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.
    Look for our schedule or follow us on Facebook.


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
Trudy Rice
Currently living and working in Melbourne,  Australia, Trudy has artwork in the collection of the Olivia Newton John Cancer & Wellness Centre at the Austin Hospital and other various Private Read More

Gallery and Workshop

Counterweave gallery & workshop in Rome, 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