Tactile Perception

One of the core reasons I enjoy working with fiber as an art form is due to its tactile qualities. This selection of work shows how an artist can unlock the sense of touch even from a visual standpoint. 


 Pauline Barrett, Guest Curator




List of selected artists and works

DAMSS ( Daniela Arnoldi & Marco Sarzi-Sartori)

Woven Landscapes
Karen Reese Tunnell

Jim Hay

Hairy Woodpecker
Melani Brewer

Family Ties
Lyric Kinard

Clouds from Indoors
Marialuisa Sponga Archi

Cherry Blossom 10
Chiaki Dosho

Knit Swirls
Michele Leavitt

Silk Explosion
Carol Ann Waugh

les 4 elements
Elizabeth Michellod-Dutheil

Jan Rickman

Elm Bark with Lichen 2
Martha Cole

Birds of Beebe Woods
Salley Mavor

Judith Mundwiler

Morning Wetlands
Trisha Hassler


Jim Hay
Sometimes craftsmanship and technique are too seductive to the viewer. They overshadow idea. This piece is simple torn cloth knotted around a dollar store shelf.

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