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Rose Pearlman Turned to Rug Hooking as a Way of Staying Creative

Rose Pearlman’s vocation was dictated by chance, as well as the circumstances of being a mother with young children. With a background in fine arts and a love of...

Raija Jokinen Breaks Intangible Things Into Pieces

Raija Jokinen's art sits at a crossroads between painting, sculpting, and stitching. While Jokinen's method of work could be compared to painting and drawing, the paint is replaced with...

Merill Comeau Honors the Past Through Repurposed Textiles

Merill Comeau finds beauty in the discarded: secondhand clothes, paper ephemera, and vintage linens - all those disparate materials that were once utile and now forgotten.

What Happens When a Sculpture Takes to a Needle and Thread

When it comes to her art, Anouk Desloges goes wherever the needle and thread take her. Trained originally as a sculptor, the choice to incorporate textile into her work...

Lucy Poskitt’s Textiles Walk the Line Between Traditional and Contemporary Art

Lucy Poskitt's textile works aren't kept enclosed in their domestic realm. The Canadian textile artist has exhibited her work around the world, as well as taught tapestry workshops across...

This Artist Is Inspired by Birds and Their Movement

Textile artist Nicola Henley hopes to draw attention through her art to the delicate balance of nature and the inter-dependence and connectivity between ourselves and our natural environment. A...

Andrea Cryer Draws Portraits and Landscapes with a Needle and Thread

Some artists take to pencil and paper, while others employ a brush and a canvas. For textile artist Andrea Cryer its a needle and a thread. Combining hand stitching...

This Artist Explores the Tactility of Fabric Through Sculpting

Lauren DiCioccio's art incorporates textile and sculpting, with the result being both striking and unique. Using hand-sewing and hand-embroidery, her sculptures have an ethereal quality to them, and one...

Kelly Kozma Will Make You Fall In Love with Fabric

Kelly Kozma’s fiber art breaths new life into the traditional craft of hand embroidery. Combining drawing, painting, and hand embroidery she creates artworks that explode with color. She also...

Artist Blends Fashion Design with Contemporary Art

Illustrator Ayumi Takahashi has a lot of different places to take inspiration from. Born in China, she grew up in Japan before getting her art degree at the Art...

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