Category Archives: Fibre Art

Artist Profile – Barbara Hilts

Medallion VII
[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] Barb Hilts’s textile art pieces are intriguing at first sight. A better look will reveal its similarities to the art of smocking. While majoring in Textile Design at the Ontario College of Art, Barb was introduced to hand painted silk and was intrigued with the ability to produce and control […]

In the Loop – Focus on Fibre Art Association

Moose by Janet Mclean
[columns] [span4]   [/span4][span8] [/span8][/columns] Focus on Fibre Art Association ‘Prairies’ Biennial Juried Competition & Show of Fibre Art opened at Enterprise Square Galleries, May 4, 2014, with a public opening reception, featuring award presentations and special guest speaker, renowned fibre artist Martha Cole, in a unique main floor open public art gallery space. The […]

Amanda McCavour: Drawing the Line

Hands 2007
[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] The Fibre Report with Joe Lewis In June of 2007 I dropped in at the Lennox Contemporary Gallery on Ossington Avenue, Toronto, where the director knows my interest in textiles and fibre arts. He told me about a young woman who had been part of the recent York University annual […]