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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Work in Progress: Lisa Batacchi

Lisa Batacchi, our April Work in Progress (WIP) resident, creates work that traverses boundaries. Coming from a fashion background, she has incorporated knitwear into her recent body of work, “Soulmates (within time),” now on display in our Manhattan storefront. Not

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Work in Progress: Lisa Batacchi

Lisa Batacchi, our April Work in Progress (WIP) resident, creates work that traverses boundaries. Coming from a fashion background, she has incorporated knitwear into her recent body of work, “Soulmates (within time),” now on display in our Manhattan storefront. Not

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Working with Red Velvet: The Art of Maro Michalakakos

I’ve known artist Maro Michalakakos for many years, but this was the first time I visited her studio. I wasn’t sure what she would be working on, and was more than pleasantly surprised to find the walls lined with lengths of

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Working with Red Velvet: The Art of Maro Michalakakos

I’ve known artist Maro Michalakakos for many years, but this was the first time I visited her studio. I wasn’t sure what she would be working on, and was more than pleasantly surprised to find the walls lined with lengths of

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Work in Progress: Kate Geck

For the month of March, we were thrilled to host Kate Geck as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident. Kate is a Melbourne-based textile and new media artist, pushing the boundaries of textile art and challenging her viewers to think

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Work in Progress: Kate Geck

For the month of March, we were thrilled to host Kate Geck as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident. Kate is a Melbourne-based textile and new media artist, pushing the boundaries of textile art and challenging her viewers to think

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DIY for Kids! Fun and Games at TAC Mini Camp

Q: What is more fun than playing games? A: Learning how to make games, too! And that is precisely what we did this past winter break at the Textile Arts Center. We decided to beat the winter blues by creating

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DIY for Kids! Fun and Games at TAC Mini Camp

Q: What is more fun than playing games? A: Learning how to make games, too! And that is precisely what we did this past winter break at the Textile Arts Center. We decided to beat the winter blues by creating

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AIR Interview: Maeve Broome

Whenever I walk into Maeve Broome’s studio, I prepare to be transported. Maeve’s work often employs techniques that evoke otherworldliness. Most recently, she has experimented with mono-print marbling to create prints that evoke the night sky or a trippy moonscape.

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AIR Interview: Maeve Broome

Whenever I walk into Maeve Broome’s studio, I prepare to be transported. Maeve’s work often employs techniques that evoke otherworldliness. Most recently, she has experimented with mono-print marbling to create prints that evoke the night sky or a trippy moonscape.

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5.4 Million and Counting Project Update!

counting Whole Women silent needles make each line a voice to hear, she stitches loudly. she punctures the cloth feeling fearful and amazed, absorbing her tears. sensing the figure decrease, expand, grasping the vastness of millions. women and stitches, audaciously

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5.4 Million and Counting Project Update!

counting Whole Women silent needles make each line a voice to hear, she stitches loudly. she punctures the cloth feeling fearful and amazed, absorbing her tears. sensing the figure decrease, expand, grasping the vastness of millions. women and stitches, audaciously

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Devotion / Destruction: Craft Inheritance at Dorsky Gallery

Devotion / Destruction: Craft Inheritance doesn’t try to define craft nor call to question the role of craft vs. fine art. Rather, it positions itself in response to the history of craft by bringing together a group of contemporary artists whose

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Devotion / Destruction: Craft Inheritance at Dorsky Gallery

Devotion / Destruction: Craft Inheritance doesn’t try to define craft nor call to question the role of craft vs. fine art. Rather, it positions itself in response to the history of craft by bringing together a group of contemporary artists whose

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AIR Interview: Colette Aliman

Weaving, sewing, dyeing… These are methods that immediately come to mind for most when they think textile arts. Our AIR Cycle 7 resident, Colette Aliman, practices all of these methods, but the medium that really stokes her passion is inflation!

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AIR Interview: Colette Aliman

Weaving, sewing, dyeing… These are methods that immediately come to mind for most when they think textile arts. Our AIR Cycle 7 resident, Colette Aliman, practices all of these methods, but the medium that really stokes her passion is inflation!

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TAC Book Club: Finishes in the Ethnic Tradition

As a weaver, I know all too well the onset of euphoria that comes at the end of a backbreaking project when its finally time to cut the warp off of the loom. However, I know the work doesn’t stop

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TAC Book Club: Finishes in the Ethnic Tradition

As a weaver, I know all too well the onset of euphoria that comes at the end of a backbreaking project when its finally time to cut the warp off of the loom. However, I know the work doesn’t stop

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