Artist Preview for the Febuary 3, 2018 RIVERCHASE LOVES ART show. Spotlight on award winning KAMI WATSON – fiber artist.

Screen Shot 2018-01-16 at 11.02.19 PM  A nomadic past with a focus on environmental conservation and humanitarian services has exposed Kami to global influences in design and culture and has fostered her desire to create functional and visual art with an ecological sensitivity.

As a second generation fiber artist, she freely explores the traditional art of wet felting, the fusing of raw fibers into a textile form with soap, water, and agitation, as well as the contemporary techniques of nuno (fabric) and laminate (multi fabric layer) felting.

​She combines renewable natural fiber resources, reclaimed silk sari and clothing fabrics, and her own hand dyed silk fabrics and fibers to organically create each of her works of art. She allows the materials she uses, and influences and experiences in her life, past and present, to guide her instinctively in color and design.

​An award winning fiber artist, Kami currently resides in Alabama, where she has been creating and teaching in her studio since 2014. Her work is available at juried fine art shows, and in galleries around the United States.

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