21.02.17 by Staff

“Simple” by Artist Erin M. Riley

Brooklyn-based artist Erin M. Riley memorializes fleeting moments (often violent or traumatic) in large-scale tapestries. See more images below or on display at Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco March 2 – 25.

Read More

24.01.17 by Staff

Hand-Embroidered Photographs by Artist Diane Meyer

American artist Diane Meyer questions the ability of photography to accurately preserve our memory and experience, highlighting its tendency to obscure the past by transforming history into an object of nostalgia. Embroidering directly onto photographs taken along the former path of the Berlin wall, see more images from “Berlin” below.

You can also click here to see our previous post on Meyer’s series of hand-embroidered family photos, “Time Spent That Might Otherwise Be Forgotten,” a selection of which is on display at the George Eastman Museum in New York until Janurary 29th.

Read More

19.12.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: EKTA

ekta8

A series of collages by Gothenburg-based artist EKTA (click here for previous posts). Check out more images from “Heads” below!

Read More

10.02.16 by Staff

Abstract Rugs by Swedish Artist Jonathan Josefsson

Josefsson7

New collection of hand-crafted rugs by Swedish artist Jonathan Josefsson (click here to see previous post). Check out more of Josefsson’s abstract creations below! Or this month at Gallery Magnus Winström in Sweden.

Read More

14.11.15 by Staff

Cleverly Reconstructed Carpets by Artist Faig Ahmed

Ahmed6

Faig Ahmed takes apart traditional Azerbaijani carpets and recreates them, altering their patterns to create compositions with contemporary twists: pixelation, graffiti, optical illusions, and various purposeful imperfections. See more images below!

Read More

22.07.14 by Jeff

Colourful Giant Handmade Textile Butterflies and Moths by Artist Yumi Okita

yumi-okita-moths-00

yumi-okita-moths-01

yumi-okita-moths-02

yumi-okita-moths-06

Love these colourful moths and butterflies by North Carolina-based artist Yumi Okita. The pieces are made by hand using fabric, cotton, fake fur, fabric paint, embroidery thread, wire, and feathers. Lots more images below!

Read More

07.05.14 by Jeff

Nadine Nakanishi and Nick Butcher

nadinenakanishi-03

Handwoven, screen-printed, and painted textiles by artists, Nadine Nakanishi and Nick Butcher. The duo is based in Chicago, and I previously featured them here, here, and here.

Read More

03.12.13 by Jeff

Carey Ellis

Carey Ellis_01

Love this collection designed by Carey Ellis. More below.

Read More