Historically Inaccurate: beautiful embroidery by Richard Saja

Cheyenne Tulsa Contributor

By Cheyenne Tulsa in New Art on Friday 1 February 2013

Richard Saja is an accomplished textile designer whose work involves embroidering quirky, brightly coloured patterns on old traditional French toile. Saja transforms historic, rather bland, 18th century figures by embellishing them with Maori face tattoos and clown outfits. One might even find a mohawked Victorian lady dressed as punk-rocker. His original, one-off creations, have landed him partnerships to create designs for some of the biggest retailers in the fashion world: Opening Ceremony and Bloomingdales, among them. His designs feature reguarly on his blog, Historically Inaccurate.

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Mixed media art by Ehren Reed

Tidelands Reader Find

By Tidelands in New Art on Wednesday 26 October 2011

Ehren Reed’s work is often a re-interpretation of digital media through the throwback disciplines of stitching and embroidery, with bits of found objects, books and maps mixed in. But sometimes the hows and whys just don’t matter and you can simply stand back and say, ‘I like it’. I happen to also adore the person.

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Alicia Ross

Tes One Contributor

By Tes One in New Art on Tuesday 1 June 2010

Having already been a fan of Alicia Ross’s work, I’ve since had the pleasure of becoming friends with her over the past few years. Her friendly persona amplifies the contrast in her intricate embroidery of remixed, provocative compositions. Her ongoing Motherboard Series is a beautiful example of her work and a breath of fresh air […]

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Embroidered Wonder Bread

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 20 May 2010

Forget peanut butter and jelly. Artist Catherine McEver kicks up plain old white Wonder bread by embroidering on these humble slices. Yes, embroidering.

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