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Kim Paxson

Artist Statement Making felt is a physical pursuit. Lay out the wool roving. Perhaps add silk. Always add plenty of soapy water and massage vigorously until the fibers begin to interlock. Then roll and pound the wet bundle of wool until it is transformed into a sturdy, non-woven textile.   Because making felt requires movement. Because…

Image of Lyn Belise's art work entitled " Shardian Angel Constructions" 2014

Lyn Belisle

Lyn Belisle found her way back to painting in the summer 2012 when she took a workshop with Gwen Fox in Taos. This was a major development for her as an artist who had lost her way for a decade between 2000-2010. Lyn’s paintings are representations of the idea that we are all seeking places…

Miki Rodriguez

Inspiration, Impulse, Fiber – The materials of Miki’s works include traditional and non-traditional components, like cotton, silk, milgritos (Mexican charms), plastic and paper towels. Additionally, she considers common and uncommon techniques such as free motion stitching, embroidery, drilling and knotting.

Georgia Zwartjes

Georgia Zwartjes is inspired to create art from the remnants of everyday life, using materials outside the realm of traditional fibers. Many of her works incorporate recycled and found items such as tea bags, coffee filters, wire, and candy wrapper – that when put together, construct a story or theme that reaches beyond the materials themselves. …

Laura Ann Beehler

Laura Ann Beehler began her artistic journey at a very young age.  Her tempera paintings toured South Texas with a Young Artist’s group ages ranging from 6 to 12 years old.  Her journey continued into adulthood as she explored many mediums from oil paints to pottery.  In 1997 Beehler was introduced to ArtCloth when she…

Image of Leslie Tucker Jenison's Amsterdam Alley: The Shortcut Between

Leslie Tucker Jenison

San Antonio artist Leslie Tucker Jenison is inspired by the textural beauty found in the patterns of natural and man-made environments. Leslie loves the tactile experience of working with cloth and paper.  Using dye, paint, and thread, Leslie creates unique imagery on these surfaces.  The juxtaposition of the macro to microscopic world is a recurring…