Posts Tagged 'embroidery'

August Textile Art Picks!

“Lumen” by Jenny Sabin Studio MoMA PS1 Through September 4, 2017   As this year’s Young Architects Program winner, Jenny Sabin studio created an immersive and interactive installation to inhabit the courtyard of MoMA PS1 for Summer 2017, offering visitors

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August Textile Art Picks!

“Lumen” by Jenny Sabin Studio MoMA PS1 Through September 4, 2017   As this year’s Young Architects Program winner, Jenny Sabin studio created an immersive and interactive installation to inhabit the courtyard of MoMA PS1 for Summer 2017, offering visitors

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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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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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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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Work In Progress: Diana Weymar

During the month of January, we have had the pleasure of hosting Diana Weymar as our Work In Progress (WIP) artist here at TAC. During her time here, she has been busy continuing to work on a set of textile objects

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Work In Progress: Diana Weymar

During the month of January, we have had the pleasure of hosting Diana Weymar as our Work In Progress (WIP) artist here at TAC. During her time here, she has been busy continuing to work on a set of textile objects

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TAC Book Club Holiday Gift Guide!

The first time I entered TAC’s Resource Library, I felt I could stay and read there forever. The shelves are crammed with every imaginable tidbit of textile knowledge, from the history of Guatemalan weaving to intricate batik instructions and the

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TAC Book Club Holiday Gift Guide!

The first time I entered TAC’s Resource Library, I felt I could stay and read there forever. The shelves are crammed with every imaginable tidbit of textile knowledge, from the history of Guatemalan weaving to intricate batik instructions and the

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Presenting FRAY: AIR Cycle 7 Final Exhibition

This September, we are proud to present FRAY, the final exhibition of our Cycle 7 of Artists in Residence.     Fray is the unravelling edge of a textile, exposing the structure of the material, through time. The exhibition FRAY

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Presenting FRAY: AIR Cycle 7 Final Exhibition

This September, we are proud to present FRAY, the final exhibition of our Cycle 7 of Artists in Residence.     Fray is the unravelling edge of a textile, exposing the structure of the material, through time. The exhibition FRAY

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AIR Interview: Fanny Gentle

Fanny Gentle, one of our AIR Cycle 7 residents, has a sensibility of history and delicacy that infuses all of her work. Fanny has a successful career in commercial illustration, and she came to TAC to explore a fine art

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AIR Interview: Fanny Gentle

Fanny Gentle, one of our AIR Cycle 7 residents, has a sensibility of history and delicacy that infuses all of her work. Fanny has a successful career in commercial illustration, and she came to TAC to explore a fine art

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Quilting as Storytelling

Creating quilts has traditionally been used to tell a narrative through cloth, often made collaboratively through the collection of many scraps of fabric, hand stitched or sometimes not. Artist, Hayley Berrill, started using painting and drawing as a way to organize

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Quilting as Storytelling

Creating quilts has traditionally been used to tell a narrative through cloth, often made collaboratively through the collection of many scraps of fabric, hand stitched or sometimes not. Artist, Hayley Berrill, started using painting and drawing as a way to organize

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5.4 Million and Counting Project Update!

counting Whole Women silent needles make each line a voice to hear, she stitches loudly. she punctures the cloth feeling fearful and amazed, absorbing her tears. sensing the figure decrease, expand, grasping the vastness of millions. women and stitches, audaciously

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5.4 Million and Counting Project Update!

counting Whole Women silent needles make each line a voice to hear, she stitches loudly. she punctures the cloth feeling fearful and amazed, absorbing her tears. sensing the figure decrease, expand, grasping the vastness of millions. women and stitches, audaciously

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