Presenting FRAY: AIR Cycle 7 Final Exhibition

This September, we are proud to present FRAY, the final exhibition of our Cycle 7 of Artists in Residence.     Fray is the unravelling edge of a textile, exposing the structure of the material, through time. The exhibition FRAY

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Presenting FRAY: AIR Cycle 7 Final Exhibition

This September, we are proud to present FRAY, the final exhibition of our Cycle 7 of Artists in Residence.     Fray is the unravelling edge of a textile, exposing the structure of the material, through time. The exhibition FRAY

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DIY T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial!

If you’re like me, you could get lost for hours looking at DIY projects on Pinterest! Since moving to New York from Kansas, my love for creating has not disappeared, however my funds for projects have. As an artist who’s focus

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DIY T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial!

If you’re like me, you could get lost for hours looking at DIY projects on Pinterest! Since moving to New York from Kansas, my love for creating has not disappeared, however my funds for projects have. As an artist who’s focus

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AIR Interview: Ignacia Murtagh

Ignacia Murtagh, Chilean product designer and AIR Cycle 7 resident, designs pieces for the home that speak volumes through quiet, minimal gestures. Inspired by Chilean landscapes, Ignacia’s ceramics, furniture, vases and textiles impart a sense of reverence for their materials,

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AIR Interview: Ignacia Murtagh

Ignacia Murtagh, Chilean product designer and AIR Cycle 7 resident, designs pieces for the home that speak volumes through quiet, minimal gestures. Inspired by Chilean landscapes, Ignacia’s ceramics, furniture, vases and textiles impart a sense of reverence for their materials,

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Work In Progress: Rosa Novak

Last week I got the chance to chat with Rosa Novak, TAC’s most recent Work In Progress (WIP) resident, as well as the opportunity to tag along on her immersive ‘Field Guide to New York Clays’ workshop. We got a

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Work In Progress: Rosa Novak

Last week I got the chance to chat with Rosa Novak, TAC’s most recent Work In Progress (WIP) resident, as well as the opportunity to tag along on her immersive ‘Field Guide to New York Clays’ workshop. We got a

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A New Workshop for La Flor de Xochistlahuaca

 ”When an Amuzgo woman ties her loom to her waist she not only creates a fascinating textile of quality and beauty, but symbolically she recreates the world; writes the history of her ancestors and expresses the cosmology of her culture.”

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A New Workshop for La Flor de Xochistlahuaca

 ”When an Amuzgo woman ties her loom to her waist she not only creates a fascinating textile of quality and beauty, but symbolically she recreates the world; writes the history of her ancestors and expresses the cosmology of her culture.”

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AIR Interview: Fanny Gentle

Fanny Gentle, one of our AIR Cycle 7 residents, has a sensibility of history and delicacy that infuses all of her work. Fanny has a successful career in commercial illustration, and she came to TAC to explore a fine art

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AIR Interview: Fanny Gentle

Fanny Gentle, one of our AIR Cycle 7 residents, has a sensibility of history and delicacy that infuses all of her work. Fanny has a successful career in commercial illustration, and she came to TAC to explore a fine art

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Quilting as Storytelling

Creating quilts has traditionally been used to tell a narrative through cloth, often made collaboratively through the collection of many scraps of fabric, hand stitched or sometimes not. Artist, Hayley Berrill, started using painting and drawing as a way to organize

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Quilting as Storytelling

Creating quilts has traditionally been used to tell a narrative through cloth, often made collaboratively through the collection of many scraps of fabric, hand stitched or sometimes not. Artist, Hayley Berrill, started using painting and drawing as a way to organize

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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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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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Work In Progress: Andrea Myers

I recently sat down with June’s Work in Progress (WIP) resident, Andrea Myers, to learn about the evolving quality of her sculptural work. Myers is a self-named ‘maker’ based in Wooster, Ohio, and currently teaches at Kent State University at

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Work In Progress: Andrea Myers

I recently sat down with June’s Work in Progress (WIP) resident, Andrea Myers, to learn about the evolving quality of her sculptural work. Myers is a self-named ‘maker’ based in Wooster, Ohio, and currently teaches at Kent State University at

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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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