Genna Miles and her daughter (wearing one of Genna’s crochet hats); Source photo
Genna Miles crée des chapeaux au crochet qui conviennent vraiment de l'art. Elle utilise une gamme de différents matériaux, y compris des éléments de sa vie en tant que collecteur de cru de jolies choses.
More About Crochet Artist Genna Miles
Genna Miles used to be a resident of the Outer Banks (North Carolina) so a lot of the information I’ve gotten about her has come from The Outer Banks Voice. In January of this year she returned to The Outer Banks to show off her work in a show called “Genna Miles: The Rad Hatter, Recent Works in Millinery, Fiber and Fun”. I think the whimsy of that show title tells you a lot about the style of her work. Dans 1997 Genna Miles won the People’s Choice award in the CGOA’s Chain Link Juried Exhibit for one of her crochet hats.
About Genna Miles’ Crochet Chapeaux
The crochet hats that Genna Miles makes are designed to be functional if you want them to be. Cependant, they are also designed as unique, one of a kind art pieces that can stand alone as three-dimensional crochet art sculptures. Keeping in line with the art side of things, Miles doesn’t just use yarn to make her cool crochet hats; she also uses a range of other materials including elastic bands, dentelle, vintage multi-media items and even dog hair!
From Genna’s Website:
I like this description from Genna’s website:
“Each hat tells a story about anything from food to music to her New Orleans roots. She also creates custom hats that can be made out of animal hair spun into yarn. One of her hats even made its debut at the Kentucky Derby last year.”
Genna Miles Crochet Hat Examples
D'autres artistes similaires
The great artistic crochet hats of Genna Miles remind me of the equally awesome Xenobia Bailey chapeaux:
And they remind me a little bit of the cool sound suit costumes by Nick Cave:
Do you think Genna Miles’ crochet hats are wearable or just art?