Textile Curator | Textile / Fibre art contemporary exhibition, Carolyn Halliday, Jilly Edwards, Louise Saxton
Exclusive interviews and textile art from American artist Carolyn Halliday, tapestry artist Jilly Edwards and textile / fibre artist Louise Saxton
Tapestry, knitting, pinning, embroidery and textile installations from contemporary international artists
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 Carolyn Halliday

American artist Carolyn Halliday creates tactile three dimensional pieces. Often using reclaimed items, her colour palette both compliments and elevates the natural beauty of found objects.

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Jilly Edwards

 

 

British tapestry artist Jilly Edwards paints with wool. Her subject matter is what she senses from her surrounding reality which she weaves into abstract canvases. The results are a celebration of colour and tone which have a timelessness and show why she is enjoying such a long and illustrious career.

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Louise Saxton

Australian artist Louise Saxton ‘reinvigorates and restores value,’ to found and reclaimed textiles, paper and ceramics. The last decade has seen her concentrating on discarded needlework, which she assembles onto nylon tulle using lace pins, to become works of art that are often based on historical paintings.

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Inspirational Monday, January 16th, 2017

 

 

Our first exhibition for 2017 features the beautiful work from American artist Carolyn Halliday, British tapestry artist Jilly Edwards and Australian Louise Saxton.  See our blog to see the artists behind the art. Happy Inspirational Monday.

 

 

 

 

 

Image left: Louise Saxton pinning Feint Heart 2015 after Adrian Feint 1944

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