Instructors + Classes

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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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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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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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part II

Here’s the second half of our two-part Artists-in-Residence Show & Tell series, where we interviewed the artists in our 9-month residency program about work they created at TAC and their overall AIR experience. Read Part I of the series, and

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part II

Here’s the second half of our two-part Artists-in-Residence Show & Tell series, where we interviewed the artists in our 9-month residency program about work they created at TAC and their overall AIR experience. Read Part I of the series, and

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 4!

This week, the TAC summer camp kids were transported to the tropical country of Brazil! We went to see the late Brazilian artist Helio Oiticica’s exhibit, To Organize Delirium, at the Whitney Museum of American Art. All week the kids

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 4!

This week, the TAC summer camp kids were transported to the tropical country of Brazil! We went to see the late Brazilian artist Helio Oiticica’s exhibit, To Organize Delirium, at the Whitney Museum of American Art. All week the kids

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Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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Teaching, Textiles, and Time: Interview with Simone Evans

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Simone Evans, TAC Brooklyn’s Summer Camp Craft Instructor. You could always find Simone with a huge smile on her face in her brightly colored classroom, with flags and

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Teaching, Textiles, and Time: Interview with Simone Evans

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Simone Evans, TAC Brooklyn’s Summer Camp Craft Instructor. You could always find Simone with a huge smile on her face in her brightly colored classroom, with flags and

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