Kerri Ivany is a textile artist in St. John’s. She graduated from the College of the North Atlantic’s Textiles program in 2013 and now has a studio space at Quidi Vidi Plantation, where she makes clutch purses, cards, dyed fabrics, and embroideries. Kerri’s art is inspired by the natural world.
In this episode, Natalie Dignam chats with Kerri about how she got started in her art, organic patterns, the shibori dye process, and what it means to be a juried member of the Craft Council of NL.
This episode is part of a series of programs in partnership with the Memorial University graduate course Folk 6740 - Public Folklore, and the Craft Council of NL, to document craft traditions in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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The Living Heritage Podcast is about people who are engaged in the heritage and culture sector, from museum professionals and archivists, to tradition bearers and craftspeople - all those who keep history alive at the community level. The show is a partnership between HFNL and CHMR Radio. Past episodes hosted on Libsyn, and you can subscribe via iTunes, or Stitcher. Theme music is Rythme Gitan by Latché Swing.