Kim Doherty produces unique, hand-made textiles to wear, for soft furnishings, & art pieces for your interior spaces.
It’s the tactile nature of textiles that has so much appeal for Kim. To create things which cry out to be touched is very satisfying. From the fine silks & wools employed to produce her signature, award-winning hand-woven scarves, to the array of other materials such as wire, fishing line & found objects which are knitted, woven or melded to create art pieces & jewellery.
Her practice encompasses a very broad range of work, including cushions, either made from her hand screenprinted fabrics, or embroidered with her designs; hand-woven scarves & shawls; bags; jewellery; Art pieces, and a range of clothing & accessories embroidered with distinctive Celtic designs.
Since graduating from RMIT in 1994, having completed studies in Studio Textiles, Kim has participated in exhibitions, taken numerous commissions & shown her work in a variety of ways. She has continued to develop her passion for all things textile, & experiments with the innumerable materials that can be employed using textile techniques.
What is really important to Kim is to be able to share her absolute passion for her work & practice with you, in your life. Kim has a deep personal connection with every one of her pieces, which is what she strives to share & explore with you. Kim’s philosophy encompasses beauty & form, and accessibility for all. It’s a constant evolution as new ideas develop into finished pieces. The possibilities are endless……
In the short following short video, Kim reveals something of her practice & philosophies about her work. Just click on the link below.