Textile Arts in Appalachia

Choosing a word to describe the year ahead has become my routine. PROMOTE is 2023’s. Monthly, on the 20th, a blog post will be released introducing people, places and or events I have researched. Focusing on contemporary textile arts, today’s makers of Appalachian traditions or the stories behind objects, the posts will aim to promote… Continue reading Textile Arts in Appalachia

Making art – Why?

Winter Along the New River in West Virginia

I am beginning a new website and thought to muse on creating art.Please visit SusanFeller.com over the next months to learn my story. I waver between how the methodical, rhythmic action stitching and loop making settles me to an anxiousness felt designing a visual message recording life around me.  Viewing installations, collections and themed exhibits… Continue reading Making art – Why?

Introduction

Susan Feller is an artist using traditional handcrafts to archive current events. The slow process of pulling fabric with a hook into loops, threading a needle and stitching, even drawing a design with a marker onto a loose weave canvas allow me time to think about the subject and you the audience. How can I… Continue reading Introduction

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