SITES OF INTEREST
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Surface Design Association:
The mission of Surface Design Association is to increase awareness,
understanding, and appreciation of textiles in the art and design
communities as well as in the general public..
Painters International (SPIN): Their goal is to establish silk
painting as a recognized art form by encouraging and promoting collecting,
displaying, and production of silk art at the highest level. SPIN
supports eclectic artistic expression."
School of Art: Discover the creative energy
and inspiring setting that is as much a part of the Haliburton School
of The Arts as the courses within the schedule. Whether you seek
motivation or retreat, simplicity or challenge, you will be encouraged
to find your creative voice within a community that fosters a sense
of belonging. With an eclectic and extensive variety of courses
offered at a range of skill levels, there’s something for
everyone! In addition to the courses there are many extra-curricular
opportunities to share time with fellow students and faculty members.
Wine and cheese gallery receptions, free presentations, instructor
slide shows, self-guided walk-about exhibitions, and social evenings
with dinner and entertainment will complete your Haliburton experience.
MUSEUM FOR TEXTILES The only museum in Canada exclusively devoted
to the collection, exhibition, and documentation of textiles from
around the world.
Handweavers and Spinners The Ontario Handweavers and Spinners
organized in 1956 to promote high standards in the fibre arts and
arouse public interest in our craft.
Village Guild of Village Crafts A variety of courses are available
at the Markham Guild of Village Crafts to satisfy your interest
(Markham, Ontario, Canada)
Guild of America Inc
Directory: a non-profit travel directory for fibre artists
Quilter Magazine Online - Our website offers plenty of inspiration
for all quilters--from the beginner to the expert.
Quilters Home Page
Needleworks & Quilting Quilting supply web catalog for fabrics,
notions, books & patterns. - email
Modern Batik - David Kibuuka has been promoting and teaching Modern Batik for over 10 years. Modern Batik technique is a revolutionary repackaged application that enhances the detail of an image on fabric using wax and dyes. The effect that can be achieved through resistant dyeing often results in amazing, unpredictable textures and tone.
Sheila Brogren: Using the traditional Batik method of a wax-dye resist, I have created a new look with this ancient art form depicting today's themes and scenes.
Kathy Tidswell: Kathy combines painting on fabric with free motion embroidery to produce works of art. She also blends innovative and traditional techniques to create unique wall hangings and original wearable art. Her pieces have been juried into Canadian Quilters' Association / Association canadienne de la courtepointe ( CQA/ACC ) National Juried Shows, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery Grand National Exhibitions and Ontario Network of Needleworkers Threadworks. In 1999 she won the CQA/ACC Award of Excellence in Wearable Art and in 2005 received Honourable Mention.
Ann Smith - Hand Dyed Wool Rovings, Handspun Yarn and Hats
Legari - Magic and scarves always go hand in hand. See some
of the work of this magician turned silk artist.
Lavery: A local shibori artist that has a small but beautify
gallery of her shibori quilts and kites
Khan is a printmaker/multi-media artist who resides in Toronto.
He is a graduate of the Ontario
College of Art & Design where he received a Bachelor of Fine
Arts, multiple scholarships and the OCAD Medal for Printmaking.
Munro: Dakini Silks featuring Silk Paintings by Katherine Munro.
was born in Kiev,Ukraine ,where she graduated from art school.In
1991 she immigrated to Israel,where she took private lesson on silk
painting. And she found out-this is her passion!Now she is Toronto
resident and looking for oppotunities to populate silk painting
Danziger : Some very nice silk painting work from N.W.T. and
Tickle: Textile artist
Roman: Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia,
Dana Roman now resides in Canmore, Alberta. Her education includes
a Masters degree in Architecture (1967) and textile courses from
the Ontario College of Art (1976).
Burch: A great informative site (neutral) about dyeing fabrics.
Great instructions on Tie-dyeing, batik dyeing and Acid Dyes.
Madden: A self taught textile artist who works primarily with
fabric paints on cotton. A wonderfully colourful and quality web
site with many examples of her work
Heller - original quilt artists who uses a lot of heat transfers,
silks to create textures and dimension
Source: Celebrating Textile Design and Innovation
Koning: Silk painter
Farm - is an alpaca breeding farm in Wilton, NH that has a small
alpaca store at www.wilpacafarm.com. At this site you can order
yarn or knitting kits (that include the pattern and yarn required
to knit the item). These items may be of natural color or dyed at
Sasonow- White: Silk Painter based out of Norris Arm North,
Illustions: Daniel Jean Babtist's amazing silk paintings
using Liquid Colours really show
off the possibilities with silk painting as an art and not craft.
Some of the best paintings I've seen using our Liquid Colours line.
He's even thanked us a million times. email Danial
Creek: Color Creek- Fiber Art is an open, working shop dedicated
to those interested in creating with fabric and/or beads. Mary Hertert
and Linda Smith opened the doors November 1st of 1997 and have been
non-stop ever since - Anchorage, AK
Studio Fiber Art Mall: Linda Smith
Shutt of Island Design: For the past 25 years my home and studio
have been on Grand-Calumet Island, located in the Ottawa River ,
85 kilometers north-west of Ottawa-Hull. Painting with dyes on silk
I create sculptures, masks, wall hangings, banners, screens, quilt
tops, kites, interior windows , kimonos and framed paintings.
Payne : Dyes rayon chenille yarns by warp painting or dip dyeing:
weaving and spinning