Born in 1917, Albo D’Amore was introduced into the state school system as a child.  He first learned to weave while there.  After leaving the state schools, he became an advocate of people with disabilities. He has published several works in the Gateway Arts magazine On Our Own about his experiences as a young person.  While writing, he actively continued weaving, making handmade beads with clay, and producing an array of other fine handcrafts.  Through thick and thin, Albo has continued his…

Born in 1917, Albo D’Amore was introduced into the state school system as a child. He first learned to weave while there. After leaving the state schools, he became an advocate of people with disabilities. He has published several works in the Gateway Arts magazine On Our Own about his experiences as a young person. While writing, he actively continued weaving, making handmade beads with clay, and producing an array of other fine handcrafts. Through thick and thin, Albo has continued his…

Matthew in his home studio, talking about his amazing jewellery, weaving, inspirations and his current work, his second korowai - cloak. This was a part of Te Papa museums live workshops and exhibition, Kahu Ora - Living Cloaks, where Matthew was in residence weaving a cloak from copper wire, awesome!    Rob

Matthew in his home studio, talking about his amazing jewellery, weaving, inspirations and his current work, his second korowai - cloak. This was a part of Te Papa museums live workshops and exhibition, Kahu Ora - Living Cloaks, where Matthew was in residence weaving a cloak from copper wire, awesome! Rob

Sneak A Peek At A Textile Master's Pretty Pieces #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/jess-feury#slide10  Working woman!

Jess Feury - Textile Designer

Sneak A Peek At A Textile Master's Pretty Pieces #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/jess-feury#slide10 Working woman!

「 @[100002506223221:2048:Vesna Pleše] handmade Ondule reed made by her father. Vesna (From Croatia) says: I don't have the expensive reed ,but reeds that my father made for me from an ordinary one and I use them for over 20 years. 」

「 @[100002506223221:2048:Vesna Pleše] handmade Ondule reed made by her father. Vesna (From Croatia) says: I don't have the expensive reed ,but reeds that my father made for me from an ordinary one and I use them for over 20 years. 」

Hand-built miniature tapestry loom, size of an iPad, for travel.

Hand-built miniature tapestry loom, size of an iPad, for travel.

Preparing the wood and weaving an egg. It is about 22 inches high by 18 inches in diameter

Preparing the wood and weaving an egg. It is about 22 inches high by 18 inches in diameter

The Temple News visits Erin M. Riley, weaver and fine artist, in her Kensington studio to discuss her craft.

The Temple News visits Erin M. Riley, weaver and fine artist, in her Kensington studio to discuss her craft.

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