Weekly Fibre Artist Interviews


Interview 129: Penny Mateer
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA

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For 129 weeks Dawne Rudman and Gareth Bate have been interviewing a new local, national or international fibre artist. Join us as we create a comprehensive archive of some of the most exciting fibre artists in the world. People have subscribed from 71 countries. Subscribe here...



The World of Threads Festival

The Festival is one of the most vibrant fibre arts festivals in the world. We showcase contemporary fibre and textile art in all forms. The festival is focused around Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre in Oakville. It is organized and curated by Dawne Rudman and Gareth Bate.
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Previous Festivals have drawn entries from 20 countries and 8 Canadian provinces. See past artwork here.

The Festival is also famous for our "Weekly Fibre Artist Interviews" series which has already featured 127 artists.



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