Author Archives: jane

4 months ago

Deanna Tyson: Hooked on Kimono

Deanna Tyson: Hooked on Kimono

What better canvas for expressing messages about politics and social narrative through vividly illustrated textile art than the Japanese kimono?…

6 months ago

Claire Benn: Reductive Landscapes

Claire Benn: Reductive Landscapes

After a career in business, training and coaching, Claire Benn returned to her first love – textiles. Twenty-five years on,…

7 months ago

James Fox: From conception to creation

James Fox: From conception to creation

James Fox is a nationally and internationally acclaimed Scottish textile artist, originally from Glasgow and now living in Lancaster in…

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