Don’t Know Textile Artist Qualeasha Wood? You Will.

If you’ve not yet heard of textile artist Qualeasha Wood, you will soon. The emerging artist uses two different techniques for her unusual and provocative work: tapestry and tufting. In both she evolves the traditional craft from a decorative element into a personal statement expressed through self-portraiture. The pieces reflect her experiences living as a queer Black woman, the interplay between analog and digital, and relationship between artist and art. (more…)

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Maryam Ashkanian’s Sleep Series Reveals One’s True Self.

Maryam Ashkanain Sleep Series on if it's hip, it's here

Artist Maryam Ashkanian’s Sleep Series are soft sculptural handmade pillows which feature line art embroidery that depicts people deep in sleep. (more…)

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Felipe Santander’s Gnosis: Unique Textile Art

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Artist Felipe Santander’s Gnosis, a recent exhibition at Chile’s Galería Madhaus, combines brightly colored pieces of synthetic materials, anatomy and symbols that conceptually bridge the inner and outer world of the textile artist. (more…)

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New Ian Berry Denim Art At Catto Gallery

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‘Behind Closed Doors’ and ‘My Beautiful Launderette,’ both presently on exhibit at London’s Catto gallery, feature new amazing denim artwork by Ian Berry. (more…)

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Danielle Clough Serves Up Some Unusual Embroidery

Embroidered Tennis Rackets by Dannielle Clough

Embroidered tennis rackets by South African VJ-photographer-designer-embroiderer Danielle (don’t call her ‘Dani”) Clough are an interesting way to combine craft with discarded objects. (more…)

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