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.

The Art of Business and the Business of Art 

Dreaming of a gallery show? Here’s an in-depth interview with Xanadu gallery owner Jason Horejs that shares helpful insights for artists.  


Ava Roth: In Collaboration With Bees 

Ava Roth is an encaustic painter, embroider, and mixed media artist. Fibre Arts take Two was privileged to talk to Ava about her collaboration with bees.


Bryony Rose Jennings’ textile menageries 

Fibre Arts Take Two speaks with renowned textile artist Bryony Rose Jennings about her whimsical and creative textile animal creations.  


From therapy to art therapy: Seth Apter

Seth Apter transitioned from being a private practice psychologist to a full time mixed media artist. Find out more about his journey and advice to others. 


Art meets science with Julie Ryder

Textile artist Julie Ryder blends her career skills, drawing from her scientific knowledge to create botanical works of art. Find out more.   


Richard Mcvetis: A stitch in time

Renowned textile artist Richard Mcvetis explains some of the story behind his well-known work 60 and discusses working the concept of time into his art.


Put your hands to work: with Kristy Kún

Fibre Arts Take Two caught up with US-based textile artist Kristy Kún to talk about her incredible feltwork and her philosophy on art.   


Clare Celeste: Service to the Earth

Fibre Arts Take Two enjoyed a deep conversation with artist Clare Celeste. Allow Clare to envelop you with her passion for the environment.  


Helle Jorgensen: Being an Artist and Being a Person, They’re the Same Thing 

From medical science to multidisciplinary art. Fibre Arts Take Two spoke with Helle Jorgensen about her varied career.  


Jeannet Leendertse - Seaweed baskets 

Get ready to learn about a unique medium in the fibre arts world. As artist Jeannet Leendertse talks to us about her work with seaweed.  


Neil Holland - The case of the Weeping Woman 

Prepare yourself for something different this time as document examiner Neil Holland talks us through one of Australia’s greatest art heists.


Shin-hee Chin: Salvation of Heaven

From South Korea to the US, to Fibre Arts Take Two. Fibre artist Shin-hee Chin shares her unique takes on life, art and gratitude. 


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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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“I just wanted to reach out to you today because I’m re-watching all the fibre arts takes 2 Friday feature artists videos. They’ve been a godsend to me, not just because I’m in lockdown at home, but also because they are an incredible inspiration too and have kept me creative. The generosity of those artists is greatly appreciated, taking the time to talk and share is a wonderful thing. And last but not least of all your insightful contributions to each video is motivational. You ask the questions we want to ask and questions we didn’t know we needed asking.” Bernadette Daly

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