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Textile Designers - International


Contains profiles of over 50 of the leading names in the history of textile design with examples of their work. It is unclear who compile this very informative US-based site. See: for a wealth of additional information on the history of fashion and textile design

• Browngrotta Arts

Described as "Your resource for contemporary international art textiles and sculpture", the site currently contains profiles of approximately 100 artists with examples of their work. The site also contains a wide range of additional information on contemporary textile arts and sculpture including details new publications, forthcoming exhibitions and events, news items, obituary notices, links to blogs, etc.

• Lexikon der Textildesigner 1950-2000

Compiled by Dr Jutta Beder. Profiles of international textile designers active between 1950-2000. [Text in German].

Textile Designers - Canada

• Artists in Canada

Compiled by based in Saskatoon, Sakatchewan. Contains profiles of in excess of 1,000 contemporary Canadian artists working in a wide range of media including ceramics, carving, crafts, folk art, graphic design, illustration, jewellery, painting, mixed media, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, and video art. Also includes a separate category of Aboriginal artists.

All artists can be searched by name, media type and province. Contains links to the artists' Web sites and examples of their work.