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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: 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: 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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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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Work in Progress: Claire Le Pape

The Work in Progress studio space at the TAC Manhattan location is filled with color. Despite the rainy weather, the front window space is bathed in natural light, highlighting the brilliantly colored materials that inhabit Claire Le Pape’s workspace. A

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Work in Progress: Claire Le Pape

The Work in Progress studio space at the TAC Manhattan location is filled with color. Despite the rainy weather, the front window space is bathed in natural light, highlighting the brilliantly colored materials that inhabit Claire Le Pape’s workspace. A

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Tiantian Lou

  Tiantian Lou’s studio is full of small projects and samples. These are emblematic of what she has learned about herself over these last few months. She is jumping around themes and materials, exploring the artistic process while also gleaning

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Tiantian Lou

  Tiantian Lou’s studio is full of small projects and samples. These are emblematic of what she has learned about herself over these last few months. She is jumping around themes and materials, exploring the artistic process while also gleaning

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Sustainable Fashion in Community Practice: TAC’s Make It, Mend It Club

Before the era of fast fashion and mass production of clothing, mending was a skill and practice men and women participated in on a regular basis. Most people bought fabric and made their own clothing. With a limited number of

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Sustainable Fashion in Community Practice: TAC’s Make It, Mend It Club

Before the era of fast fashion and mass production of clothing, mending was a skill and practice men and women participated in on a regular basis. Most people bought fabric and made their own clothing. With a limited number of

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Interview with Textile Sculptor Gabriella Loeb

Written by guest blogger Wilma Tesch portrait of the artist Florida born, Colorado raised Gabriella Loeb is a New York-based sculptor with a background in fashion from FIT in New York and textiles from Konstfack; Stockholm University of Arts, Craft,

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Interview with Textile Sculptor Gabriella Loeb

Written by guest blogger Wilma Tesch portrait of the artist Florida born, Colorado raised Gabriella Loeb is a New York-based sculptor with a background in fashion from FIT in New York and textiles from Konstfack; Stockholm University of Arts, Craft,

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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: 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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