Saturday, May 6, 2017

Bio.

Feltinelli is my Trade Name I made up and registered combining Felt and Nelli.


Here is my short Bio.
Nelly Kouzmina is a Fiber Artist working with natural fibers and dyes creating variety of pieces from wall art to wearable and accessories, exploring broad possibilities of felt making. Her work is original, one of a kind, and inspired by nature.
She started working with fibers in 2012, and developed her own style and techniques creating unique hand made textile - felt. 
Nelly participates in 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, February 2016, Fashion Show at National Textile Show in Oaks, PA, September 2016, and latest "Fashion. Fabric. Fibers", New Hope, in May of 2017
Her collections are sold in Trenton State Museum store, Trenton City Museum Boutique, East 28 Gallery, Burlington, NJ, Red Tulip Gallery, New Hope, PA, and Gallery 23, Blairstown, NJ.
She is invited to participate in pop-up art galleries supporting Home Front called ArtJam 2016, 2017, and WoW Gallery,2016, 2017, in Princeton, NJ.
In July of 2015 Nelly had her first solo exhibit in Plainsboro library Art Gallery, NJ.
In June of 2017 she has her second personal exhibit  there.
She is a member of 
International Association of Feltmakers IFA based in U.K. http://www.feltmakers.com/
Member of Northeast Guild of Feltmakers, U.S.: http://northeastfeltmakersguild.org/works/malahit-nuno-felt-dress/, Bucks County Guild of Craftsmen, PA http://www.bucksguild.org/, Trenton City Museum at Ellaslie, NJ: http://ellarslie.org/, West Windsor Art Council, NJ: http://www.westwindsorarts.org/, Artists of Yardley (AOY), PA: http://www.artistsofyardley.org/.

Nelly got numerous awards as 
Best in Fiber Art - Trenton City Museum at Ellaslie Open XXXI, May, 2014, 
1st Place/ Fine Arts & Crafts - Highland Park Art Show, NJ, 2014, 
Honorable Mention at Ellarslie Open 34 in 2017.
Best in Show, 1st Place - New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival, September 2014, 2nd place 2015, 1st place 2016.

Nelly teaches workshops and classes at Plainsboro Township, Lawrenceville, Artists of Yardley, PA, West Windsor Arts Center, Trenton City Museum, ArtWorks Trenton, Grounds for Sculpture.
  
Publications.
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).

Monday, May 1, 2017

Art Shows & Exhibits.

*Please note that all images are property of Nelly Kouzmina and cannot be used without written consent 
from the artist.

2017

* Shows and events are subject to change.

McConkeys Market
September 30, 2017
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Washington Crossing Historic Park, PA
1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA 18977

www.mcconkeysmarket.com/

McConkey's Market


New Hope Arts Festival
September 23 – 24, 2017
Saturday 10 am – 6 pm   Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

New Hope-Solebury High School, New Hope PA2017 New Hope 24th Annual OutdoorJuried Arts & Crafts Festival

http://www.newhopeartsandcrafts.com/





Ellarslie Open 34, 2017
Trenton City Museum
V.I.P. Reception May 5, 6 p.m.
General - May 6, 6 p.m.
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WoW Pop Up Gallery
14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ
Fibers. Fabric. Fashion.II
New Hope Arts center
May 6 - 28th
Reception and Runway on May 6, 6 - 9 p.m.
Runway, May 7th 5 p.m.
http://www.newhopearts.org/default.aspx?pg=785

Hand Made Hopewell, NJ
May 7th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
http://www.handmadehopewell.com/

Art Jam Pop Up Gallery
More details are coming soon.

Solo Exhibit
Art Gallery at Plainsboro Library
June 4 - 28th
Reception on June 4th, 2 - 4 p.m.

Paxon Farm Art Show, New Hope, PA
Labor Day weekend.