Rosie JamesArtist, Maker, Teacher, Researcher
I take my first point of reference from crowds and large gatherings of people, looking for the detail in the ordinary but also the commonality within the group. Photographs are used to still movement and to reveal details, these photographs are then used to create drawings. I sew these drawings onto fabric using a sewing machine. I use transparent fabric and I leave loose threads, thus revealing read full statement
|Location||Rochester, South East|
|Activities||Higher education, Further education, Adult education, Lecturing, Practice-based research, Workshops, Private commissions|
|Artforms||Book Works, Drawing, Mixed Media, Printmaking, Textiles|
|Tags||Embroidery, Stitched, Thread, Fibre, Sewing, Fabric, Figures, Screenprinted, Line, Hanging|
News & Events
New Book "Stitch Draw"
Stitch Draw by Rosie James is a book about drawing and stitching. It features the work of various textile artists with a focus on those exploring illustrative drawing with the sewing machine.
Art Textiles Made in Britain
07/08/2014 – 10/08/2014
Festival of Quilts, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, UK
A new group of textile artists showing work at the Festival of Quilts. We will be showing work which explores ideas about Identity.
04/07/2014 – 25/07/2014
POP Gallery Chatham, Kent, UK
A group show which brings together artists working in vintage fashion, make do and mend, stitched textiles, threads and paper. All with a textile threads fabricated connection.
20/06/2014 – 24/07/2014
UCA Canterbury, New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent. UK
This is the final exhibition in the Crysalis Moving Textiles series. Showcasing the work of 40 artists exploring the place of digital technology in contemporary textile practice.