Meet Your Favourite artists

Fibre Arts Take Two regularly interview fibre and mixed media artists from all over the world through our popular Friday Feature Artist series. People tune in live, through Facebook and YouTube to ask questions and hear about their favourite artist’s stories, philosophies and tips.

Below are the insights from some of our featured artists with a link to each interview.

Shona Wilson: Finding missing gods in small spaces 

Shona Wilson is an Australian visual artist with an affinity for nature and small spaces. Fibre Arts Take Two chatted with Shona about her long career. 


Minka Gillian: Weaving her legacy

Textile artist Minka Gillian takes fellow artists and art lovers through her Mind Garden, explaining her beginnings and philosophies. 


Lindsay Olson: Bridging two worlds

Lindsay Olson works in the space where art and science collide. Fibre Arts take Two had the fortune to talk to Lindsay about combining science and art. 


Hillary Waters Fayle: Alive in Beauty 

American fibre artist Hillary Waters Fayle spoke to Fibre Arts Take Two about her life, her art and her two great passions. 


Kinga Földi: Origami for fabric 

Kinga Földi is a Hungarian textile artist who uses an origami-based technique called pin-tuck. Fibre Arts Take Two had some one on one time with Kinga.


Eszter Bornemisza: Doing, doing and doing 

Hungarian textile artists Eszter Bornemisza explains her transition from mathematics to art and the importance of ‘doing’.  


Tracey Deep: Flora and Fauna

Fibre Arts Take Two spoke with fibre artist Tracy Deep about her latest exhibition. Tracy had some beautiful insights into her stunning work. 


Contemporary art talk with Juz Kitson 

Juz Kitson has produced stunning and provocative work both here in Australia and in China. Fibre Arts Take Two was lucky enough to chat with her.


Heather Hietala: Every Journey is Different

From rural beginnings to rag rugs to journals, Fibre Arts Take Two talked to artist Heather Hietala about her art and her life. 


Barbara Schneider: The unseen and the in-between 

Wabi-Sabi is the Japanese philosophy of seeing beauty in imperfection. We spoke to Barbara Schneider about Wabi-Sabi and other parts of her artistic journey. 


Tamara Russell: Embroidering for Change 

Tamara Russell uses her art to spread awareness of many social issues in Australia. Fibre Arts Take Two spoke with Tamara about her art, life, and passions.


Liz Hamilton Quay: A Passion for Sharing Art 

Liz Hamilton Quay is a sculptural fibre and materials artist and an assistant professor at Kutztown University. She recently shared her thoughts with Fibre Arts Take Two. 


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“Hi FATT. I just wanted to tell you how WONDERFUL the interview was. I felt like I was there and so in sync, totally understanding and agreeing with the vibes regarding the draw of nature, photography, simple beauty, etc. It was a magical hour for me today.” Lesley Riley

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