AIR Interview: Jamie Israelow

Jamie Israelow, one of our AIR Cycle 7 residents, has a knack for bringing out the most beautiful qualities in her materials. A weaver and designer, she makes woven items for the home for her product line, Hart Made. Jamie

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AIR Interview: Jamie Israelow

Jamie Israelow, one of our AIR Cycle 7 residents, has a knack for bringing out the most beautiful qualities in her materials. A weaver and designer, she makes woven items for the home for her product line, Hart Made. Jamie

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The Heat Press: A Love Story

Did you know that the Textile Arts Center has a heat press? Neither did I. Despite the fact that this behemoth of a machine takes up a decent portion of our precious studio counter space here in Brooklyn, I spent

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The Heat Press: A Love Story

Did you know that the Textile Arts Center has a heat press? Neither did I. Despite the fact that this behemoth of a machine takes up a decent portion of our precious studio counter space here in Brooklyn, I spent

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Work in Progress: Heidi Hankaniemi

For the month of May, we have loved hosting Heidi Hankaniemi as our Work in Progress resident. Heidi is a Finnish artist based in New York, and her practice incorporates the tactile and the performative, ultimately arriving at a body

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Work in Progress: Heidi Hankaniemi

For the month of May, we have loved hosting Heidi Hankaniemi as our Work in Progress resident. Heidi is a Finnish artist based in New York, and her practice incorporates the tactile and the performative, ultimately arriving at a body

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AIR Interview: Yunjung Kang

Yunjung Kang’s work has a tendency to knock the viewer just a little off-kilter. Her techniques often involve taking mundane household materials and manipulating them beyond recognition, stitching a heap of rubberized shelf liners into a dense brain-like figure, and

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AIR Interview: Yunjung Kang

Yunjung Kang’s work has a tendency to knock the viewer just a little off-kilter. Her techniques often involve taking mundane household materials and manipulating them beyond recognition, stitching a heap of rubberized shelf liners into a dense brain-like figure, and

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Brooklyn-based Artists Launch NYC Lace Guild

Lace was declared a new trend to watch by the New York Times for 2016, which noted that it was popping all over the spring runways in looks ranging from Victorian elegance to rock ‘n’ roll sex appeal. But rarely

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Brooklyn-based Artists Launch NYC Lace Guild

Lace was declared a new trend to watch by the New York Times for 2016, which noted that it was popping all over the spring runways in looks ranging from Victorian elegance to rock ‘n’ roll sex appeal. But rarely

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DIY Macramé Plant Hanger

The frigid, dark days of winter are long gone at Textile Arts Center, and if you’re like us, you’ve got a hefty case of spring fever! If you are unable to take a macramé class at TAC but want to green up your

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DIY Macramé Plant Hanger

The frigid, dark days of winter are long gone at Textile Arts Center, and if you’re like us, you’ve got a hefty case of spring fever! If you are unable to take a macramé class at TAC but want to green up your

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AIR Interview: Alex Goldberg

The other day, I was sitting in the TAC library as a group of young students came pouring into the Oak Knit studio for an afternoon class. Several of them skipped, danced and ran between the two long tufted ropes

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AIR Interview: Alex Goldberg

The other day, I was sitting in the TAC library as a group of young students came pouring into the Oak Knit studio for an afternoon class. Several of them skipped, danced and ran between the two long tufted ropes

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Compost Dyeing at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket!

The last Saturday in April brought some nice weather, so the Textile Arts Center decided spend it by heading down to the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket to do some natural dyeing demonstrations! There, we helped shoppers learn how to dye

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Compost Dyeing at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket!

The last Saturday in April brought some nice weather, so the Textile Arts Center decided spend it by heading down to the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket to do some natural dyeing demonstrations! There, we helped shoppers learn how to dye

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Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles

Presented by the Textile Museum of Canada, Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles is a landmark project showcasing a new generation of printed textiles by Toronto artists. Commissioned to produce new textile designs, ten contemporary artists extend their interdisciplinary explorations in

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Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles

Presented by the Textile Museum of Canada, Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles is a landmark project showcasing a new generation of printed textiles by Toronto artists. Commissioned to produce new textile designs, ten contemporary artists extend their interdisciplinary explorations in

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Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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