Textile Curator | Textile / Fibre art contemporary exhibition, Anne-Marie Nygaard Eilertsen, Alicia Scardetta, Penny Mateer,
Exclusive interviews and textile art from Danish textile artist Anne-Marie Nygaard Eilertsen, American tapestry weaver Alicia Scardetta and quilter and embroider Penny Mateer.
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Anne-Marie Nygaard Eilertsen tapestry
Anne-Marie Nygaard Eilertsen

Danish artist Anne-Marie Nygaard Eilertsen’s epic tapestries invite the viewer to explore the symbols and narratives in each piece. Her long career has seen her explore many themes including nature, the human body and more recently her own inner self. 

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Alicia Scardetta, textiles, Friends Forever-2015-50x16inches-cotton wool metallic threads copy
Alicia Scardetta

Brooklyn based Alicia Scardetta brings a fresh approach to tapestry weaving with her pared back approach that highlights the warp rather than hiding it. This technique and the ensuing texture in colours that pop, brings a contemporary edge to her desirable work.

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Penny Mater This Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Penny Mateer

Penny Mateer quilts and embroiders from her studio in Pittsburgh. Her background as a social worker helped to shape her “artistic voice which centres on protest art and commentry.”

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Inspirational Monday, 19th June, 2017

 

 

Happy Inspirational Monday. See how our new featured artist Anne-Marie Nygaard Eilertsen weaves her huge tapestries on our blog.

 

 

Image left: Work in Progress by Anne-Marie Nygaard Eilertsen

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Alicia Scardetta, textiles, Forever-2015-20x18inch-Cotton yarn and rope and Metallic Thread
Mateer Mighty Grip detail

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