Tag Archives: Embroidery

Bonnie Peterson – Houghton, Michigan

Briefly describe the work you do.  I use embroidery to investigate cultural and environmental issues. Mixing a variety of source materials such as scientific data and early explorer’s journals, I stitch words and phrases on velvet and silk fabrics to … Continue reading

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Suchitra Mattai – Denver, Colorado

Briefly describe the work you do. My paintings, drawings and installations center on the general themes of identity and globalization through the tropes of landscape and embroidery. I draw from memory, history, travel, and pop-culture, and employ bright bold colors … Continue reading

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Paula Garcia – Santiago, RM, Chile

Briefly describe the work you do. As an artist, I have dedicated my life to photographing ancient customs, religious festivities, and traditional artifacts typical of different cultures. This is done in order to record and preserve the cultural heritage and … Continue reading

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Jane Deschner – Billings, Montana

Briefly describe the work you do.  “Jane Waggoner Deschner’s photo-collages riff perhaps most clearly on the concept of photographic keepsake. Family photographs, sewn together and topped with exuberant embroidered doodles and messages, celebrate the medium’s home-spun beginnings while poignantly pushing … Continue reading

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Erin Castellan – Asheville, North Carolina

Briefly describe the work that you do. My current body of work is constructed from yarns, threads, fabrics, and thick applications of paint. Most of my studio time is devoted to hand-embroidery and stitching together various collaged materials. Compositions are … Continue reading

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