Muffy Clark Gill

Takes the old craft of batik; into contemporary art, giving it an new life. Zoneone Arts brings Muffy Clark Gill to you…   I  first discovered…


Yevgeniya Kaganovich

Yevgeniya Kaganovich, Milwaukee, USA How does Kaganovich find the time? With this complex mix, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Art…


Tasha Lewis

Tasha Lewis, New York, USA Tasha Lewis explains how she showed her art around the world.  The Swam went from the South Pole to her home city, New…


Deborah Kruger

Deborah Kruger, Chapala, Mexico Deborah Kruger’s inspiration is taken from bird migrational patterns.  Kruger’s work is a story, interwoven with…


Eleanor Bolton

Sailors, Scouts and Girl Guilds all know about knots, now Eleanor Bolton uses historical knotting and coiling techniques to make contemporary…


Sidhart Sodhani

How did the Dye School coming into being?  I have been running a natural dye manufacturing and retail business over the past four and a half years…


Annika Ekdahl

Why did you specialize in tapestry?  All throughout my childhood and teens I drew and painted, but the Green Wave winds in the 1970s awoke my longing…


Helen Richman

You have an ancient craft that you give a modern take to doing bespoke pieces. Can you give some insight into a small but precious piece you have…


Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė

Can you explain how you first began this combination of metal and embroidery? I will admit that this is one of the most popular questions I get…


Kristy Kun

Can you please comment on the statement, ‘Harnessed by the warmth and touch of her hands, wool emerges in a new dimension?’ I really can't stop my…


Barbara Burns

Can you expand on your relationship with fashion and your tapestry Revolution! Fashion Series? For about 10 years, I volunteered at a local…


Outi Martikainen

Your work has changed greatly since you completed Textile Art and Design in 1999. Can you point out several of the milestones? The whole way through…


Louise Saxton

You do not see your work as textile art, rather Mixed Media Assemblage can you expand on this? I describe myself as an “assemblage artist”, as my…


Pamela MacGregor

Explain how you were introduced to felt and the possibilities it presents to you artistically? I was an art teacher for 28 years in a public school.…


Flo Snook

It is not just the sea but the influences made by man to the coastline e.g. piers, fishing cottages that are represented in you work, discuss. I am…


Jenny Bowker

‘Hashim’  - image by Patricia Bolto Can you discuss your former training in science and the direct advantages this has played in relation to…


Amy Nguyen

Please comment on your relationship with Mary Edna Fraser and where it has led you? Mary Edna Fraser and I connected after I graduated from college.…


Meg Little

Explain the importance your move to Cornwall, in the UK, was to the development of your art in rug making? I moved to Cornwall in 1984 right after…


Alex Friedman

You have a BA, Art History / Fine Art degree. How has this influenced your tapestry? What was your artistic background? As a child I loved to draw. I…


Martha Fieber

You call your work, ‘Landscapes in Thread’. Can you discuss this? My work is all landscapes. Some are realistic and some abstract. By far, the…


Barbara Heller

Explain how you personally have promoted tapestry both locally and internationally? The most visible way I promote tapestry is by weaving in the…


Luanne Rimel

Discuss why you tend to work in series? The content of my work deals with Time, i.e. the passage of time, memory, remembrance, decay, and even…


Tracy Krumm

Childhood experiences passed on by Grandmothers have influenced the direction of your artwork, please comment? By teaching me to crochet, tat,…


Patrick Ahern

How did you break down this major misconception about who does crochet? I never thought crochet was something I could not do because it wasn’t what…


Maryline Collioud-Robert

There has been a strong and consistent growth in your quilts from the 1980’s through to today. Can you discuss how you keep developing your style? I…


Velda Newman

You began your artistic life as a painter: explain how this helps you now with your quilts? I think the most important thing about being an artist is…


Abigail Brown

Originally you were introduced to textiles by your grandmother, was this what lead you to becoming a textile artist? From a very early age I was…


Jackie Cardy

Do you get your inspiration from your garden, Elizabethan flowers, or from further a field? I think I get inspiration from everywhere, my garden and…


Betsy Hershberg

You have been knitting since you were eight years old, and have studied with some of the world’s best known knitters. Can you tell about one or two…


Fi Douglas

How were you encouraged to develop your personal approach at Glasgow School of Art? I was so lucky at Glasgow to have a tutor who really believed in…


Angela Betheras

What made you decide to place alpacas on your farm? I grew up in Labertouche, my parents had beef cattle, I couldn’t handle them on my own nor could…


Jennifer Gould

Tell us how your time in Japan studying weaving in a kimono factory influenced your artwork? It was a goal of mine to go there as a student, which I…


Lauren Camp

When you first wrote your poetry it was to accompany your art work. Can you explain how this worked? Early on, exhibitors of my artwork asked for…


Helen Smith

My signature Zoneone Arts question – what are the most important design elements? A number of design elements come together to make a real work of…


Cresside Collette

My signature Zoneone Arts question – what are the most important design elements? I trained originally as a Graphic Designer but from an early age I…