Posts Tagged 'fashion'

Work in Progress: Elizabeth Tolson

Elizabeth Tolson, our November WIP resident, and I recently sat down to talk about her growth as an artist, her current and past work, and the ideas that she’s carrying and changing throughout her practice. How did you start working

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Work in Progress: Elizabeth Tolson

Elizabeth Tolson, our November WIP resident, and I recently sat down to talk about her growth as an artist, her current and past work, and the ideas that she’s carrying and changing throughout her practice. How did you start working

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November Fiber Art Picks!

Xenobia Bailey amongst her work. Photo courtesy of MAD. Xenobia Bailey “Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field” Museum of Art and Design Through December 17, 2017   Two new artists, Xenobia Bailey and Maria Hupfield, rotate into the second

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November Fiber Art Picks!

Xenobia Bailey amongst her work. Photo courtesy of MAD. Xenobia Bailey “Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field” Museum of Art and Design Through December 17, 2017   Two new artists, Xenobia Bailey and Maria Hupfield, rotate into the second

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Presenting DUALITY: AIR Cycle 8 Final Exhibition

The Textile Arts Center is pleased to present DUALITY, the final exhibition of the 8th cycle of Artists in Residence, on view from October 19th to the 22nd at Gowanus Loft  in Brooklyn.   DUALITY “Understanding not as concepts of

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Presenting DUALITY: AIR Cycle 8 Final Exhibition

The Textile Arts Center is pleased to present DUALITY, the final exhibition of the 8th cycle of Artists in Residence, on view from October 19th to the 22nd at Gowanus Loft  in Brooklyn.   DUALITY “Understanding not as concepts of

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Following Threads: Interview with Mandy Kordal, AIR Cycle 4

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with former AIR Cycle 4 resident, Mandy Kordal, who since her time at TAC has created her own women’s knitwear clothing line, Kordal. In addition to touring her studio, I was able

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Following Threads: Interview with Mandy Kordal, AIR Cycle 4

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with former AIR Cycle 4 resident, Mandy Kordal, who since her time at TAC has created her own women’s knitwear clothing line, Kordal. In addition to touring her studio, I was able

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 5!

This week the children learned about high fashion while studying the designs in the Comme Des Garcons: The Art of the In-Between exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show centers around the unconventional designs of Rei Kawakubo, who

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 5!

This week the children learned about high fashion while studying the designs in the Comme Des Garcons: The Art of the In-Between exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show centers around the unconventional designs of Rei Kawakubo, who

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History in Threads: Exploring Wayúu Mochilas

Between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn, in the land of magical realism, where the sun hides in mountains and two oceans, a culture survived the arrival of the Spanish and continued to preserve their traditions throughout

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History in Threads: Exploring Wayúu Mochilas

Between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn, in the land of magical realism, where the sun hides in mountains and two oceans, a culture survived the arrival of the Spanish and continued to preserve their traditions throughout

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 2!

Last week TAC campers visited the National Museum of the American Indian to see their new show, Native Fashion Now. This show explores the co-existence and duality of modern haute couture and modern street wear with elements of Native American

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 2!

Last week TAC campers visited the National Museum of the American Indian to see their new show, Native Fashion Now. This show explores the co-existence and duality of modern haute couture and modern street wear with elements of Native American

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 1!

The first week of summer camp was exciting for all! The campers visited the Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum where they learned about the inner and outer persona of Georgia O’Keeffe. Inspired by her art, the weavers got

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 1!

The first week of summer camp was exciting for all! The campers visited the Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum where they learned about the inner and outer persona of Georgia O’Keeffe. Inspired by her art, the weavers got

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Velvet Conquest

What do Napoleon Bonaparte and a 90s rock band have in common?  From runways to department stores, museums to living rooms, if you look closely it seems like velvet took silently, and softly, over the world. Dresses, jackets, trousers, shoes,

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Velvet Conquest

What do Napoleon Bonaparte and a 90s rock band have in common?  From runways to department stores, museums to living rooms, if you look closely it seems like velvet took silently, and softly, over the world. Dresses, jackets, trousers, shoes,

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July Textile Art Picks!

Travis Boyer: Ahora y Nunca (Now and Never) SIGNAL Gallery June 8th­­­–July 9th 2017 In a merge between painting, sculpture, textiles, photography, and historical ephemera, Travis Boyer presents an alternate, or reimagined presence of Tejano pop star, Selena Quintanilla, who

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July Textile Art Picks!

Travis Boyer: Ahora y Nunca (Now and Never) SIGNAL Gallery June 8th­­­–July 9th 2017 In a merge between painting, sculpture, textiles, photography, and historical ephemera, Travis Boyer presents an alternate, or reimagined presence of Tejano pop star, Selena Quintanilla, who

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