Winy Smit-Vuijk is a conceptual textile artist, who explores themes dealing with motherhood, ancestors, and relationships. In this knitted work, she represents her expanding family through the generations in which repeat patterns are recognizable, but overlaid with the individuals’ characteristics. Nevertheless, a closely-knit family!
‘Blue Swimmers’ is an example of Winy’s work:
Winy is also the Managing Director of the Julia Caprara School of Textile Art. She offers a unique opportunity for distance learning. That's sutiable for those interested in mixed media textile arts to obtain a degree course validated by Middlesex University. For more information, visit www.jctextilearts.com
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