Susan Hensel : Communicating Ideas Through Digital Machine Embroidery


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Susan Hensel is a multidisciplinary artist with a long-established career. She combines mixed media with digital machine embroidery to create beautiful sculptural forms flooded with colour. Alongside runs her gallery & curatative experience, giving us a fabulous guest sharing her art practice wisdom, on Stitchery Stories textile art podcast.

Art is all about communication. Creating art to interpret your thoughts, inspirations, perhaps trying to make sense of the world.

And the communication continues long after the art is finished.... you need to tell everyone about it, so they can enjoy it too. Susan has some great advice about this side of a successful art practice.

We also dive into the aspects of when you take your art career to the 'next level' of exhibitions and galleries.

Susan Weeks chats with Susan Hensel about:

Getting excited about digital machine embroidery

The frustrations of inconsistent materials

Current inspirations from climate change & weather maps

How Donald Duck's blue jacket sent her into a life-changing artistic pivot!

Using techniques & approach appropriate for the ideas you are trying to express

Evolving beyond the clay & brealing out of the rectangle

Opening a gallery as a way of meting new people

Getting media & press attention

Artist representation

Understanding the gallery business

There are artists everywhere - who have created everything we use Switching between 'business mode' and 'creative mode' can be so difficult

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