eMbroidery – Stewart Kelly

Welcome to eMbroidery, a series of interviews with male embroiderers. This month, Stewart Kelly.     Name: Stewart Kelly Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Main embroidery medium: Drawing with Hand and Machine Embroidery Noteworthy projects or pieces: Recent exhibitions have included Fibremen 5 and Scythia 11: International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art…

Pinning The Past – British Folk Art Textiles

One of Summer 2014’s big London art exhibitions was Tate Britain’s British Folk Art show. Folk art is generally defined as things made by non-professional artists outside of the commercial art world. It isn’t really as simple as that, and this exhibition acknowledges that there’s no exact definition. What is…

eMbroidery – Eran Inbar

Welcome to eMbroidery, a series of interviews with male embroiderers. This month, Eran Inbar. Name: Eran Inbar Location: Israel Main embroidery medium: Hand embroidery Noteworthy projects or pieces: Settlement (the Hebrew word, Hityashvut, means both ‘settlement’ and ‘sitting down’) is one of my personal favorites, and has been in a number…

eMbroidery – Dale Rowse

Welcome to eMbroidery, a series of interviews with male embroiderers. This month, Dale Rowse. Name: Dale Rowse (a.k.a Quilting Cowboy) Location: Los Angeles, CA Main embroidery medium: Quilting Noteworthy projects or pieces: My Texas Star was photographed for a book. How did you come to be an embroiderer? I was a…