Since 2005, Jane Eccles has painted dresses loaned to her by various women and their relatives because of the garment’s link to a significant event or memory.
Textile artist Susan Avishai creates sculpture from deconstructed, discarded clothing. Her work focuses awareness on the exploitative nature of garment manufacture and the enormous problem of textile waste.
Edith Meusnier is a French textile and environmental artist who uses the ancient technique of plaiting and Språng (braiding on stretched threads). The technique has been done in many parts of the world for thousands of years from the Bronze Age to the present, with silk, wool, […]
Artist Carol Eckert uses the ancient technique of coiled fabric to portray wildlife in mythology-like environments.
Through the act of weaving tapestries, Jane Kidd engages in a sensual process and uses a physical language to establish links with the viewer. The renowned textile artist is a recipient of a 2016 Governor General’s Award for the Visual Arts.
These beautifully rendered embroidery maps are by rising artist Meghan Dauphinee, introduced here in 2012 for her series of paintings paying tribute to the ubiquitous Canadian variety store.