Feminist Fiber Art – Call for Entries

Feminist Fiber Art (FFA) is an international woman-directed artist collective and educational organization. FFA organizes exhibits, craft fairs, community crafts nights, classes, and benefit concerts for women’s shelters and feminist charities.  FFA is calling all fiber artists to submit to our project. Artists that submit are considered for exhibition, features on our website & social media,…

Inspired to Stitch – Ellen Schinderman

For LA-based artist Ellen Schinderman, the path to contemporary textile art stardom began back in 2007, when she became intrigued by what porn would look like rendered in needlepoint. Encouraged by erotica transformed into stitch, Schinderman tapered off her performing career as an actor and writer, and fell down what…

Inspired to Stitch – Emma Rose Laughlin

(Warning: The artwork featured in this column is Not Safe For Work by many standards, so be selective about when you view it. But do not miss it.) When writing about the hyper-feminine, delicate artwork of Emma Rose Laughlin, the tag line could read, “This is not a pearl.” Why?…