Jennifer Collier

Material: Mixed Media | Location: Staffordshire
Paper pioneer Jennifer Collier creates exquisite sculptures from vintage recycled materials in conjunction with stitch; a contemporary twist on traditional textiles. The papers serve as both the inspiration and the media for the work, with the narrative suggesting the forms. Through this marriage of unlikely materials old papers are transformed into something truly unique, delicate and complex.

Jennifer completed a BA (Hons) in Textiles (Print, Knit and Weave) in 1999 at Manchester Metropolitan University, and has had her work featured in over 80 magazines and over 15 books to date, including Thames and Hudson’s ‘Encore: The New Artisans’. Jennifer is internationally exhibited and has stocked galleries such as the Museum of Art and Design in New York, Liberty and the V&A.

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