AIR Interview: Rebekah Bassen

Rebekah Bassen, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, has been experimenting with the combination of monofilament and heavy wool yarn to create tubular double cloth structures. She has been working a lot with light and how it can interact

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AIR Interview: Rebekah Bassen

Rebekah Bassen, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, has been experimenting with the combination of monofilament and heavy wool yarn to create tubular double cloth structures. She has been working a lot with light and how it can interact

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July Textile Art Picks!

Travis Boyer: Ahora y Nunca (Now and Never) SIGNAL Gallery June 8th­­­–July 9th 2017 In a merge between painting, sculpture, textiles, photography, and historical ephemera, Travis Boyer presents an alternate, or reimagined presence of Tejano pop star, Selena Quintanilla, who

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July Textile Art Picks!

Travis Boyer: Ahora y Nunca (Now and Never) SIGNAL Gallery June 8th­­­–July 9th 2017 In a merge between painting, sculpture, textiles, photography, and historical ephemera, Travis Boyer presents an alternate, or reimagined presence of Tejano pop star, Selena Quintanilla, who

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Bento Bag Tutorial

I first discovered the bento bag while browsing the Fringe Supply Co. website for a gift for my aunt this past holiday season. I eventually decided to go with a knitting notebook for her, but I didn’t forget about the

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Bento Bag Tutorial

I first discovered the bento bag while browsing the Fringe Supply Co. website for a gift for my aunt this past holiday season. I eventually decided to go with a knitting notebook for her, but I didn’t forget about the

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AIR Interview: Andrew Boos

Andrew Boos, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, has spent the last 9 months creating beautiful and monumental tapestry weavings. The content of his work looks to the future as a way to improve the present. He seeks to

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AIR Interview: Andrew Boos

Andrew Boos, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, has spent the last 9 months creating beautiful and monumental tapestry weavings. The content of his work looks to the future as a way to improve the present. He seeks to

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Work in Progress: Raisa Kabir

During the month of June, we have had the pleasure of hosting Raisa Kabir as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident.  Raisa is an multi-media artist whose practice uses the tools of performative weaving, installation and sound art as a basis

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Work in Progress: Raisa Kabir

During the month of June, we have had the pleasure of hosting Raisa Kabir as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident.  Raisa is an multi-media artist whose practice uses the tools of performative weaving, installation and sound art as a basis

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On the Hunt: Sourcing Materials as an NYC Textile Artist

As a new resident of New York City, and a textile artist myself, I’ve found it difficult to continue using re-salvaged materials in my practice. Being from the west coast where some up-cycling centers are open to individual creatives, NYC

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On the Hunt: Sourcing Materials as an NYC Textile Artist

As a new resident of New York City, and a textile artist myself, I’ve found it difficult to continue using re-salvaged materials in my practice. Being from the west coast where some up-cycling centers are open to individual creatives, NYC

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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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June Fiber Art Picks!

- “Untitled” 2017 Acrylic on hand-woven textile, photo courtesy of Morgan Lehman – Inside Out: Samantha Bittman Morgan Lehman Gallery Through June 17th Weaving and painting comes together in a series of geometric compositions reminiscent of 20th century abstract art.

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June Fiber Art Picks!

- “Untitled” 2017 Acrylic on hand-woven textile, photo courtesy of Morgan Lehman – Inside Out: Samantha Bittman Morgan Lehman Gallery Through June 17th Weaving and painting comes together in a series of geometric compositions reminiscent of 20th century abstract art.

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AIR Interview: Vien Le Wood

Vien Le Wood, one of our AIR Cycle 8 residents, has been experimenting with unexpected materials to create intricate and multi-layered work. Combining her past as an embellishment designer and her love of exploring new techniques, has brought her to

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AIR Interview: Vien Le Wood

Vien Le Wood, one of our AIR Cycle 8 residents, has been experimenting with unexpected materials to create intricate and multi-layered work. Combining her past as an embellishment designer and her love of exploring new techniques, has brought her to

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Artist Spotlight: Billie Zangewa

Bold, meticulous, and honest tapestries are a reflection of Billie Zangewa’s interaction with her environment and emotions.  A drawing a childhood friend had made inspired Zangewa to spend her days perfecting the skill in elementary school. Her love of art

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Artist Spotlight: Billie Zangewa

Bold, meticulous, and honest tapestries are a reflection of Billie Zangewa’s interaction with her environment and emotions.  A drawing a childhood friend had made inspired Zangewa to spend her days perfecting the skill in elementary school. Her love of art

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