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3 months ago

Julie French: From conception to creation

Julie French: From conception to creation

Textile Artist Julie French’s work focuses on the wild side of nature, dance and motion. Each piece is unique. Using the sewing machine as a tool for continuous line drawing, Julie’s work explores movement and texture with often unpredictable outcomes, which have been likened to ink illustration. The speed and capricious…

3 months ago

Kelly Kozma: Full circle

Kelly Kozma: Full circle

Mixed media artist Kelly Kozma, grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and received her BFA from Moore College of Art & Design. Kelly has participated in several solo and group shows in Philadelphia, New York, Delaware, and Miami, Florida for Art Basel. Her current work combines drawing, painting and hand…

3 months ago

Fulvia Luciano: Textural scribbles

Fulvia Luciano: Textural scribbles

Fulvia Luciano is an artist residing in South Carolina, USA. Using her own photographs and illustrations as a starting point for her art, she paints, prints and stitches cloth and paper, layering bold lines, brush strokes, graffiti, and raw edges. Fulvia’s work has been shown nationally and abroad, in juried exhibitions and…

3 months ago

Susie Vickery: From conception to creation

Susie Vickery: From conception to creation

Susie Vickery worked as a theatrical costumier for 20 years in Australia and the UK. The next 20 years were spent in Nepal and India where she studied embroidery by distance learning and began making her own embroidered artwork. Susie’s embroideries have been exhibited in the UK, Australia and Norway…

4 months ago

Victoria Potrovitza: Piercing the fabric

Victoria Potrovitza: Piercing the fabric

Victoria Potrovitza is a contemporary abstract fiber artist who lives and works in Lancaster, California. She received a MS Degree in Architecture from UAUIM, Bucharest, Romania. Soon after graduation, her career shifted towards textile arts. The abstract feel of architectural compositions continued to influence her work. A significant part of her…

4 months ago

Christine Chester: Portraits of memory

Christine Chester: Portraits of memory

Christine Chester is a textile artist working in mixed media, creating work to exhibit as well as developing fabrics and quilts as couture interior design textiles. Since graduating with Distinction in her Masters degree in 2015 Christine has become an active member of both Quilt Art and unFOLD art groups. In this interview,…

5 months ago

Kate Anderson: The art of knotting

Kate Anderson: The art of knotting

Kate Anderson, formally trained as a painter, began knotting in 1996 after a workshop with noted textile artist Jane Sauer. Kate’s knotted objects often reference the work of images from the pop era and mid century cultural icons. Her work can be found in numerous collections including the Philadelphia Art…

5 months ago

Merill Comeau: The act of stitching

Merill Comeau: The act of stitching

Merill Comeau is a mixed media artist creating installations, murals and garments examining narratives of repair and regeneration. In addition to drawing and painting, Comeau deconstructs, reconstructs, and alters clothing and linens to disrupt, reorder, and build stories exploring common human concerns. Her use of repurposed materials evidences her concerns…

5 months ago

Adam Pritchett: From conception to creation

Adam Pritchett: From conception to creation

Adam Pritchett is a hand embroidery artist based in the Lake District, England. His work is focused around mystical, botanical, and entomological themes, mixing traditional hand embroidery techniques with contemporary subjects, and hand dyed textiles. Adam has exhibited in a number of gallery shows in the US, and UK, and…

6 months ago

Susana Ortiz Maillo: The hidden language of threads

Susana Ortiz Maillo: The hidden language of threads

Susana Ortiz Maillo was born in Madrid, where she grew up and studied Fine Arts at the Complutense University from 1996-1999. In 1999 Susana received an Erasmus scholarship for a year at the Städelschule art school in Frankfurt, Germany, becoming a regular student there for the following four years and…

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