Pussy Willow by Nelly Kouzmina

Type: Art & Sculpture
Price: $300.00


Pussy Willow by Nelly Kouzmina

fiber art. hand made felt.
11 x 14 inches

Artist Statement: This work - hand made felt using natural fibers - Merino wool, Silk, Viscose. Wet felting technique.

Bio: Nelly Kouzmina is a Fiber Artist working with natural fibers and dyes creating variety of pieces from wall art to wearable, exploring broad possibilities of felt making. Her work is original, one of a kind, and inspired by nature and imagination.  She started working with fibers in 2012, and developed her own style and techniques as well as unique surface effects. Mixing various natural materials such as wool, silk, linen, leather as well as natural dyes she creates one of a kind works.  Nelly participates at various juried art shows in New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania.  Her work was selected for the show “Fashion. Fabric. Fibers”, New Hope Arts Council, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2022, and Fashion Show at National Textile Show in Oaks, PA, in 2016. She also shows her works at various juried exhibits in NJ and PA. Her unique accessories sold in Trenton State Museum, Trenton City Museum Boutique, Artists of Yardley Gallery, as well as private galleries. She participates in pop-up galleries supporting Home Front and Trenton Soup kitchen in Princeton, NJ.  Nelly had her solo exhibits in Plainsboro library, NJ in 2015, 2017, 2021, and Bound Brook Public Library in 2022.  She is a member of International Association of Feltmakers IFA based in U.K., Member of Northeast Guild of Feltmakers, U.S., Member of West Windsor Arts Council, NJ, New Hope Arts Center, PA, and Artists of Yardley, PA.  Nelly got numerous awards as the Best in Fiber Art - Trenton City Museum at El laslie Open XXXI, May, 2014, and selected for museum exhibit in 2015, 2016.  She received 1st Place/ Fine Arts & Crafts - Highland Park Art Show, NJ, 2014,  Best in Show, 1st Place - New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival, 2014, 1st place in 2016.  Nelly is teaching classes and workshops in Plainsboro Township,NJ, Artists of Yardley (AOY), PA, Tyler Park Center for the Arts, PA, West Windsor Arts Center, Trenton City Museum, ArtWorks Trenton, Ground for Sculpture, Lawrenceville, NJ and private studio in Hopewell, NJ.

FELTMATTERS. Magazine of International Association of Feltmakers (U.K.).
December 2014 Issue. Spotlight on America article.
World Wide Colors of Felt. Book article. Holland (2016).

Her blog: http://feltinelli.blogspot.com


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