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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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Neroli Henderson: Something deeply personal

Neroli Henderson: Something deeply personal

Neroli Henderson is an Australian textile artist living in St Kilda, Melbourne. Often described as an Artivist she creates feminist, political and other artwork focussing on the human condition and fighting for social change. Neroli’s artwork is in private and commercial collections worldwide, she regularly exhibits internationally and has won…

Jason Kriegler: Mixed media paper embroidery

Jason Kriegler: Mixed media paper embroidery

Jason Krieglers’ pared-down paper embroidery paintings suggest organic, biological forms as well as abstract exteriors, but can also be experienced purely as combinations of shapes, line and texture. His work has been exhibited both within the U.S. and internationally. He lives and works in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. In this interview, Jason describes…

Frank Sabatté: Divine inspiration

Frank Sabatté: Divine inspiration

Frank Sabatté is a Catholic priest, artist and member of the Paulist Fathers religious order. He currently serves as the Director of the Openings Collective in New York City and is Senior Curator of the Gallery at the Sheen Centre for Thought and Culture. Frank graduated from the College of…

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