Work In Progress

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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Work In Progress: Hanski

Hannah Epstein, also known as hanski, has been working furiously during her Work in Progress residency. She gave herself only a month to create and finish work for a solo show at Pennsylvania State centered around their mascot Nittany Lion.

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Work In Progress: Hanski

Hannah Epstein, also known as hanski, has been working furiously during her Work in Progress residency. She gave herself only a month to create and finish work for a solo show at Pennsylvania State centered around their mascot Nittany Lion.

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Work in Progress: David B. Smith

I sat down with artist David B. Smith on a Saturday after his Open Studio hours. While the open chance to come in and speak to Smith had passed, he continued to observe how people passing on the street stopped

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Work in Progress: David B. Smith

I sat down with artist David B. Smith on a Saturday after his Open Studio hours. While the open chance to come in and speak to Smith had passed, he continued to observe how people passing on the street stopped

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Work in Progress: Kendall Schauder

It is hard to describe the enjoyment and immediate kinship you find when a Texan meets another Texan, especially when it is unexpected.  Kendall Schauder is a Houston, Texas native, now living and working in Chicago. She moved to attend

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Work in Progress: Kendall Schauder

It is hard to describe the enjoyment and immediate kinship you find when a Texan meets another Texan, especially when it is unexpected.  Kendall Schauder is a Houston, Texas native, now living and working in Chicago. She moved to attend

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Work In Progress: Ýrúrarí

The day was cold and icy, but it was normal for Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, also known as Ýrúrarí, an Icelandic artist who works with knits. Ýr learned how to hand knit as a child in Iceland, stopped as a teenager, (as teenagers

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Work In Progress: Ýrúrarí

The day was cold and icy, but it was normal for Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, also known as Ýrúrarí, an Icelandic artist who works with knits. Ýr learned how to hand knit as a child in Iceland, stopped as a teenager, (as teenagers

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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: James Hsieh

James Hsieh’s colorful soft sculptures are deceptively childlike. There’s a playful tension between their cute forms and creepy details. At first glance, you might see a cuddly ant or flower but take a closer look: that ant has gnashing teeth

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Work In Progress: James Hsieh

James Hsieh’s colorful soft sculptures are deceptively childlike. There’s a playful tension between their cute forms and creepy details. At first glance, you might see a cuddly ant or flower but take a closer look: that ant has gnashing teeth

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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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