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Art Exam Artists. Ehalill Halliste : People/Family. Type of Artist: Textile artist Technique: Tapestry art Materials: Woollen textiles, paint and flaxen threads. Culture/Home: Kohila in Estonia Inspiration: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Art Exam Artists

Art Exam Artists

Ehalill Halliste: People/FamilyType of Artist: Textile artistTechnique: Tapestry artMaterials: Woollen textiles, paint and flaxen threads.Culture/Home: Kohila in EstoniaInspiration: Emotion, expression, poetry, romantic Estononian landscape, Estonian women, environment.Website:

Estibaliz Hernndez/ Pintameldia: People/FamilyType of Artist: Textile artist, illustrator, amatour storytellerTechnique: Digital printing, mixed media such as ink and markers.Materials: Printed on archival Canson Arches Velin Museum Rag paper. This paper is naturally age-resistant and has a unique fine-grained and smooth surface.This paper is Acid-free and Mould-Made (the finest and oldest paper making technique).Culture/Home: Bilbao in SpainInspiration: Pintameldia stands for paint my day.Twenty years working in the music industry managing bands, founding an indie record label etc which can be seen in her simplistic logo drawing style.Her passion for drawing as a child.Her own children as a parent producing story like pictures.Website:

Laura McCafferty: PeopleType of Artist: Textile artist, documentary illustratorTechnique: Photography, drawing, appliqu, screen printing and hand embroidery.Materials: Mixed-media, textiles and paper.Culture/Home: Born Northern Ireland, now living in Nottingham in England.Inspiration: Reporting about ordinary people, events and stories.She photographs the subjects, interviews them, collects letters, texts emails, Produces small studies on the subject using line drawing, fabric appliqu, screen-print and hand-stitch.Website:

Anne Kyr Quinn: Abstract FormsType of Artist: Textile designer, sculptural textilesTechnique: Cut, sewn and finished by handMaterials: Luxury, textiles or felt.Culture/Home: Britain's leading manufacturer of handcrafted interior textile.Inspiration: Organic forms (natural forms), simple forms and textures.Anne Kyyr Quinns sculptural approach has pioneered (started) a new genre of interior textiles based on three-dimensional structure rather than smooth surface ornamentation.Function: Hand crafted into cushions, throws, table runners, wall panels or blinds.Used to design showrooms and retail outlets (shops interiors and window displays).Website:

Ptolemy Mann: ArchitectureType of Artist: Textile designerTechnique: Ikat a hand dyed technique and woven textilesMaterials: Mixed-media (often uses linen).Inspiration: Ptolemy Mann works with architects to produce textile panels for interior design which feel 3D like architectural forms.She is inspired y line, shape and form and the geometric nature of architecture.She is interested in colour theory and how it can alter shape and mood.She offers architectural colour consultancy to advise others on colour application within an environment and the psychological wellbeing within healthcare environments.Function: Her designs are used in interior design and is commissioned for specific domestic, corporate and public spaces. Clients include: London Transport, Christopher Farr, NHS, Hilton Hotel group, Cunard, KPMG, Savills, Derwent London, Building Better Health, Land Securities Swankye Hayden Connell Architects and Stanton Williams Architects.Website:

Ingrid Sixsmith: ArchitectureType of Artist: Textile designerTechnique: hand woven tapestries, tufted and carved hangings & rugs, digitally designed and printed silksMaterials: Mixed-media (often uses silk).Inspiration: Influenced by nature, landscapes, human figure doing ordinary activities.Interested in the peaceful rhythm and hectic rhythm of city lifeGains ideas from photographs that she takes of her local environment.Function: She is commissioned to produce designs for interiors, mainly healthcare environments. Website:

Clare Lanes: Architecture/ MemoriesType of Artist: Textile artistTechnique: drawing, painting and photography and then transferred to computer where they are layered and digitally manipulated.Materials: Mixed-media (fabric and paper).Inspiration: Colour, pattern, space, place and function of a building inspires her.Influenced by her previous career in Surveying and Architecture.Architectural forms and the history of buildings fascinate her.She is interested in how buildings seem permanent, when actually they are always changing through age and the buildings purpose in our forever changing modern world.Website:

