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 […]
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.
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.