prism

textile inspired art

prism

textile inspired art

Kim Winter

Kim loves to echo structures and processes from nature in her art, from the mathematical basis for a spiral shell to the chemistry of leaf prints on pavements. She finds the alchemy of transforming fluffy sheep’s fleece into a robust felt sculpture or using common garden weeds to create delicate marks on fabric endlessly fascinating.

Living in a city offers plenty of opportunities to observe the interaction between urban life and nature, providing inspiration and sometimes materials for her practice. Nature is often ephemeral, but Kim relishes trying to capture its essence in more permanent form in her work.


TEXTILE PRACTICE
With a strong focus on form and materiality, Kim’s favourite techniques are wet felting, basketry and natural dyeing. Her work is inspired by the natural world, and she often incorporate found objects in her pieces.

Kim is also a member of South London Women Artists and the International Feltmakers Association.