Posts Tagged 'design'

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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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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Work in Progress: Julia Kwon

During the month of May, we have the pleasure of hosting Julia Kwon as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is an interdisciplinary artist who is passionate about the process of making as well as visually actualizing

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Work in Progress: Julia Kwon

During the month of May, we have the pleasure of hosting Julia Kwon as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is an interdisciplinary artist who is passionate about the process of making as well as visually actualizing

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AIR Interview: Isabella Amstrup

Isabella Amstrup, one of our AIR Cycle 8 residents, has been exploring the meaning of raw material and its value. Coming from a studio based practice in weaving, she has recently shifted her practice to one that exists in the

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AIR Interview: Isabella Amstrup

Isabella Amstrup, one of our AIR Cycle 8 residents, has been exploring the meaning of raw material and its value. Coming from a studio based practice in weaving, she has recently shifted her practice to one that exists in the

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May Fiber Art Picks!

- Photo Courtesy of Kimberly Corday – Pelage: Kimberly Corday  Three Squares Studio April 28th – August 31st 2017  Pelage: Something that resembles the coat of a mammal. Kimberly Cordays’ solo exhibition displays a contemporary style of weaving that exhibits

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May Fiber Art Picks!

- Photo Courtesy of Kimberly Corday – Pelage: Kimberly Corday  Three Squares Studio April 28th – August 31st 2017  Pelage: Something that resembles the coat of a mammal. Kimberly Cordays’ solo exhibition displays a contemporary style of weaving that exhibits

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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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Textiles and Politics

Weaving, stitching, and knitting have always had a place in politics. As an act of defiance or solidarity, art gives way to expose a reality, make a statement, and in turn form a community. During World War II, knitting was

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Textiles and Politics

Weaving, stitching, and knitting have always had a place in politics. As an act of defiance or solidarity, art gives way to expose a reality, make a statement, and in turn form a community. During World War II, knitting was

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AIR Interview: Sarah Finkle

Sarah Finkle, one of our AIR Cycle 8 residents, works with wool roving and natural fibers to create soft and inviting sculptures. Her technique of choice at the moment is crochet, with no hooks or needles, which allows her the

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AIR Interview: Sarah Finkle

Sarah Finkle, one of our AIR Cycle 8 residents, works with wool roving and natural fibers to create soft and inviting sculptures. Her technique of choice at the moment is crochet, with no hooks or needles, which allows her the

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Photo Courtesy of Copper Hewitt Design Museum Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse Cooper Hewitt Design Museum Through April 23rd 2017 The title says it all. This exhibition explores different ways to be mindful of the environment as a textile

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Photo Courtesy of Copper Hewitt Design Museum Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse Cooper Hewitt Design Museum Through April 23rd 2017 The title says it all. This exhibition explores different ways to be mindful of the environment as a textile

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Work In Progress: Sarah Hewitt

During the month of March, we have the pleasure of hosting Sarah Hewitt as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is a contemporary artist whose constructions are crafted using laborious textile techniques, sacred rituals, and synthetic, mass

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Work In Progress: Sarah Hewitt

During the month of March, we have the pleasure of hosting Sarah Hewitt as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is a contemporary artist whose constructions are crafted using laborious textile techniques, sacred rituals, and synthetic, mass

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