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Bridget Bailey: Experiments in making

Bridget Bailey: Experiments in making

Bridget Bailey is known for her intriguing ideas, observations and very particular skills with materials. Over a career spanning almost 4 decades, Bridget has created pleated scarves for Liberty, designed and made hats for many clients including Jean Muir and Saks Fifth Avenue, and brought her Pea pod jewellery to…

Mary Fisher: Artists that inspire

Mary Fisher: Artists that inspire

Author, artist, advocate and social entrepreneur Mary is a global leader in the arena of social change through positive thought and action. Her interview with TextileArtist.org in 2016 was seen by over 6,000 people, many of which were moved to contact us: Singularly one of the most powerful, thoughtful and…

Irem Yazici: Embroidery in miniature

Irem Yazici: Embroidery in miniature

Irem Yazici was born in Istanbul Turkey. She studied public relations and advertising at Anadolu University. Irem says: I didn’t like my department and I didn’t want to work in an agency. I feared when I graduated, I would be sucked into a lifestyle that I did not want. So…

Priscilla Jones: Tool kit

Priscilla Jones: Tool kit

Priscilla Jones has been producing mixed media pieces since completing her degree in Embroidery at Manchester Metropolitan University in 1997. Her practice focuses on themes of identity, memory and nostalgia, exploring embellishment and stitch techniques that use fabric, wire, wax and porcelain. Priscilla’s work is exhibited across the UK, Europe and…

Fiona Rainford: From conception to creation

Fiona Rainford: From conception to creation

Fiona Rainford graduated from MMU with B.A. hons Creative Practice in 2015, 29 years after completing a City and Guilds Certificate in Embroidery. She has exhibited with Prism Textiles since the group was formed by Julia Caprara in 1999. Fiona is also a member of Reveal:6, a small group of…

Adam Pritchett: Stitch insects

Adam Pritchett: Stitch insects

Adam Pritchett is a British artist who studied Fine Arts at Coventry University focusing on textile sculptural forms, which developed into embroidery after graduating. His most notable achievement and personal highlight was appearing on Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Christmas in 2016, embroidering a Christmas stocking. In this interview, Adam takes us…

Nathan Vincent: Artists that inspire

Nathan Vincent: Artists that inspire

Using yarn and crochet and fibre techniques Nathan Vincent has produced a beautiful body of work which has been exhibited at the Bellevue Arts Museum, the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, and the Cornell Fine Arts Museum to name but a few. His work is highlighted in the book by…

Kate Wells: Fragments of splendour

Kate Wells: Fragments of splendour

Kate Wells has been an exhibiting artist for 30 years combining teaching with studio work and family life. Her work has been included in group exhibitions worldwide and is in private and public collections. Curating and running the Textiles Section at Art in Action has been an important role in recent years….

Lucy Poskitt: Weaving the line

Lucy Poskitt: Weaving the line

Lucy Poskitt is a Canadian textile artist living and working in Victoria, British Columbia. She studied within the Interdisciplinary Program of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and on scholarship though the New York Studio Program. A relatively new weaver, practising for 8…

Lisa Solomon: From conception to creation

Lisa Solomon: From conception to creation

Lisa Solomon is a mixed media artist that moonlights as an art professor, workshop facilitator, and freelance illustrator/graphic designer. She is best known for her work that questions and deconstructs the meaning of identity through the exploration of mediums traditionally associated with domestic crafts. She received her BA from UC…

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