HUMOR IS ESSENTIAL
by Kate McGraw
Cindy Hickok’s meticulously machine-stitched art attracts
collectors and awards with its classical references and everpresent
by Sabrina Gschwandtner
The exhilarating textile installations of internationally
celebrated artist Ernesto Neto are filled with magical spaces
designed for interaction and play.
by Kathleen Whitney
Janice Jakielski’s lavish objects humorously explore notions
of sensory perception and human connection.
DEDUCTION, SPECULATION, AND FANTASY
by Gordon McConnell
The found-photographic works of Jane Waggoner Deschner
are thoughtfully embroidered with words of wisdom and wit.
Going Local with Fibers | Knitting Together a Superhero Story |
Handmade Paper Imposters
The Kamm Teapot Collection
Crafting Your Online Presence
Karina Bergmans | Zoë Sheehan Saldaña
A Showcase of Fanciful Figures
Fiberart International 2010 | Taking Time: Craft and the Slow Revolution
Travel & Traditions
The Urban Fabric of Beijing
Maggy Rozycki Hiltner: Double Take
News & Notes
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
ABOVE: Jane Waggoner Deschner, t-shirt, mothers&sons (detail),
2009; found photos, embroidery thread; handstitched; 25¾" x
20" x 1¾".
ABOVE: Ernesto Neto, Anthropodino (detail), 2009; polyamide stretch fabric, plywood, spices (clove, black pepper, red pepper, cumin, ginger, turmeric), sand, black gravel, river stones, lavender flowers, chamomile flowers, rice, plastic balls, glass beads, polypropylene string, Styrofoam beads, polyurethane foam; overall area of floor elements: 27' x 122' x 82'; canopy dimensions: 192' x 122'. Installation photographed at the Park Avenue Armory, New York, 2009. Courtesy of the Park Avenue Armory; the artist; Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York; and Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil.
Photo: James Ewing.
ABOVE: Katherine Webb, Everyday (detail), 2009; hand-dyed
linen, cotton embroidery floss; hand-embroidered; 60" x 55". This
work is included in Fiberart International 2010 in Pittsburgh. Photo
by the artist.