Barbara talks about the next step in her Burlesque series. Corsets!
Warping, preparing to weave and weaving the hem on Never More Here is a short video showing the process of warping a large black pipe loom. This is a verticle loom layed down to facilitate warping. The tapestry to be woven, Never more will be … Read more
Certificate of Excellence for Never More Cartoon My cartoon/design for my upcoming tapestry Never More has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Circle Foundation of the Arts in Lyon, France. I submitted the cartoon to their Themed Contest: Art in the time of … Read more
Barbara tells a brief story of her journey in tapestry from faces to figures.
Above: Bound created in Aino Kajeniemi’s workshop includes couched threads and flying shuttle. American Tapestry Alliance Retreat with Aino Kajaniemi: Inspiration and Risk I have admired Aino Kajaniemi’s tapestries since I first saw her work. When I read she was going to teach at the … Read more
Barbara was interviewed by Deborah Blakeley of Zone One Arts. Read the complete interview transcript.
“The medium of tapestry weaving allows me to create images and cloth at the same time.” Barbara Burns, Maine, USA,
The combination of these two elements brings us Barbara Burns’ wonderful modern tapestries. Zoneone Arts is delighted to bring Barbara Burns to you.
My experience with text in tapestry is varied. My first attempt was with one of my very first pieces a portrait of Margaret Sanger the founder of Planned Parenthood. I used sepia tones for the piece which is 10” x 8.5” and 8 epi. … Read more