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Copper Pot by Anni Hunt

Copper Pot by Anni Hunt, 2008
17” X 9” Felt, dyed, stitched, foiled. Photo: Kenji Nagai

Anni Hunt

West Vancouver




I am a mixed media artist, and I work mainly with textiles in two and three dimensional art.

I love to create texture. I love things that are old and decaying; antiqued.

I find my inspiration mainly in nature and my West Coast surroundings.

I also like to use text in my pieces to draw the viewer’s attention in; to have them discover the words and symbols hidden in the details, which reveal the fine stitches and threads that have created the texture and text. 

I love to play with microscopic and macro contexts in my artwork; where the viewer’s imagination is free to explore the larger apparent shapes, but continues to find new details every time they see it again.

I have recently incorporated my textiles into encaustics with wax, which gives them a translucent appearance; a feeling of being embalmed/fossilized and aged.