Author Archives: Kelly Valletta

November Fiber Picks

Aurèlia Muñoz. Águila Beige (Brown Eagle). 1977. Macramé with hand-dyed sisal and jute yarn, 72 × 156 × 150″ (182.9 × 396.2 × 381 cm)Committee on Architecture and Design Funds. Digital image © 2019 The Museum of Modern Art, New

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November Fiber Picks

Aurèlia Muñoz. Águila Beige (Brown Eagle). 1977. Macramé with hand-dyed sisal and jute yarn, 72 × 156 × 150″ (182.9 × 396.2 × 381 cm)Committee on Architecture and Design Funds. Digital image © 2019 The Museum of Modern Art, New

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A Cultural Craft Adventure; Thread Caravan in India (sponsored post)

This February 5-15, 2020, join Thread Caravan’s newest cultural craft adventure: an immersive textile experience set in the ever-inspiring cities of Jaipur and Bagru in the state of Rajasthan, in northwestern India. Guests will be hosted by Thread Caravan and

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A Cultural Craft Adventure; Thread Caravan in India (sponsored post)

This February 5-15, 2020, join Thread Caravan’s newest cultural craft adventure: an immersive textile experience set in the ever-inspiring cities of Jaipur and Bagru in the state of Rajasthan, in northwestern India. Guests will be hosted by Thread Caravan and

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: In Conversation with Winnie Van der Rijn

Winnie van der Rijn is an epic story teller.  Simultaneously she is cracking jokes and ever serious- if you have had the chance to talk to Winnie, you can attest, it’s fun. The conversation below has been edited for brevity

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: In Conversation with Winnie Van der Rijn

Winnie van der Rijn is an epic story teller.  Simultaneously she is cracking jokes and ever serious- if you have had the chance to talk to Winnie, you can attest, it’s fun. The conversation below has been edited for brevity

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TAC 10 Year Reunion Exhibition

This year marks Textile Arts Center’s 10th anniversary, and a time for reflection and forward visioning, both as an organization, and as individuals invested in the future of textiles. Ten years into our journey, TAC’s commitment to unite and empower

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TAC 10 Year Reunion Exhibition

This year marks Textile Arts Center’s 10th anniversary, and a time for reflection and forward visioning, both as an organization, and as individuals invested in the future of textiles. Ten years into our journey, TAC’s commitment to unite and empower

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February Fiber Art Picks!

by Yidan Zeng Byron Kim, Sky Blue Flag. 2018. Indigo dyed ramie, flag pole. 55 x 93 in (139.7 x 236.2 cm). Entrance of Soi Mountain, Cheorwon, Gangwon-do, commissioned by the Real DMZ Project. James Cohan Gallery Borders James Cohan

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February Fiber Art Picks!

by Yidan Zeng Byron Kim, Sky Blue Flag. 2018. Indigo dyed ramie, flag pole. 55 x 93 in (139.7 x 236.2 cm). Entrance of Soi Mountain, Cheorwon, Gangwon-do, commissioned by the Real DMZ Project. James Cohan Gallery Borders James Cohan

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Textile Arts Center Manifesto

Textile Arts Center is a safe space, but not a silent space. We can be a respite, but we are not just an escape. TAC is a place for critical thinking and dialogue. Toni Cade Bambara once said: “The role

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Textile Arts Center Manifesto

Textile Arts Center is a safe space, but not a silent space. We can be a respite, but we are not just an escape. TAC is a place for critical thinking and dialogue. Toni Cade Bambara once said: “The role

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TAC 2.0: An Interview with Annie Coggan

This past summer at TAC Brooklyn marked the largest studio remodeling project we’ve undertaken since we first opened our doors in 2009. We can’t wait to show you the fresh face of our flagship headquarters! Our Director, Kelly Valletta, recently had the

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TAC 2.0: An Interview with Annie Coggan

This past summer at TAC Brooklyn marked the largest studio remodeling project we’ve undertaken since we first opened our doors in 2009. We can’t wait to show you the fresh face of our flagship headquarters! Our Director, Kelly Valletta, recently had the

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Staff Picks: Natural Dyeing with Local Plants

After a looong day of TAC Summer Camp, Sewing Seeds natural dyers Isa and Nicole asked me to drive them just a few blocks away to cart a large tree branch back to the studio before going home.  It was

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Staff Picks: Natural Dyeing with Local Plants

After a looong day of TAC Summer Camp, Sewing Seeds natural dyers Isa and Nicole asked me to drive them just a few blocks away to cart a large tree branch back to the studio before going home.  It was

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Baby It’s Cold Outside!

Although I’m sure our Afterschool students were hoping for a snow day, it’s a great chance to show off their new fleece lined woven mittens! Stay warm!

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Baby It’s Cold Outside!

Although I’m sure our Afterschool students were hoping for a snow day, it’s a great chance to show off their new fleece lined woven mittens! Stay warm!

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Julianna Santacruz Herrera

For my first blog post I’d like to take a moment to introduce myself: I head up the Youth Programs here at TAC which means I get to make art and be silly for a large part of my day —

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Julianna Santacruz Herrera

For my first blog post I’d like to take a moment to introduce myself: I head up the Youth Programs here at TAC which means I get to make art and be silly for a large part of my day —

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