Introducing Tara Axford

What does it mean to be an artist?  Being an artist to me, means permission to explore and play. It means being curious and investigating something in a considered way. It means living creatively. When I walk through nature exploring I feel excited about what…

Exciting News!

There was a time when we all went to different types of workshops and really hung-out to hear what was coming up for the next years’ lot of tutors that Fibre Arts Australia had gleaned from all over the world. Well, the world changes when…
Fibre Textile Artists Interviews

Conversation with Liz Powell, Australia

I’m an Australian artist working in Byron Shire, NSW. After graduating from the National Art School in 1978 I have been teaching and exhibiting regularly in galleries around Australia and overseas. I describe myself as a mixed media fibre artist as I use a broad…
Fibre Textile Artists Interviews

Conversation with Lisa Call, USA

My passion is creating abstract contemporary textile paintings. My award winning artwork, composed of my richly colored hand dyed fabric, is exhibited internationally and included in numerous private and public collections. My two newest ventures are teaching art workshops and creating MakeBigArt, a website devoted…
Fibre Textile Artists Interviews

Conversation with Jette Clover, Belgium

I was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, but have lived for many years in the US and the Netherlands and since 2005 in Belgium. I started out as a journalist working at a daily newspaper, but then I met my husband and moved to…

Conversation with Meredith Woolnough, Australia

Meredith Woolnough is an Australian artist working in the coastal region of Newcastle NSW. Her practice engages with the natural environment utilising the skeletal frameworks of flora and fauna as the basis of her own embroidered specimens. Threads are densely stitched into freeform sculptures that…
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