Kay Faulkner has been a full time weaver for over 30 years. She comes from a background of Home Economic teaching where she initially majored in textiles and holds a master weaver’s accreditation. Throughout her career whether it has been weaving for production, limited run or art textiles, the ability to create unique hand woven cloth is the prime focus of her studio practice. She is committed to research and enjoys pushing the boundaries. Recognising the need to pass on knowledge she teaches locally, nationally and internationally. She is currently head of the weaving studio at Sturt, the centre for contemporary craft and design arts in Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia.
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Conversation with the Makers (CWTM) Did you always envision a life as an artist?
Fay Faulkner (KF) Being some form of maker has always been a part of my life… but I never expected to be doing what I do today. It has been an extraordinary journey.