Transformations Photorealism in Thread

We are so varied in our ways of understanding. It is our interpretation that makes us creatively unique. Once a situation becomes a photograph, the real story has already shifted. When transferring it to textile, it changes again. Threads and colour are to a textile artist as words are to a writer and light is to a photographer.


Jan Frazer

About Jan Frazer Artist Artworks and Profiles Gallery

Whell Be Seeing You

Jan’s quilting experience began more than 35 years ago in Knoxville Tennessee. Jan takes inspiration for her quilts from the natural beauty of her beach side suburb, from architecture, gardens and even art pieces in a gallery. Jan utilises a number of techniques in her quilt making, more...

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This exhibition explores the imagination and creativity of fourteen highly-acclaimed Textile Artists

Each was given a Reece Scannell photographic image on linen. There were no words, and the images were ambiguous. Their task was to create their own story through preferred mediums and textile applications.

Each has chosen different techniques to tell their tale. Each of these works says as much about the art as it does about the artist. As a photographer, I have worked on some amazing projects. I have been widely published and exhibited with many prestigious organizations. This has been one of the most fascinating and rewarding collections I have worked on to date.

Workshops & Showroom

  • Improve Your Understanding of Colour

    1 Day - 20 Participants
    Six Hours FIRST

    Improve Your Understanding of Colour

    2 Tutors - Reece Scannell & Jan Frazer

    The aim of this 6 hour project is to gain a heightened understanding of colour through a set of comprehensive and challenging exercises dealing with the use of colour in history, art, architecture, fashion and textile resulting in the creation of an individual and personal colour reference system applicable to textile art works and contemporary quilting projects.

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  • Talk and Presentation

    Textile & Colour Talk
    Larger Groups - 2hrs

    Talk and Presentation

    Presented by Reece Scannell

    This informative talk and presentation is a highlighted version of the colour workshop where groups will be introduced to useful design and colour concepts .He will show his hand printed textiles and a selection of artworks made from them. A limited range of textiles and kits will be available for purchase on the day...

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  • Rozelle Showroom

    Reece Scannell Textiles

    Rozelle Showroom

    Textiles range can be viewed and purchased by appointment at our Rozelle Showroom in Sydney.

    On Appointment ⟩