Posts Tagged 'DIY'

TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 5!

In Week 5 of TAC Summer Camp, the campers visited the Museum of Art and Design to see the exhibition: Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft and Care. The core of Aguiñiga’s work is using materials and design to provide care and support

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 5!

In Week 5 of TAC Summer Camp, the campers visited the Museum of Art and Design to see the exhibition: Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft and Care. The core of Aguiñiga’s work is using materials and design to provide care and support

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A Guide to Sourcing Natural Dyes in NYC

When shopping for clothing or fibers, most people don’t consider where the bright colors and pigments that have altered the material come from or how we are able to have every color of the rainbow draped across our bodies. In

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A Guide to Sourcing Natural Dyes in NYC

When shopping for clothing or fibers, most people don’t consider where the bright colors and pigments that have altered the material come from or how we are able to have every color of the rainbow draped across our bodies. In

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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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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 3!

In Week 3 of TAC Summer Camp, the kids visited the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum to see their exhibit, Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color. This exhibit explores the ways that artists, scientists, designers, and philosophers saw and utilized

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 3!

In Week 3 of TAC Summer Camp, the kids visited the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum to see their exhibit, Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color. This exhibit explores the ways that artists, scientists, designers, and philosophers saw and utilized

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Li Junyu

When did you first start working with textiles? In my undergraduate- it was all different kinds of crafts, so textile was one class in the undergraduate major. Each class would take several weeks, so it was very short. We learned

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Li Junyu

When did you first start working with textiles? In my undergraduate- it was all different kinds of crafts, so textile was one class in the undergraduate major. Each class would take several weeks, so it was very short. We learned

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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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June Fiber Art Picks!

The Let Go by Nick Cave Through July 1, 2018 Park Avenue Armory Using his multidisciplinary methods of artistic production, Nick Cave emphasizes on the importance of textiles with his diverse work of sound suits and sculptures. The “part performance

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June Fiber Art Picks!

The Let Go by Nick Cave Through July 1, 2018 Park Avenue Armory Using his multidisciplinary methods of artistic production, Nick Cave emphasizes on the importance of textiles with his diverse work of sound suits and sculptures. The “part performance

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Hannah Whelan

What was your trajectory like as an artist? I went to N.C.A.D., National College of Art and Design, for four years where I  specialized in textile design, it was a very open ended course, which was compelling to me. We

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Hannah Whelan

What was your trajectory like as an artist? I went to N.C.A.D., National College of Art and Design, for four years where I  specialized in textile design, it was a very open ended course, which was compelling to me. We

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Kids of TAC: Pollock Inspired Skirts!

Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool’s Sewing and Fashion class focused on projects inspired by famous artists. For their final project of the cycle, students designed their own Pollock-inspired fabric and used it to create a garment! On the first day,

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Kids of TAC: Pollock Inspired Skirts!

Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool’s Sewing and Fashion class focused on projects inspired by famous artists. For their final project of the cycle, students designed their own Pollock-inspired fabric and used it to create a garment! On the first day,

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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