Embroidered lions, tigers, dragons, rabbits and even bats are the focus of the Textile Museum of Canada’s exhibition of Chinese children’s hats. It’s easy to see why kids adore them.
Caroline Larsen continues to advance the technique of making her oil paintings look like tapestries. In a previous post (March, 2013 here), she focused on fire. Now, her woven paint subject is a Desert Garden (above). Below: Garden Mound.
A rising star from Winnipeg, Japanese artist Takashi Iwasaki draws, paints and does collage and printmaking. But he is also drawn to the painstaking work of hand embroidery as a way of expanding his visual vocabulary.
Environmental artist Nicole Dextras deconstructed garments and froze them in blocks of ice for a project called IceShifts. An instructor at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, she is well-known for installations that reflect the elements, including her compostable garment Little Green Dress project.
Brooklyn-based artist Lauren Luloff’s first solo show in Canada explores life through large scale paintings created by layering fabric painted in bleach and oil.
Emerging artist Caroline Larsen’s new solo exhibition – Burning Up – resets perspective on the spectacle of a blazing vehicle. (Does the viewer see themselves as the arsonist, or the bystander who cannot help but marvel at the conflagration?) But it is the woven paint technique of this […]