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Caroline Bartlett: Embroidering the truth

Caroline Bartlett: Embroidering the truth
In her work Textile Artist Caroline Bartlett explores the historical, social and cultural associations of textiles and their ability to trigger memory. Imprinting, stitching, erasing and reworking, folding and unfolding become defining characteristics, whilst ...

Susie Vickery: Travels with my thimble

Susie Vickery: Travels with my thimble
Susie’s career centres on embroidery and textiles, both practical and academic. Her core skills were developed over twenty years as a costumier for theatre and film. Her focus over the last ten years, however, has been split between development work and ...

Carol Shinn: Tool kit

Carol Shinn: Tool kit
Welcome to another edition of Tool kit, a series of articles where we take a look at some of the favourite tools used by professional textile artists. Colorado-based artist Carol Shinn is known internationally for her photo-realistic machine-stitched images. ...

Atsuko Chirikjian: Unexpected happening

Atsuko Chirikjian: Unexpected happening
Atsuko Chirikjian was born in Tokyo, Japan and graduated from Tama Art University with BFA and MFA degrees. After she moved to the United States in 1990, she attended the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan and graduated with an MFA in Fiber. As an artist wit ...

Susan Hotchkis: From conception to creation

Susan Hotchkis: From conception to creation
Susan Hotchkis constructs abstract forms ‘fragments’ to highlight the beauty found in the inherent processes of ageing and decay. The core theme of her work is colour, texture and surface, strongly influenced by the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi. Her int ...

Karen Goetzinger: The flood of memories

Karen Goetzinger: The flood of memories
Karen Goetzinger is best known for her finely detailed mixed media textile constructions. She combines her roots in quilt making and couture construction with a life-long passion for the urban landscape and architecture, Karen captures these instances through ...

Book review: Textile Nature 2016 by Anne Kelly

Book review: Textile Nature 2016 by Anne Kelly
There are many textile artists who are drawn to nature as a source of inspiration. In this book, Anne Kelly introduces us to a selection of some of those wonderful artists, makers and collaborative groups who reference the natural world in their work. From the ...

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