Posts Tagged ‘contemporary embroidery’

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Five Paradigm Shift Artists

The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge has featured fantastic artists over the years, and every now and again we find someone who changes the way you think about a particular form of textile art. Here are five stunning examples. Click on the image to visit the original post!   Pierre Fouche – Bobbin Lace   Faig Ahmed [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Nicole Briant

Nicole (Briant) Melton is an artist and graphic designer living in Chicago, USA. “Nicole received her BFA in Visual Communications and Fiber & Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in 2010. Her mother taught her to sew when she was just 5 years old. After high school, she spent several years stitching [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Justine Aldersey-Williams

Justine Aldersey-Williams is a surface pattern and textile designer from the UK. “I have developed an eco-textile practice involving dyeing silk with wild flowers, roots and bark using shibori resist techniques, then letting the patterns inspire my philosophical graffiti which is embroidered by hand onto scarves. I am inspired by being outside and never grew [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Stitch Therapy

Emma Parker, a.k.a. Stitch Therapy, is an embroidery artist from the UK. “My work explores the darker and often hidden aspects of being human: fear, shame, abandonment, despair and the broken – with an occasional twist of humour added for sanity. I use discarded and worn materials in my work and see the act of making [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Mary Mazziotti

Mary M. Mazziotti is an American visual artist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, whose practice includes painting and installation with a special interest in textiles. She exhibits at O. K. Harris Gallery in NYC and is represented by BE Galleries in Pittsburgh. Her work has been exhibited widely in galleries and museums including  The Carnegie Museum of Art, [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Tara Badcock

Tara Badcock is a Tasmanian (Australian), with a fine arts background who currently practices as a textile & installation artist specialising in hand embroidered sculptures & wall pieces. “After spending three years living and working in Paris several years ago, Tara’s scope grew to encompass large embroidered curtains, cushions, clothing, bags & accessories under the [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Candace Couse

Candace Couse is a mixed media artist from Ontario, Canada. “Predominantly working with 2D painting/drawing, installation and video, Candace Couse explores issues surrounding space, place, and the body. Her work eagerly engages with the idea of personal geographies as intimate approaches to orientation and identity that are profoundly detached from collective knowledge and public geographies. [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Naomi Ryder

Naomi Ryder is a textile artist and illustrator from London, England. “With a background in textile and fashion embroidery and with her highly developed observational skills, Naomi has received commissions from fashion designers such as John Rocha, Domino records, Southbank Centre (depicting members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra) and the V & A.  Naomi has [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Paul Nosa

Paul Nosa is an artist from Tucson, Arizona. “I draw with a sewing machine without a computer or template. I’ve made a portable sewing table powered by a solar panel or a bicycle electric generator. “I ask people to imagine a scenario; to say it in 5-words-or-less, and I sew a patch for them on [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Jose Romussi

Jose Romussi is an embroidery artist from Chile. “Becoming an artist was a natural process for me, since I became an artist overnight, skipping most of the steps required. Finding my style came to me as naturally as becoming an artist… “I am have always had in mind that there is more to what is [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Karen Casper

Karen Casper is a Contemporary Textiles graduate from England. “Using traditional textile techniques and vintage aesthetics Casper injects contemporary technology producing exciting futuristic pieces that ultimately create an art and fashion crossover.  Her work covers a number of genres; costume, editorials, gallery installations and commercial markets as part of her textile label Tulle and Candyfloss [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Megan Hansen-Knarhoi

  Megan Hansen-Knarhoi is a textile artist from New Zealand. “Megan Hansen-Knarhoi is a contemporary New Zealand artist working predominantly in sculpture and site specific installation, investigating iconography, signs and symbols. Her work celebrates, scrutinises and satirises aspects of Christianity, creating friction between the sacred and profane, the positive and the negative, the beautiful and [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Lauren Van Der Kolk

Lauren Van Der Kolk is an embroidery artist from the Netherlands.   “Lauren is a creative all-rounder, and tries to make a combination of the different academies she has followed. “Creatives of our time go beyond specialize within a discipline, the lines between the different directions are so thin, and creativity connect them” says Lauren. [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Sue Walton

Sue Walton is a fibre artist from Suffolk, England. “My passion as a textile artist is driven by the texture and tactile nature of the materials themselves and the seemingly limitless ways in which they can be worked.  With an underpinning of traditional techniques, I exploit the manipulative properties of fibres and combine them with [...]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Maxine Sutton

Maxine Sutton is a textile designer from Margate, England. “If one were to imagine a workshop household, one would envision a situation where most, if not all things were made in a more imaginative and beautiful way than in quotidian life” – Mark Rosenthal I love the idea of the workshop household described by Mark [...]