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Artistry in Fiber, Vol. 1:
Wall Art
Anne Lee, E. Ashley Rooney, Foreword by Marcia Young, Introduction by Meredith Re’ Grimsley
• Work of 100 artists who vigorously push the boundaries with techniques, processes, and materials
• Highlights the use of a multitude of textile materials, from horsehair to high-tech polymers
• Personal comments from each artist allow for deeper insights about why the works succeed
Connectingustothewidevarietyofcontemporaryfiberartinwall-mountedformat,thisresourcecombinesmore
than 600 photos with personal comments from100 of today’s established and emerging artists. In conjunction
with the other twobooks in this acclaimed series, it invites readers to re-examine fiber art through amultifaceted
contemporary lens.The creators here are pushing the boundaries of what wall-mounted fiber art is, using fibers
of paper, metal, fiberglass, milkweed seeds, or high-tech polymers. Bhakti Ziek’s computerized loomwork and
Sue Benner’s textile-collage quilts are but a few of the examples of how artists expertly combine different fiber
techniques in a single piece, go beyond the technical processes, and cross-pollinate mediums.
Size: 9 1/8" × 8 1/8" • 601 color images • 224 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5304-8 • hard cover • $34.99
AVAILABLE IN july
other books you may enjoy!
Contemporary International Tapestry,
978-0-7643-4869-3, $29.99
• Studio Craft as Career: A Guide to Achieving
Excellence in Art-Making,
978-0-7643-5252-2, $29.99
• Weave Leno: In-Depth Instructions for All Levels,
with 7 Projects,
978-0-7643-5101-3, $24.99
Artistry in Fiber, Vol. 2:
Sculpture
Anne Lee, E. Ashley Rooney, Foreword by Lois Russell, Introduction by Adrienne Sloane
• Work of 78 artists who add unusual dimensionality with knitting, coiling, knotting, and more
• Artists’ motivations and processes behind their stunning uses of fibers, from milkweed seeds to newsprint
• Invites readers to re-examine fiber art through a multifaceted contemporary lens
Nearly 500 photos of artwork with personal insights from 78 of today’s most noteworthy artists show the
tremendously broad range of possibilities that working in three dimensions can offer. In conjunction with
the other two books in this acclaimed series, it invites readers to re-examine fiber art through a multifaceted
contemporary lens. Both established artists and emerging artists whose work is attracting notice are gathered
here. Carol Milne’s knitted glass and Peter Gentenaar’s technique of vacuum forming and air-drying paper
fibers are but a few examples of artists using new materials with traditional methods.
Size: 9 1/8" × 8 1/8" • 478 color images • 224 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5342-0 • hard cover • $34.99
AVAILABLE IN July
other books you may enjoy!
What If Textiles: The Art of Gerhardt Knodel,
978-0-7643-4994-2, $45.00
• Hex Weave & Mad Weave: An Introduction to
Triaxial Weaving,
978-0-7643-4465-7, $24.99
• Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric,
978-0-7643-5220-1, $29.99
Early Praise
“An approachable and humanizing experience with fiber art.”
– from the Foreword by Marcia Young, editor in chief,
Fiber Art Now
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