Tag archive for textile art

Contemporary textile design

Contemporary textile design

Embroidery by Mrx Stitch The amount of contemporary textile design on Pinterest is just amazing. There is a whole new world out there of embroidery, knitting, quilting and even macramé. From realistic to abstract it’s all there. Today I like to show you a few of my…

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Exposition Textiel Leeft!

Exposition Textiel Leeft!

75 artists from the book TEXTIEL LEEFT!  show their work at about 20 locations in and around Artists Village Zweeloo (Drenthe), The Netherlands. WHEN?  From august 3 t/m 18, 2013 . Hours: 11.00-17.00 uur WHERE?  In five monumental historic villages in Drenthe: Aalden, Benneveld, Meppen,…

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Stitch!

Stitch!

From February 9 – 28 April 2013 the exhibition Stitch takes place in the Karmel Klooster in Drachten, The Netherlands. Openings hours are Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 13:00-17:00. Eight textile artists from home and abroad display their work. Rosie James  Louise Baldwin Joyce van…

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Basket project

Basket project

A lovely project and images … Her name is Dienke Dekker and she is a 4th year student at the Design Academy Eindhoven in The Netherlands. The basket weaving craft has been the inspiration for this project about imitation and reinterpretation of crafts. From imitation…

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Colorful and austere jewelery

Colorful and austere jewelery

Are colorful and austere words that go together? In the case of the jewelery of Ingeborg Vandamme, I think both words are certainly applicable. And what a wonderful mix of materials and techniques Ingeborg uses in her jewelry. Ingeborg Vandamme lives and works in Amsterdam….

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Fleur Goedendorp graduated from the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem, The Netherlands, object of study: fashion accessories. Fleur makes gorgeous textile collars and headwear but also jewelry, interior and fashion accessories. Be sure to look at Fleur’s site. I think this movie with…

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Minimes by Sheila Hicks in Boijmans van Beuningen

Minimes by Sheila Hicks in Boijmans van Beuningen

I do not think all works of Sheila Hicks beautiful, especially her bright colors I often find too much. But then who am I … this exhibition of one hundred small weavings made by her in the last 50 years, seems really worthwhile. Sheila Hicks…

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Textile Artist

Textile Artist

Abigail Doan is a fiber and environmental installation artist based in New York City, Sofia (Bulgary) and she owns an old farm in rural Italy. She has exhibited her art projects with the United Nations Environment Programme and in numerous international gallery and design venues….

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Exquisite textile craft

Exquisite textile craft

Cocoons nestled into headdresses, sisal binding merino wool, the pith of rice paper, horsehair and pineapple fiber all create new shapes that seem ancient and contemporary at the same time. Just beautiful … These are photo’s from the series of HYBRIDS, Textile Futures Textile by…

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Textile Art

Textile Art

A graphics program at Art school and a job as a printer, has not stopped Judith Brouwer to develop herself as an artist. Until two years ago, Judith mainly worked hard and it is only recently that she comes out with her ​​drawings, collages and…

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