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2 days ago

Emily Tull: From paint to stitch

Emily Tull: From paint to stitch

Hailed by Small Business Saturday UK as one of the most talented artists they’ve ever come across, Kent-based painter Emily Tull has forged an enviable reputation for herself over the last 20 years – most recently for her embroidered images. Originally specialising as a painter in her Fine Art degree,…

4 weeks ago

Patrizia Polese: 3D art of the loom

Patrizia Polese: 3D art of the loom

Initiated by her traditional Italian family’s evening ritual of communal embroidery and crocheting sessions, the textile art of Patrizia Polese today commands a place in international exhibitions with her 2 and 3-dimensional woven art forms. Using yarn, wire and other natural materials, she is inspired by creatures, plants and minerals…

2 months ago

Zetta Kanta: Impressionist wool

Zetta Kanta: Impressionist wool

Latvian born, award-winning fibre artist, Zetta Kanta, uses only natural fibres for her tactile wallhangings. Working from her home in Melbourne, Australia, she uses wool and silk to create impressionist-style, modern wallhangings and tapestries that resemble paintings, rather than a non-woven fabric. It was only after six years of travelling…

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