Alison Muir

Juried Artist Member (JAM)


Artist Statement
Water is the driving force in Muir’s World.
She had developed an individual style using layered 'vliesofixed' strips of cloth in the early 2000s.

The thesis and accompanying exhibition 'Fathoming the depths: informative textiles' presented social & environmental issues: the politics of water and an MaDes (Hons) was awarded in 2010, using experimental works.

For the last 10 years, Muir has experimented with natural dyes and mordants, using indigo and Australian flora as the source material. Exhibitions include Quilt National 2011 and 2019 in the USA, Australian, European, and New Zealand sites

Muir starts with a 'water message' and the design is generated using appropriate research, techniques, colours, and stitching with unconnected traditions such as dyed textiles and political comment, scientific details, and text in natural dyed textile landscapes/seascapes.

All deliver messages, sometimes political and always passionate about our water environment.