Author Archives: Hannah Wilton

The Local Fiber Movement

In 2011, Rebecca Burgess took on the challenge to only wear garments grown and designed within a 150-mile radius of her home in the Bay Area, California. As Burgess explains in an interview, she wore one outfit for the first

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The Local Fiber Movement

In 2011, Rebecca Burgess took on the challenge to only wear garments grown and designed within a 150-mile radius of her home in the Bay Area, California. As Burgess explains in an interview, she wore one outfit for the first

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September Fiber Art Picks!

This September, Parsons School of Design and Lidewij Edelkoort bring New York Textile Month to the city; a festival “designed to celebrate textile creativity and promote textile awareness.” Be sure to check out the website’s calendar for an extensive list

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September Fiber Art Picks!

This September, Parsons School of Design and Lidewij Edelkoort bring New York Textile Month to the city; a festival “designed to celebrate textile creativity and promote textile awareness.” Be sure to check out the website’s calendar for an extensive list

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August Fiber Art Picks!

History Refused to Die: Highlights from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation Gift The Met Fifth Avenue May 22 to September 23, 2018 History Refused to Die features thirty paintings, sculptures, drawings, and quilts by self-taught contemporary African American Artists from

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August Fiber Art Picks!

History Refused to Die: Highlights from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation Gift The Met Fifth Avenue May 22 to September 23, 2018 History Refused to Die features thirty paintings, sculptures, drawings, and quilts by self-taught contemporary African American Artists from

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Work In Progress: Hanna Washburn

  Photos by Daniel Natalo-Lifton This past week, I sat down with our Work in Progress (WIP) artist for the month of July, Hanna Washburn. Accompanied by her colorful, soft sculptural pieces, we chatted about her childhood memories of textiles,

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Work In Progress: Hanna Washburn

  Photos by Daniel Natalo-Lifton This past week, I sat down with our Work in Progress (WIP) artist for the month of July, Hanna Washburn. Accompanied by her colorful, soft sculptural pieces, we chatted about her childhood memories of textiles,

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July Fiber Art Picks!

  The Surface of the East Coast: Supports/Surfaces from Nice to New York Josée Bienvenu Gallery June 21 to August 24, 2018 Josée Bienvenu Gallery presents The Surface of the East Coast: “a dialogue between two generations of artists”: Mark

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July Fiber Art Picks!

  The Surface of the East Coast: Supports/Surfaces from Nice to New York Josée Bienvenu Gallery June 21 to August 24, 2018 Josée Bienvenu Gallery presents The Surface of the East Coast: “a dialogue between two generations of artists”: Mark

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Work In Progress: Emma Hasselblad

Surrounded by sparkly sequins and pink yarn scraps, I recently got the chance to step into the world of our Work in Progress (WIP) artist for the month of June, Emma Hasselblad. We talked about her background in textiles, artistic

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Work In Progress: Emma Hasselblad

Surrounded by sparkly sequins and pink yarn scraps, I recently got the chance to step into the world of our Work in Progress (WIP) artist for the month of June, Emma Hasselblad. We talked about her background in textiles, artistic

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