Tag: artist

Tapestry Artist Alisa McRonald and Her 2020 Search for Black T-Shirts

[Open Access] Textile artist Alisa McRonald spent much of the fall and winter of 2020 searching in vain for black T-shirts. She was working on a weaving called “Pierrot,” the last in her “My Little Arcana” series of tapestries, and finding the materials she needed was proving to be a struggle. Kate Atherley chatted with the artist about her work, and about the unexpected challenges the pandemic had created for her.

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Kelsey Redman’s “FEED Manifesto” Informs her Fibre and Textile Art

[Open Access] As a student at Haliburton School of Art and Design, Kelsey Redman astonished her instructors by taking every single visual art and design diploma and certificate that the college had to offer. She turns everyday practical items like quilts, blankets, and pants into art pieces that explore the themes of longevity, sustainability, and emotional connection. Victoria Bingham interviewed the artist about her work.

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