Instructors + Classes

Work in Progress: Kayla Thompson

  Photos Courtesy of Kayla Thompson   Kayla Thompson was the Work In Progress (WIP) resident working out of the Manhattan studio for the duration of February. She studied at Kendall College of Art and Design and then the University

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Work in Progress: Kayla Thompson

  Photos Courtesy of Kayla Thompson   Kayla Thompson was the Work In Progress (WIP) resident working out of the Manhattan studio for the duration of February. She studied at Kendall College of Art and Design and then the University

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Work in Progress: Sarah G. Sharp

For Sarah Sharp, textiles run in the family. Her great grandmother worked as a milner and lace tatter, and her stepmom was an avid crafter, teaching Sarah how to cross-stitch at a young age. Now an interdisciplinary textile artist, Sarah

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Work in Progress: Sarah G. Sharp

For Sarah Sharp, textiles run in the family. Her great grandmother worked as a milner and lace tatter, and her stepmom was an avid crafter, teaching Sarah how to cross-stitch at a young age. Now an interdisciplinary textile artist, Sarah

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Noah Pica

AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Noah Pica By Christine Sloan Stoddard The following is a statement that came out of an email interview I conducted with TAC AIR Cycle 10 Artist Noah Pica. Noah’s answers have been stitched together and

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Noah Pica

AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Noah Pica By Christine Sloan Stoddard The following is a statement that came out of an email interview I conducted with TAC AIR Cycle 10 Artist Noah Pica. Noah’s answers have been stitched together 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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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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Work in Progress: Sheri Shih Hui

Work in Progress: Sheri Shih Hui By Wendy Cohen / October 14, 2019   On September 22nd I visited Sheri Shih Hui at the Textile Art Center’s Manhattan studio, where she was wrapping up her September residency with TAC’s Work

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Work in Progress: Sheri Shih Hui

Work in Progress: Sheri Shih Hui By Wendy Cohen / October 14, 2019   On September 22nd I visited Sheri Shih Hui at the Textile Art Center’s Manhattan studio, where she was wrapping up her September residency with TAC’s Work

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The Complex Art of Cambodian Ikat

Upon arriving in the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh for a week-long school service trip 2016, I had no idea that I was also beginning a journey into the world of traditional Cambodian textiles. My trip was mainly focused on

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The Complex Art of Cambodian Ikat

Upon arriving in the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh for a week-long school service trip 2016, I had no idea that I was also beginning a journey into the world of traditional Cambodian textiles. My trip was mainly focused on

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Work in Progress: Tali Weinberg

Tali Weinberg is a textile artist, teacher, activist, and writer who has dedicated the recent years of her artistic practice to making woven and sculptural work about climate change. As our July Work-in-Progress Artist, Tali is working on completing a

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Work in Progress: Tali Weinberg

Tali Weinberg is a textile artist, teacher, activist, and writer who has dedicated the recent years of her artistic practice to making woven and sculptural work about climate change. As our July Work-in-Progress Artist, Tali is working on completing a

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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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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 4!

In Week 4 of TAC Summer Camp, we took the students to The Children’s Museum of the Arts to see Scale: Possibilities of Perspective. From here the kids took inspiration to create a weaving of varying proportions using different materials

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 4!

In Week 4 of TAC Summer Camp, we took the students to The Children’s Museum of the Arts to see Scale: Possibilities of Perspective. From here the kids took inspiration to create a weaving of varying proportions using different materials

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Workshop + Book Signing with Emily Katz of Modern Macrame!

This Summer at TAC, we’re excited to host Emily Katz of Modern Macrame for a wall hanging workshop + book signing!   Macramé — the fine art of knotting — is an age-old craft that’s undergoing a contemporary renaissance. At the

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Workshop + Book Signing with Emily Katz of Modern Macrame!

This Summer at TAC, we’re excited to host Emily Katz of Modern Macrame for a wall hanging workshop + book signing!   Macramé — the fine art of knotting — is an age-old craft that’s undergoing a contemporary renaissance. At the

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