THE VALUE OF WEAVING
by Jennifer McCabe
Mexico City–based artist Máximo González gives new
meaning to the term “old money” with his weavings made
from foreign currency.
CAUGHT IN THE WEB
by Faythe Levine
The intricate handwoven tapestries of emerging artist Erin M.
Riley provide beautiful but arresting glimpses of a generation
out of control.
YARN: THE ART OF TWIST
by Tracy Hudson
Handspun yarn-as-art is sweeping across the Internet,
gathering community and fueling a new movement. Three
leading artists sound the depths of yarn’s potential through
sculptural and evocative handspun works.
by Susan Taber Avila
The collaborative art team of Nora Ligorano and Marshall
Reese transforms text into textile designs using handwoven
fiber-optic threads and information gathered from the
OBJECTS OF CONSCIOUS CREATION
by Monique Lehman and Elizabeth Michel
The circular tapestries of Polish artist Wlodzimierz Cygan
explore freedom and tranquility in mesmerizing woven
CRAFTING SUMMER ADVENTURES
Whether you want to get away or stay close to home, for
a week or just a day, you can develop your love for fiber arts
at one of our nation’s fine craft schools.
Chambers of Silk | Easy Felted Beads | Charmed by Art Yarn Journals |
Weaving with Kudzu, Nature’s Abundant Gift
Emerging Artists Showcase
Tatyana Yanishevsky | John Paul Morabito
Allyson Mitchell: A Room of Once Owned
FeltUnited | Olga de Amaral | Brian Dettmer
Tari Kerss: Duality
News & Notes
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
ABOVE: Erin M. Riley, Gateway Drugs (detail), 2010; handdyed
wool, nylon warp; handwoven; 36" x 25". Photo by the
ABOVE: Wlodzimierz Cygan, Seen From . . ., 2007;
wool, sisal, and linen; circular weaving technique; 50" x 63".
Photo: This Way Design.
ABOVE: Brian Dettmer, Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture
(detail), 2010; set of vintage encyclopedias; handcut and altered;
22¼" x 53" x 2½". Shown courtesy of the artist and SaltWorks