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Susan Hotchkis: From conception to creation

Susan Hotchkis: From conception to creation
Susan Hotchkis constructs abstract forms ‘fragments’ to highlight the beauty found in the inherent processes of ageing and decay. The core theme of her work is colour, texture and surface, strongly influenced by the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi. Her int ...

Karen Goetzinger: The flood of memories

Karen Goetzinger: The flood of memories
Karen Goetzinger is best known for her finely detailed mixed media textile constructions. She combines her roots in quilt making and couture construction with a life-long passion for the urban landscape and architecture, Karen captures these instances through ...

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 ...

Regien Cox: Meetings in the Universe of the Strange

Regien Cox: Meetings in the Universe of the Strange
I am interested in the way memories are transformed and put into order, or disorder. Award-winning Norwegian artist Regien Cox’s conceptual practice builds on a lifetime of handiwork, learned in a childhood home where her family spent hours working in weavi ...

Wyllie O Hagan: Whitework – A Gentle Path

Wyllie O Hagan: Whitework – A Gentle Path
Denise Wyllie and Clare O Hagan are award-winning visual artists who live and work in London. Together, the two artists tackle and deliver huge art projects such as Whitework – A Gentle Path, which is a strategy designed for people to manage the fear of ...

Alejandra Zermeño: Tool kit

Alejandra Zermeño: 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. Alejandra Zermeño was born in Mexico City and has been working as an artist since graduating from the San ...

Putting on a solo exhibition

Putting on a solo exhibition
Nicola Henley studied Fine Art Textiles at Goldsmith’s college, London in 1984. After receiving a British Craft Council ‘Setting Up’ grant she worked as a Textile Artist in Bristol until moving to Ireland in 1991. She has exhibited and lectured w ...

James Fox: Raider of the lost archive

James Fox: Raider of the lost archive
James Fox’s work strives to convey ideas and questions about our expectations regarding gender roles, work, culture and other aspects of our social and personal lives. Using machine embroidery and reverse appliqué techniques, he seeks to juxtapose patte ...

Amelia Harnas: Art factory

Amelia Harnas: Art factory
Amelia Harnas likes to move around a lot. From her hometown in Corning, NY she’s lived in Portland, OR and Paris, France but considers Kassel in Germany her home from home. She currently resides in Portland, ME. At a very early age, Amelia inhaled paint ...

Debbie White: From conception to creation

Debbie White: From conception to creation
For many years Debbie has been intrigued by the patterns and symbolism ascribed to knots and netted patterns by different cultures around the world. She is currently creating textiles for her imaginary tribe. In this interview, which is part of our From conce ...

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