Tag: Craft Ontario

Photo Gallery: Security Blanket Exhibition at Craft Ontario

From artist Jennifer Smith-Windsor: Security Blanket explores two notions of security. First, the security of the home—represented by antique, handmade domestic textiles such as doilies and lace. And second, the security of the state—represented by eight government-issue military blankets from Australia, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Switzerland and the United States. View a photo gallery of her textile-art pieces.

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Security Blanket: A Conversation with Textile Artist Jennifer Smith-Windsor

“Being a textile artist places one in a curious place within the art world,” says Jennifer Smith-Windsor. “It is a very niche area and often hard to define. Am I an artist? A craftsperson? A craft-artist? An artistic craftsperson? It’s not always easy explaining what my work is about.” Read more of her interview about her work and her current exhibition, Security Blanket, at Craft Ontario.

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