Tag Archives: Portraits

Petra Wolzak


Admiring this new series of embroidered portraits created by Amsterdam-based artist, Petra Wolzak.  This series entitled, “Fighting Females”, honors a group of women who achieved enormous progress for their families, their village, their country, their world.  Her colorful portraits are constructed of leather, embroidery thread, wool, and glow-in-the-dark twine. The first of this series features explorers and people of the North and South Poles.

More of her work can be seen on her website, Facebook and Instagram.

Images:  Courtesy of Petra Wolzak.

Alicia Ross

Alicia Ross is a mixed media artist born in Medina, Ohio. Her work explores various aspects of female identity using photography, fiber, video and installation. We are drawn to her stunning cross stitch phrenology portraits abstracted from digital photographs. More of her work can be viewed on her website, Facebook and Instagram.

Images: Courtesy of Alicia Ross.