As I continue to research and discover about Fiber Artists who were “doing their thing” when the craft was considered more of “women’s work “, I love when I find out about women who were making history and being innovator of the craft. Not only were the women making the wears for their family innovatorsContinue reading “Fiber Art of Lenore Tawney”
I stumbled upon this website and extraordinary women through the People of Craft. The Shepherdess not only raise these wonderful sheep but she has this beautiful book that has been bound in leather with photos that make you want to gently turn the pages. I truly enjoyed combing through Alison’s website and reading about herContinue reading “SHEPHERDESS – ONE WOMAN FARM”
Warren Wilson College MA Craft Studies
I am a consumer of Knitters Pride. I was educated very early about the quality of your needles. For me, it makes the difference in how the yarn moves and even the strain my fingers or wrists feel. When people or organizations served communities as part of their daily mission, before the digital age, itContinue reading “Ever wondered who makes your needles & hooks?”
“This exhibition reminds us that artists today are redefining a traditional art form in multiple ways that prove the enduring appeal of the fiber medium,” says Pieranna Cavalchini, the Museum’s Curator of Contemporary Art. Find out more here.
Thriving At High Altitude—The Bolivian Textiles of Andi’Art Truly stunning photos from photojournalist Anne-Laure Camilleri, who visited the Bolivian Altiplano to document Andi’Art — a design collaboration between indigenous weavers and a French designer.
Family Matters: 2018 SDA Annual International Exhibition In Print. Each year, the SDA International Exhibition In Print showcases the breadth and depth of contemporary artists and designers working with or inspired by fiber art and/or textile-based materials, methods, and techniques. The work of selected artists are featured in the winter 2018 issue of theContinue reading “National Exhibition: Call for Fiber + Textile Artists”
Greeting everyone! My weaving instructor sent this over this week. Lately, more articles are appearing about the healing that fiber art techniques offer, even though those of who are in the craft know this…but it’s always good to have the support. Happy reading! Many of us knit, weave, crochet, or otherwise find time with fiberContinue reading “Healing powers of knitting and weaving – Fiber Arts News”
Materials innovation startup Bolt Threads introduced its second biomaterial today – a leather made from mycelium, the roots of a mushroom. Mycelium is the underground root structure of mushrooms. It grows as tiny threads that form vast networks under the forest floor. We developed Mylo™ from mycelium cells by creating optimal growing conditions for it to self-assembleContinue reading “New Innovation in Textile…Mushrooms”
If you are looking for Emerging Artist submission, please visit fiberartnowentry.com. Deadline: Midnight, Sunday, September 2, 2018 Jurors Beth Mclaughlin, Head Curator, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts, Perry Price, Executive Director, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Carol Sauvion, Creator, Executive Producer and Director of Craft in America Learn more about our juror group