Category Archives: Julia Caprara

‘Walls Talk’s’ Narrative

‘Walls Talk’ has come back from South Korea where it was in the Canadian pavilion at the 2009 Cheongju International Craft Biennale.It is made up of panels in the same Julia Caprara technique as ‘Meadow’ but in this work it is the actual materials that tell the story.The theme of the Canadian exhibition at the […]

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‘Meadow’s’ Narrative

This work is another in a series where i have been using a technique developed by the co-founder and co-principal of the Opus School of Textile Arts, Julia Caprara. (Since Julia’s death the school is known as the Julia Caprara School of Textile Arts, of which I am a student).Julia published a series of articles […]

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BA (Hons) Embroidered Textiles & ‘Friends’ Shawl

I’ve been very busy this past week working at finishing off this semester’s module for my BA(Hons) studies. This semester I did Professional Practice, a practical module that sets me up to run the business side of my art practice so I will hit the ground running straight after I graduate.This year there has been […]

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Walls Talk Goes to Korea

I posted updates about this work, Walls Talk, during its creation. When it was complete I entered it in the 2009 Cheongju International Craft Biennale in Korea. This event is the Cannes Film Festival of Fine Craft – the work of over 1000 artists from more than 40 countries is exhibitied . Canada is the […]

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Julia Caprara’s Stitching Techniques

Back in 2005 Quilting Arts Magazine featured a series of articles written by Julia Caprara. In the Winter issue, Julia wrote about the importance of all textile students building their own personal “touch palette”. Since reading the article, I have followed Julia’s advice and used the technique she described as “painting with fabric, thread, and […]

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