62 Group
British Textile art exhibition, Package tour (knitting and stitch show) Bending the line National center for craft and design.
They are an organisation of some of the most initiative textile designers of our time, artists involved are people like; Elizabeth Couzins Scott
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Isobel Currie
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and Michael Brennand-Wood
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http://www.62group.org.uk/

Shelly Goldsmith
Transition and influence (the gallery of contemporary textile artists)
She works with fabric manipulating it to give it meaning and memory. She uses method and materials such as;
Weaving
Heat transfer
Stains
found objects
shell
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/i/interview-shelly-goldsmith-textiles-artist/
http://www.transitionandinfluence.com/gallery/shellygoldsmith.html

Maria Nepomuceno
The Force ( Gallery II Victoria Miro)
She uses traditional methods that relate to her Brazilian culture such as, rope weaving and straw braiding.
her work is playful and brings communities together as she is all for getting help with her large scale work.
maria-nepomuceno-1
http://www.victoria-miro.com/artists/_37/

Antonio Marras
Has shown his work on all major catwalks since his 2008/2009 Autum/Winter collection.
He has worked on collections for womens and menswear.
his work tends to be very sophisticated, silks and lighter fabrics.
anto
http://www.antoniomarras.it/home.aspx
http://www.shopstyle.co.uk/browse/Antonio-Marras?kid=6789027427.333481159&nodept=1&utm_source=Adwords&utm_medium=PPC&utm_campaign=Brands+General&utm_term=antonio%20marras&utm_content=27750179227&Network=s&SiteTarget=

Leigh Bowser
The blood bag project (still continuing) A project she started during her her last year of University
Now working on commissioned work.
She works primarily with embroidery.
leaa
http://leighlalovesyou.tumblr.com/
http://thebloodbagproject.tumblr.com/
http://leighlalovesyou.wix.com/thebloodbagproject

Jennifer marsh
Founded the International fiber collaborative
Works large scale, usually with others (collaborating) and often with children to create playful work that inspires people to be more creative.
Gas station cozy, 2008
The dream rocket, connecting art and craft with education.
jennmar
http://www.internationalfibercollaborative.com/

Lauren O’farrell
Lauren co-founded the UK’s woolly Godzilla of a stitching group, Stitch London in 2005.
Knit the city 2009.
coined the term ‘yarnstorming’ to describe graffiti knitting.
8 meter giant squid for London Natural History Museum.
works with knit mostly, also does other things, she is an Author and a photographer, she even claims to be a giant squid wrestler.
Illustration is also a passion of hers.
knitcit
http://www.whodunnknit.com/
https://twitter.com/deadlyknitshade

Lisa Bjone Linnert
its all about mark making onto fabric for her, weather thats tracing, using light, burning or even embroidery, all her work has a strong sense of drawing behind it.
linet
http://www.lisebjorne.com/

Grayson Perry
In the best possible taste
Winner of the 2003 Turner Prize
Works mainly in ceramics
grey
http://www.victoria-miro.com/artists/_12/
http://www.channel4.com/programmes/in-the-best-possible-taste-grayson-perry

Susie MacMurray
Works with sculptor and drawings as well as instillations commonly in Historic buildings.
Sculptors Drawings – Pangolin, London
Unnatural ‘Natural History’ – Coates & Scarry/RWA, Bristol
Resonance (solo show) – Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester
Pandamonium – Hyde Park, London – Artwise Curators for WWF
sus
http://www.susie-macmurray.co.uk/

Betsy Greer
Coined the term craftivism.
Written books such as Knit for good!
bet
http://craftivism.com/about.html

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