Posts Tagged 'embroidery'

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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5.4 Million and Counting: Embroidery Project with Chi Nguyen

On March 2nd, 2016, the United States Supreme Court will hear the most important reproductive rights case in almost 25 years. The decision will determine whether Texas can shut down nearly all abortion care providers in the state and prevent

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5.4 Million and Counting: Embroidery Project with Chi Nguyen

On March 2nd, 2016, the United States Supreme Court will hear the most important reproductive rights case in almost 25 years. The decision will determine whether Texas can shut down nearly all abortion care providers in the state and prevent

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Work In Progress: Ali Smith from Salt & Still

We had an especially inspiring fall at TAC Manhattan with  Work In Progress resident, Ali Smith, of Salt and Still!     Ali works with traditional techniques such as quilting, embroidery and natural dyeing, inspired from the natural and magic world. Her creations, including quilts,

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Work In Progress: Ali Smith from Salt & Still

We had an especially inspiring fall at TAC Manhattan with  Work In Progress resident, Ali Smith, of Salt and Still!     Ali works with traditional techniques such as quilting, embroidery and natural dyeing, inspired from the natural and magic world. Her creations, including quilts,

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Work In Progress: Nadia Albertini

This September, we were excited to have  Nadia Albertini, a NYC based textile and embroidery designer, featured in the Work In Progress program. During her residency, Nadia set up her studio in the window of TAC’s Manhattan Studio, displaying swatches and

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Work In Progress: Nadia Albertini

This September, we were excited to have  Nadia Albertini, a NYC based textile and embroidery designer, featured in the Work In Progress program. During her residency, Nadia set up her studio in the window of TAC’s Manhattan Studio, displaying swatches and

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DIY for Kids — Quillows!

A “quillow” is a quilt-pillow; TAC’s very own Joey Casey (Manhattan Education Coordinator) learned to make them as a child from his mother and thought it would be a perfect project for the Printing and Dyeing cycle of the TAC

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DIY for Kids — Quillows!

A “quillow” is a quilt-pillow; TAC’s very own Joey Casey (Manhattan Education Coordinator) learned to make them as a child from his mother and thought it would be a perfect project for the Printing and Dyeing cycle of the TAC

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Chinese Tapestry & Embroidery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has an extensive collection of impressive art work, and one of their current exhibitions, Painting With Threads, is a great addition to the site. This 22 piece exhibition houses a variety of Chinese tapestries and embroideries

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Chinese Tapestry & Embroidery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has an extensive collection of impressive art work, and one of their current exhibitions, Painting With Threads, is a great addition to the site. This 22 piece exhibition houses a variety of Chinese tapestries and embroideries

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An Interview with Artist and Writer Emmalea Russo

Emmalea Russo is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. Using sculpture, installation, and text, she makes process-based works about voluntary and involuntary actions, the central nervous system, and repetitive tasks. She is the author of they (Gauss PDF, 2014), CLEAR1NG (Dancing Girl Press, 2014), and book

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An Interview with Artist and Writer Emmalea Russo

Emmalea Russo is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. Using sculpture, installation, and text, she makes process-based works about voluntary and involuntary actions, the central nervous system, and repetitive tasks. She is the author of they (Gauss PDF, 2014), CLEAR1NG (Dancing Girl Press, 2014), and book

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