Counterweave Arts / Arte

Counterweave Arte represents Australian Aboriginal and contemporary arts & crafts artists, including emerging artists and makers, and Asia-Pacific textiles.


Counterweave Arte Gallery Rome, Italy




Products include

Services offered

  • Paintings, drawings and mixed media artworks
  • Aboriginal paintings, craft works and baskets
  • Hand-made sketchbooks
  • Traditional and experimental baskets
  • Indigo-dyed, nature-dyed and nature-printed textiles
  • Rare and specialist dyed and natural fibres
  • Hand-crafted spindles and other textile-working tools
  • Contemporary Jewellery
  • Engravings
  • Japanese mokuhanga woodblock prints
  • Photographs
  • Mixed-technique prints
  • Classes and demonstrations will begin in late 2017.
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Counterweave Artists

Felicity Griffin Clark
Felicity Griffin Clark is a mixed media and textile artist, and co-director of Counterweave Arts. She uses silk, wool, alpaca and linen, mulberry bark, synthetics, paper, metals and found objects Read More
Jessica Phippen – Icaphi
Jessica Phippen is a Gold and Silversmith based in Melbourne, Australia who explores the notion of wearable art, the object in relation to the body.    
Lisa Sewards
Lisa Sewards is an award-winning Melbourne based artist with her work represented in collections throughout Australia.  Her work has also been shortlisted for a number of major Acquisitive Awards in Read More
Mary Burgess
Mary Burgess is a hand weaver in Melbourne, Australia. She runs the Woven Memories project @ She works with people who have kept precious clothes, fabric, scarves and buttons, Read More
Trace Willans
“My Art is all about walking lightly on the earth. I have an ongoing mission to continuously refine my arts practice to be as ecologically sustainable and environmentally friendly as Read More

Gallery and Workshop

Counterweave gallery & workshop in Rome will open in March/April 2017 – Specialising in Australian Aboriginal and contemporary arts and crafts. Workshops and mentoring in print and fibre craft techniques.


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We are members of the Indigenous Art Code and a Fair Trade business