearers into spirits, beasts, or ancestral beings. He has lived and worked ...

Textile artists inspired by birds

Textile artists inspired by birds
We can often identify the work of an artist by a certain motif or idiosyncrasy. Birds have been featured in artwork for centuries and seeing our feathered friends composed in thread is endlessly compelling In this article, part of our Discover… series, we t ...

How to ship your artwork

How to ship your artwork
Creating art requires passion, guts and determination. Textile art in particular can be labour intensive and time-consuming. So after that investment of mind, body and soul, there are few things more worrying than sending your most recent work to a new home. A ...

Cas Holmes: A continual challenge of ideas

Cas Holmes: A continual challenge of ideas
Community, teaching and consultancy work on exhibitions and art projects is founded on a lifetime working as a community artist. This includes work within education, museums and the health sector as well as projects in support of environmental conservation. Tr ...

Pamela Campagna: From conception to creation

Pamela Campagna: From conception to creation
Pamela Campagna was born in Bari and after travelling and living abroad for 15 years has returned to the south of Italy. In 2006 Pamela moved to Seville, where she co-founded with Tori Scheiderbauer L-ABLE, an art and design studio, concentrating its graphic w ...

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