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.
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 […]
Mixed media artist Julie Cockburn manipulates found photographs by cutting, embroidering and collaging. She says “no image is safe after it enters my studio.”
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.
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.