Posts Tagged 'fashion'

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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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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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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For Trans Women by Trans Women: Gogo Graham

Gogo Graham in her studio with model Aurel Haize Odogbo. Photo by Teddy Wolff. Stylist: Sarah Zendejas (Courtesy of W Magazine)   The presence of an honest production run by transgender women in the fashion industry is unprecedented. Although trans

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For Trans Women by Trans Women: Gogo Graham

Gogo Graham in her studio with model Aurel Haize Odogbo. Photo by Teddy Wolff. Stylist: Sarah Zendejas (Courtesy of W Magazine)   The presence of an honest production run by transgender women in the fashion industry is unprecedented. Although trans

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Dapper Dan & The Soul of Fashion in Hip Hop

Hip Hop was synonymous with fashion, both emboldened and emphasized through one another.                         (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5, Courtesy of Fuse TV) Hip Hop was a genre that embodied

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Dapper Dan & The Soul of Fashion in Hip Hop

Hip Hop was synonymous with fashion, both emboldened and emphasized through one another.                         (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5, Courtesy of Fuse TV) Hip Hop was a genre that embodied

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Textile Framework: A New Investigation into Contemporary Textile Art

Today marks the launch of Textile Framework, an online resource dedicated to contextualizing work being done in the contemporary textile world. During my internship at TAC, I came up with the idea to create an online archive that acts to

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Textile Framework: A New Investigation into Contemporary Textile Art

Today marks the launch of Textile Framework, an online resource dedicated to contextualizing work being done in the contemporary textile world. During my internship at TAC, I came up with the idea to create an online archive that acts to

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February Fiber Art Picks!

Events + Talks:   Left to right: Sheila Pepe – Photo by Rachel Stern; niv Acosta – Photo by Amos Mac; LJ Roberts (Courtesy of Museum of the City of New York)   Queer Art at the Edge  Museum of

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February Fiber Art Picks!

Events + Talks:   Left to right: Sheila Pepe – Photo by Rachel Stern; niv Acosta – Photo by Amos Mac; LJ Roberts (Courtesy of Museum of the City of New York)   Queer Art at the Edge  Museum of

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Premiere Vision NYC: An International Textile Event

Premiere Vision is a massive textile event which travels internationally and seeks to connect professionals in the industry. On January 17th-18th, Premiere Vision made its way to NYC at Pier 94 with some 360 different exhibitors from all over the

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Premiere Vision NYC: An International Textile Event

Premiere Vision is a massive textile event which travels internationally and seeks to connect professionals in the industry. On January 17th-18th, Premiere Vision made its way to NYC at Pier 94 with some 360 different exhibitors from all over the

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AIR 8 Highlights: PLAY

Over the past two months, the AIR Cycle 8 residents have been experimenting with new textile techniques, and pushing their work into innovative, unexplored territory. Each AIR cycle, the first three months of the curriculum are dedicated to the Play

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AIR 8 Highlights: PLAY

Over the past two months, the AIR Cycle 8 residents have been experimenting with new textile techniques, and pushing their work into innovative, unexplored territory. Each AIR cycle, the first three months of the curriculum are dedicated to the Play

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