Early Medieval Embroidery, Women and Creativity.

By Alexandra Makin. I’m a textile archaeologist specialising in early medieval embroidery but I’m also a professional embroiderer, having trained on the Royal School of Needlework’s three-year apprenticeship. I’m particularly interested in early medieval embroidery because it offers so many opportunities to explore not only the technical attributes of fibres and stitching, or designs and…

Studio H Canada International Art Residency – Call to Artists

We are pleased to announce that the Studio H Canada International Artist Residency is now accepting applications. This unique residency is custom-designed to meet your individual needs and goals in a safe and supportive environment. Artists are invited to apply now for art residencies of any duration in this idyllic setting on Vancouver Island in…

The Indigo Iona Saga and the Settlement of Iceland

Today’s featured post is by G. Scott MacLeod, who has successfully embodied the mission of the Northern Women Arts Collaborative by combining both scientific research and art. Based on an exhibit and research project carried out at the National Museum of Iceland, Scott has created a film and graphic novel about the life of a…