AIR Interview: Aimee McLaughlin

2015 is here, and TAC’s Artists in Residence have been busy over the past few months exploring different skills, media and techniques. We are excited in this new calendar year to see what new creations come out of the AIR

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AIR Interview: Aimee McLaughlin

2015 is here, and TAC’s Artists in Residence have been busy over the past few months exploring different skills, media and techniques. We are excited in this new calendar year to see what new creations come out of the AIR

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Contemporary Color: 7 Artists ≤ 27

Seven artists, designers and all around surface sovereigns from all around the world (or at least the Western Hemisphere….) and their take on color: Cody Tumblin, Chicago codytumblin.com  gildedbeast.tumblr.com “In a lot of ways, I think of art as a

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Contemporary Color: 7 Artists ≤ 27

Seven artists, designers and all around surface sovereigns from all around the world (or at least the Western Hemisphere….) and their take on color: Cody Tumblin, Chicago codytumblin.com  gildedbeast.tumblr.com “In a lot of ways, I think of art as a

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Interview with Janina Anderson, ECCO Museum Artist in Residence

Meaning Structures (installation photo), 2014. Digital prints on vinyl and paper, sand, wire armature. ECCO Museum of Contemporary Art. Cadiz, Spain. Janina Anderson is an artist and designer working in Washington, D.C. From 2012-2013, Janina worked as an intern for the

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Interview with Janina Anderson, ECCO Museum Artist in Residence

Meaning Structures (installation photo), 2014. Digital prints on vinyl and paper, sand, wire armature. ECCO Museum of Contemporary Art. Cadiz, Spain. Janina Anderson is an artist and designer working in Washington, D.C. From 2012-2013, Janina worked as an intern for the

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Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire

I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art some weeks ago, and viewing this exhibition the rainy Saturday after Halloween could not have been more fitting. Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire is a fascinating and glamorous experience of

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Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire

I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art some weeks ago, and viewing this exhibition the rainy Saturday after Halloween could not have been more fitting. Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire is a fascinating and glamorous experience of

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The Language of Weaving: The Back Strap Loom in Guatemala

Nearly every human civilization has created some form of textiles. Of those, textiles are a means specific to their needs, resources, and spirituality. Regardless of the time and place, if a mechanism for weaving was created it must follow a

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The Language of Weaving: The Back Strap Loom in Guatemala

Nearly every human civilization has created some form of textiles. Of those, textiles are a means specific to their needs, resources, and spirituality. Regardless of the time and place, if a mechanism for weaving was created it must follow a

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Those Opera Curtains

Having an eye for textiles and even a novice understanding of how cloth is constructed can open you up to a deep obsession over the textures and fabric we experience every day.  I am a compulsive wonderer of ‘how is

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Those Opera Curtains

Having an eye for textiles and even a novice understanding of how cloth is constructed can open you up to a deep obsession over the textures and fabric we experience every day.  I am a compulsive wonderer of ‘how is

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Kimono: A Modern History

Like most textile enthusiasts I know, I am enchanted with all things Japanese. Living in Greece I rarely have the opportunity to see Japanese textiles in person, so when the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its Kimono: A Modern History

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Kimono: A Modern History

Like most textile enthusiasts I know, I am enchanted with all things Japanese. Living in Greece I rarely have the opportunity to see Japanese textiles in person, so when the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its Kimono: A Modern History

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Letterpressed Holiday Cards by Andrew Benincasa

Andrew Benincasa teaches paper-cut classes here at TAC, and this winter he has created three large images, and turned them into both a giant lightbox triptych and into small, letterpressed holiday cards. You can visit Andrew’s shop here. And view

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Letterpressed Holiday Cards by Andrew Benincasa

Andrew Benincasa teaches paper-cut classes here at TAC, and this winter he has created three large images, and turned them into both a giant lightbox triptych and into small, letterpressed holiday cards. You can visit Andrew’s shop here. And view

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Navajo Tapestry in Antelope Canyon

Last week I got the chance to fly out to Arizona and join my sister for the remainder of her cross country road trip home to Los Angeles.  Upon arriving in Phoenix, we headed north towards Page to visit the

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Navajo Tapestry in Antelope Canyon

Last week I got the chance to fly out to Arizona and join my sister for the remainder of her cross country road trip home to Los Angeles.  Upon arriving in Phoenix, we headed north towards Page to visit the

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ICA: Fiber Sculpture 1960 – Present

They say ignorance is bliss – and it is. My trip to the Boston ICA was no less enlightening than an epiphany. It not only validated what textiles as an art form could be, but also assured that textiles can,

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ICA: Fiber Sculpture 1960 – Present

They say ignorance is bliss – and it is. My trip to the Boston ICA was no less enlightening than an epiphany. It not only validated what textiles as an art form could be, but also assured that textiles can,

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