ReConnect | Online Exhibition 2021
Welcome to the second online exhibition of the International Feltmakers Association.

This selected exhibition is made up of an eclectic mix of work by IFA members selected by a panel of judges who are experts in their respective felt specialisms.

Many of the works have been created by the artists at home during the global lockdown but the theme of the exhibition looks towards a future in which we will all reconnect with loved ones, nature, and our existing way of life.

The exhibition includes work from members of the IFA from all over the world. Artists from; Australia, Canada, Ireland, Norway, Finland, Estonia, USA, Germany, Turkey and the UK have been selected to show work in the show.

To view each artist, please click on the image below and you will be taken to the artist’s page. There are 75 artists to see so please click along all 3 pages at the bottom to see them all.

Some artists also have links to their social media and websites so that you can view more of the work  or get in touch with them.

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Janna Turner

Artwork 1: 2D Farm Kaleidoscope

My Farming life represented as a kaleidoscope during lockdown 

 

Materials and Techniques. 

Wet and Needle felted, Pollsworth, coloured batts and Merino wool. 

 

Artwork 2: 3D vessel Farm kaleidoscope. 

Researching techniques with vessels incorporating my farm life as a kaleidoscope during lockdown. 

 

Materials and Techniques

Wet felted Pollsworth and Marshham with a Kozo, paper, silk paint.

 

Artwork 3: Foxglove and Bee vessel

Kaleidoscope representing colour through flowers with 3D needle felted Bees to create dept and clarity.

 

Materials and Techniques 

Wet felted and needle felted. Dyed fibres and Marsham curls and dyed batts

 

 

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