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Visiting Artists

Mariana Ortega

Visited in 2016

Mexico

Textiles Workshop

Mariana Ortega has a Masters in Art from the Universidad Para el Desarrollo del Estado de Puebla Art (University for Development of the State of Puebla), Mexico. She works in a diverse range of disciplines including sculpture, woodcarving, ceramics, painting, tapestry and weaving. At the Instituto Allende in the City of San Miguel de allende...

Kay Lawrence

Visited in 2015

Australia

Textiles Workshop

Kay Lawrence is an Australian textile artist who sees art in all its forms as a means of communication, with the ability to connect people and places and to lead to greater cultural understanding. Her interdisciplinary art practice critically engages with anthropological, physical and spiritual aspects of her surroundings, and interweaves image,...
http://www.kaylawrence.net/

Alice Kettle

Visited in 2014

United Kingdom

Textiles Workshop

Alice Kettle is a textile/fibre artist based in the United Kingdom. Kettle work references mythology and traditional storytelling. Through her unique style and process her large scale pieces made up of individual tiny stitches, the threads of which come together to capture these narratives. 
http://www.alicekettle.com/

Amanda Ravetz

Visited in 2014

United Kingdom

Textiles Workshop

Amanda Ravetz is a textile artist, writer, filmmaker and researcher based in the United Kingdom. Ravetz work is the space 'between' art and anthropology. Her most recent book Collaboration Though Craft (2013) offers an argument  for the collaborative power of craft, analysing philosophies, politics and practicalities of collaborative...
http://www.amandaravetz.co.uk/

Dorothy Caldwell

Visited in 2014

Canada

Textiles Workshop

Dorothy Caldwell is a Canadian based artist, working in the field of textiles. Caldwell's work is located in land and memory. Her interest lies in the landmarks which give a sense of place, and how humans respond, mark and visualise the land. Her vast travel she has been influenced both in sources of dyeing and stitching practices....
http://dorothycaldwell.com/

Judy Dominic

Visited in 2014

USA

Textiles Workshop

I take two ecological principles (recycling and reusing) seriously in my work, using the vines, leaves, limbs, shavings, junk mail, clothing or other odd materials that would otherwise go into the garbage or litter the ground. And I use the ground, too. Each material has a character of its own which I feel duty bound to discover and disclose. My...
http://www.judydominic.com/

Lauren Kalman

Visited in 2014

USA

Furniture
Glass
Gold-and-Silversmithing
Textiles
Workshop

Lauren Kalman is a visual artist whose practice is invested in contemporary craft, video, photography and performance. Through her work she investigates beauty, adornment, body image, value, and consumer culture. Kalman completed her MFA in Art and Technology from the Ohio State University and earned a BFA with a focus in Metals from the...
http://www.laurenkalman.com/

Lucy Irvine

Visited in 2014

Scotland

Textiles Workshop

Lucy Irvine is a Scottish sculptor based in Australia since 2003, who interconnects craft and art genres. Since 2010, Irvine has orientated her practice toward a textile-based discourse, creating organic forms through the weaving of industrially produced, utilitarian materials. Irvine’s practice explores the articulation of memory and...
http://www.lucyirvine.com.au

Pat Hickman

Visited in 2013

USA

Textiles Workshop

Pat Hickman was, until recently, Professor of Art and Head of the Fiber Program at the University of Hawaii. She now lives and works in the Lower Hudson Valley in NY. She is affiliated with the Phoenix Gallery in NYC and with Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Hickman exhibits her work extensively and has been the recipient of numerous grants...
http://www.pathickman.com/

Michael Brennand-Wood

Visited in 2013

UK

Textiles Workshop

Born in 1952 in Lancashire, UK, Michael Brennand-Wood's practice is heavily influenced by childhood experiences – with a grandmother as an industrial weaver who taught him to sew, knit and embroider and an engineer grandfather who enjoyed working with wood and metal. In an interview with Diana Woolf in 2011, the artist states that...
http://brennand-wood.com/

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