Congratulations to WAFTA member Katrina Virgona on her recent successes

I’m sure we all join in congratulating WAFTA member and local Perth textile artist Katrina Virgona in her two recent textile successes.

1. Katrina’s jewellery piece from the WAnt Exhibition (Jewellery & Metalsmiths Group of Australia WA, Melbourne 2017)

has been selected for a book titled ‘Jewellery and Metalsmiths Survey’ to be published by the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) in Oregon, USA.

Spanish Whispers VII Materials: Silk, muslin, wool & human hair felted and stitched onto wire and plastic armature. Dimensions: H200mm x W170mm x D180mm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. BORDERLINE http://www.miniartextil.it/miniartextil.php?lang_id=1 

The miniature straight jacket (below) is featured in an exhibition currently in Como (Italy) titled The exhibition is the 27th Annual Miniature Textile Exhibition and runs until November 16th 2017.

Straight Jacket Front           Materials: Silk, muslin, wool & human hair felted and stitched onto wire and plastic armature. Dimensions: H200mm x W170mm x D180mm.

Straight Jacket Back

Straight Jacket Top Down

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