Felicia Murray is a fiber artist from Maine, who recently became a part of the textile community in Portland, Oregon. Her tactile work and sustainable research explores seascape motifs, while communicating themes of climate change and global warming. She has created large-scale fiber art in France, Colombia, Denmark, and the United States. Her most recent work involves a study on the use of seaweed as a sustainable textile dye.
I meditate within each technique used. I find beauty in decay. I am fascinated by how things sprout, transform, breathe, mature, and blossom. I find textures and patterns in peculiar places. I become a scientist, exploring every angle, color, scale, and outcome of what I dissect. I breathe life into sterile and forgotten objects, bringing motifs from the outside environment inside. Overall, my work represents my growth as an artist thus far, and my journey through the natural world.
B.F.A in Fibers, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2019
I am currently located in Oregon and available for exhibition opportunities, residencies, and commissions.