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.
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.
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.”
Inspirational Monday, 19th June, 2017
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Image left: Work in Progress by Anne-Marie Nygaard Eilertsen
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