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
I have had my tapestry Brave and Valiant Woman (also known as Fréo Ellenlic) accepted into the 11th “From Lausanne to Beijing” Fiber Art Biennale, China. This will be an online exhibit first and possibly a brick and mortar exhibit post Covid. Over 1000 applications … Read more
Cancelled until further notice. Taught at Halcyon Yarn in Bath, Maine Instructor: Barbara Burns. Meets on: June 2, 3, & 4 Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, 3 days. Have you ever wanted to try tapestry weaving, but didn’t know where to begin? Or, … Read more
I am pleased and excited to announce I have been invited to become an exhibiting member of Markings Gallery in Bath, Maine, USA. Markings Gallery represents the best of the best in art and craft in the state of Maine with over 50 talented, Maine artists … Read more
Interview I was interviewed by Helen Adams at TextileCurator.com. You can read the whole interview here. Barbara Burns is an American tapestry weaver based in Maine. Her work is varied in her use of colour and style, yet is a cohesive collection as she focuses on figurative … Read more
Heallreaf 2 Award Pas de Deux has been awarded the Heallreaf Prize! Many thanks to the jurors of Heallreaf. Along with the £500 prize goes the beautiful “Heallreaf Bobbin” made from 2000 year old bog oak and made by local craftsman Andrew Dickinson. Heallreaf is a … Read more
Barbara tells a brief story of her journey in tapestry from faces to figures.