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Fiber Arts

35 Portraits of RuPaul: The Drag Queen as Muse

Sally Hansell | Posted 02.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Sally Hansell

"I am an artist using drag queens as muses," said Longley-Cook, a tall, bearded 28-year-old with a disarming manner. "Ru is more than a muse. She's a role model and a mother in many ways for the drag community. She is deserving of a portrait of this scale."

LOOK: Woven Mug Shots

Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

Egyptian artist Ghada Amer's erotic embroidery and Shelia Hicks's impressive fiber constructions prove that textile art is no longer for prim and prop...

Fiber Arts Shine As Public Art

Hilary Harkness | Posted 02.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Hilary Harkness

Making things out of yarn used to be the realm of grannies, but fiber arts have evolved in the past few decades into a cutting-edge discipline.

Studio View: Jodi Colella, Fiber Artist

Hilary Harkness | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

Colella has a degree in biology, and her artworks often resemble natural forms. A piece in progress on a wall has gnarly twigs suspended by and interconnected with tendrils of pale skeins of fiber.