Jennifer Cox is a unique artist who combines crochet with painting in a way that’s original, bold and inviting. She was born and raised in New Jersey, moving to Michigan in 2000. She has training and a degree in advertising and graphic design along with fine art. Asked to describe herself simply, she says, “I’m an artist, designer and mom”. She loves anything creative but her first love is painting and now also crochet. Learn more about this talented artist and her work from the interview below.
Diny Slamet shares a beautiful yarn bombed tree in Australia that is related to the Mandalas for Marinke project in a small way.
Leandro Dário is a Brazilian 30-something artist working in a variety of mediums and doing really interesting, creative, edgy work with embroidery and crochet.
It’s that time of year, the time for looking back and checking out all of the amazing things that we’ve seen in crochet all throughout the year. Let’s start by looking at this year in crochet art.
Here’s another really special contribution to the Mandalas for Marinke project, a crochet art piece on canvas made up of several crochet mandalas turned into charming character faces. This one made me smile so much as soon as I opened the package!
Felieke van der Leest is a Netherlands-born, Norway-based mixed media artist who regularly incorporates crochet into her work. Learn more about the creative work from this crochet artist. Her work has been nominated or received nearly a dozen awards, is included in public collections around the world and has been featured in at least two dozen books and catalogues including The Zoo of Life collection of her works published by Arnoldsche Art Publishers last year featuring text in Dutch, English and Norwegian.
This blog is almost exclusively a crochet blog. I love other yarn crafts but it’s important to me that I feature crochet because it’s the one I really love and there aren’t a lot of sites out there that cater specifically to it. And even so, I’m so incredibly in love with Troy Emery’s yarn and pom faux taxidermy art sculptures that I just have to share them with you!