Zakee Shariff: Architecture/ World Around UsType of Artist: Textile and fashion designer, illustrator, interior and product designer.Technique: drawings, prints, and paintings Materials: fabric, paper, canvas, clothing, wallpaper, album cover artworkInspiration: Symbols of peace and love and the scenery from the world around her.The aim of Zakee Shariffs work is to send out a message of peace and love to encourage people to think more deeply about the world they live in. Function: Clothes line, which is popular world wide and has a cult following.London-based, she set up her studio in 1993.In 1996 she launched the Zakee Shariff ladies clothing collection.In 2001 she began another line for a younger audience called Maggie.Website:

Bean Gilsdorf: Travel/CultureType of Artist: Textile artistTechnique: collage, installations and videosMaterials: Mixed-media (paper, fabric and found materials).Inspiration: Uses historical and cultural items to recreate everyday images of commercial items.Recycles items and deconstructs them from their original form to create stereotyped commercial American objects or values.Her images have a narrative quality, where a story seems to be paying out about the object.She is inspired by the way we archive (record and keep) stories in our own history and how we can record ideas not just through the written word but through other means of collage, installation art and video.Website:

Paddy Killer: Travel/CultureType of Artist: Textile artist and designer, installation artistTechnique: Hand and machine embroidery, painting, drawingMaterials: Silk, satin, cotton, velvet, Indian ink, plaster, wood, ceramics, and glass.Inspiration: In the 70s she was inspired by landscape, Pre-Raphealites; the 80s ranged from hothouses, gardens, ceramics, Renaissance painters; the 90s she was interested in the human figure, Renaissance painters; and the 00s she was still interested in the human figure and any artist who portrayed detail in their drawing.Function: Killer enjoys commissions as it encourages to explore new areas of art and culture.She has designed fashion, interior and product designs.Website:

Deanne Fitzpatrick: LandscapeType of Artist: Textile artistTechnique: Rug hookingMaterials: WoolInspiration: Her 7 acres of land and old farm house.She goes walking everyday to relax the body and mind.The feeling of fresh air and the ever changing landscape.Simple life away from urban culture (city life) and commercial material objects.Traditional and calming technique of rug hooking.Website:

Carol Naylor: LandscapeType of Artist: Textile artistTechnique: Machine embroideryMaterials: Painters canvas, rayon, cotton, woollen and metallic threads.Inspiration: Her work is about the exploration of surface of the fabric through her techniques like a person would when hiking across the land.She is concerned with the way in which land is affected by changes, such as climate and farming.Different methods cultures choose to farm and the way they shape the land interests her.Experiencing the land through walking, maps and aerial photos inspire the layers and marks in her work.Artist Raoul Dufys use of dark lines over block forms, artist Paul Klees use of colour and light, and the poetry of Robert Frost.Function: Naylor has done commissions for several Hospital Trusts in the form of wall hangings.She makes large scale pieces as well as smaller, more intimate works.She starts her work by producing drawings and designs before agreeing on a final image.Website:

Helen Melvin: Landscape/ MemoriesType of Artist: Textile artistTechnique: Felting and machine embroidery Materials: Naturally dyed fleece and wool using madder and weld.Inspiration: The British landscape and coastline.She enjoys the chaotic feeling of nature, the wild feeling of the wind and waves.Many of the landscapes she portrays in her work are from memories in her childhood or places she has visited as an adult.The ancient technique of felting and naturally hand dying her materials creates an organic feel.The layers of felt and machine embroidery creates the feeling of different levels in the land.Website:

Sian Fenwick: MemoriesType of Artist: Applied artistTechnique: collage, crochet for jewellery makingMaterials: Mixed-media, collage (often found or collected items).Inspiration: All her work comes from collected keepsakes, items or drawings on her memories.She is interested in how a single item can trigger a memory or a feeling.She gets her inspiration from her own collected items or from gathering items from charity sh