Sonya Yong James' Profile
I see fiber as a basic common thread throughout the organic world.
I am an artist with a total obsession with fiber. I have a degree in sculpture and printmaking and I have been working with fiber as a new medium for the past nine years for installation work, utilitarian objects and design.
I dye, spin, felt, weave and knit different fibers that I acquire from all over the world. I work closely with shepherds and small farms to obtain my different fibers. I use a large range of available wools, mohair and other fibers from different animals including angora goat, Cotswold, Blueface Leicester, Border Leicester, Merino, Lincoln Longwool, and other exotic fibers when they are available. It is important to me that my fiber come from animals that are loved and well cared for. I also use silk waste that would…
- Born on October 31
- Joined April 24, 2007
- Sonya Yong James
- Atlanta, GA, United States