Author Archives: Christine Sloan Stoddard

AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Erin Palumbo

AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Erin Palumbo By Christine Sloan Stoddard Erin Palumbo, a 2018 graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), came to the Textile Arts Center after her mother’s urging. Donna had taken dyeing classes at

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Erin Palumbo

AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Erin Palumbo By Christine Sloan Stoddard Erin Palumbo, a 2018 graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), came to the Textile Arts Center after her mother’s urging. Donna had taken dyeing classes at

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Familien Iglesias, A Family Endeavor

Familien Iglesias: A Family Endeavor By Christine Sloan Stoddard     Photo credit: Christine Sloan Stoddard ( @Christine.Stoddard ) For Familien Iglesias, art is often a family affair. Their installation MotherLove is part of Lost/Found, the culminating exhibition presented by the 10th cycle of

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Familien Iglesias, A Family Endeavor

Familien Iglesias: A Family Endeavor By Christine Sloan Stoddard     Photo credit: Christine Sloan Stoddard ( @Christine.Stoddard ) For Familien Iglesias, art is often a family affair. Their installation MotherLove is part of Lost/Found, the culminating exhibition presented by the 10th cycle of

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Work in Progress: Barbara Miñarro

Barbara Miñarro is originally from Monterrey, Mexico, but the January Work in Progress (WIP) resident artist came to the United States at age 11. The first place she lived as a new American was McAllen, Texas, a border town that

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Work in Progress: Barbara Miñarro

Barbara Miñarro is originally from Monterrey, Mexico, but the January Work in Progress (WIP) resident artist came to the United States at age 11. The first place she lived as a new American was McAllen, Texas, a border town that

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Work In Progress: James Hsieh

James Hsieh’s colorful soft sculptures are deceptively childlike. There’s a playful tension between their cute forms and creepy details. At first glance, you might see a cuddly ant or flower but take a closer look: that ant has gnashing teeth

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Work In Progress: James Hsieh

James Hsieh’s colorful soft sculptures are deceptively childlike. There’s a playful tension between their cute forms and creepy details. At first glance, you might see a cuddly ant or flower but take a closer look: that ant has gnashing teeth

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Work In Progress: Erik Bergrin

Children’s laughter fills the studio when I enter the Textile Arts Center’s Manhattan location on a Wednesday afternoon. After-school programming is in full force. Yet October WIP artist, Erik Bergrin, remains focused. He has just returned from a supply run

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Work In Progress: Erik Bergrin

Children’s laughter fills the studio when I enter the Textile Arts Center’s Manhattan location on a Wednesday afternoon. After-school programming is in full force. Yet October WIP artist, Erik Bergrin, remains focused. He has just returned from a supply run

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Work In Progress: Kathleen McDermott

It is nearly 5 p.m. on a Friday when I meet Work In Progress resident, Kathleen McDermott, in the Textile Arts Center’s Manhattan studio. West 8th Street is already beginning to hum with weekend activity as Happy Hour begins, but

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Work In Progress: Kathleen McDermott

It is nearly 5 p.m. on a Friday when I meet Work In Progress resident, Kathleen McDermott, in the Textile Arts Center’s Manhattan studio. West 8th Street is already beginning to hum with weekend activity as Happy Hour begins, but

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