to the online portfolio/blog of textile artist, craftivist and community development worker Tal Fitzpatrick.
Tal was born in Israel in 1988 and moved to the Gold Coast, Australia in 1996 where she went on to graduate from Griffith University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts with 1st class Honors majoring in Contemporary Arts and Studies in Arts and Creative Industries. Currently Tal is a PhD candidate with the Centre for Cultural Partnerships in the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) at the University of Melbourne.
Tal is a is textile artist who works in a style that involves combining the techniques of appliqué quilting, drawing and painting in order to create large scale figurative cloth wall-hangings. Her work looks to address issues of gender equality, social and environmental justice and often involves some aspects of social engagement, community participation or collaborations with non-profit organisations.
Tal is a published author and also has extensive experience working in the non-profit sector as a community development worker, adult educator and in community disaster resilience building.
For more information on Tal’s PhD research into ‘craftivism and the political moment’ please visit: www.praxialpractice.wordpress.com
To contact Tal please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This work by Tal Fitzpatrick is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.