Acclaimed Hungarian-Canadian textile artist Anna Torma describes herself as a “spiritual keeper of memories” who can find “endless stories in a little piece of fabric.” Many of her works are full of personal graffiti. On show in Fabula at Clint Roenisch, Toronto May 26 – July 1, her […]
Meghan Dauphinee’s stunning work has been featured on Canadian Art Junkie several times (acrylics here and embroidered maps here). But the innovative digital projection process behind her newest embroidery work deserves special attention.
A graduate from the Ontario College of Art and Design, Michelle Galletta started Kiriki Press after she wanted to make her niece an embroidered doll but couldn’t find a pattern anywhere. She’s a great example of how artists morph their talent into full-time businesses.
The travelling exhibition Home Economics explores the unique stories and histories behind Canadian hooked rugs, a form of folk art with roots in 19th-century North America.
Nunavut artist Janet Nungnik’s textile works are on exhibition at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection through August, the artist’s solo museum debut. With their radiant colour and ravishingly detailed handiwork, these works celebrate the joys of life in the North.
Textile art is such a specialized talent, and Australian artist Meredith Woolnough is at the top of the rank. Her elegant embroidered traceries capture the delicate beauty of nature in knotted embroidery threads. Through a system of tiny stitches, she creates intricate and complex openwork compositions that have […]