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"Interstellar Space" by Thomas Roach

Interstellar Space by Thomas Roach, 2014.
36″ X 36″ Cotton and indigo, machine and hand stitching.

Thomas Roach





Thomas is interested the relationship between text and textile, particularly exploring cloth to share community and spiritual stories. Principally expressed in the design of distinctive vestments for Christian worship, Thomas also creates for individual spiritual exploration and meditation.

He shares his experience of cloth through consultations, workshops and community art projects. Currently he is co-leading the creation of 22 indigo-dyed quilts for the parish Hall of Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver.
Click here to link to the project website.

Significant commissions include Christ Church Cathedral, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund and St. Paul’s Cathedral Regina. Thomas holds a diploma in textile arts with distinction from Capilano College, and was featured in “Boys with Needles” at the Textile Museum of Canada and Museum London (Ontario).