Posts Tagged 'fiber'

Textile Science: More Than Just Wearable Tech

Science & Textiles For many people, “textile science” brings to mind immediate thoughts on wearable technology and “smart” textiles. And it’s true! Over the past 60 years or so, the textile industry has completely revolutionized at a pace never before

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Textile Science: More Than Just Wearable Tech

Science & Textiles For many people, “textile science” brings to mind immediate thoughts on wearable technology and “smart” textiles. And it’s true! Over the past 60 years or so, the textile industry has completely revolutionized at a pace never before

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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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Damien Davis: Patterns, Play, and Sticky Spaces

I first fell in love with fiber art in the context of textile printing. While creating my first patterns, I discovered how shapes and symbols function as a language to explore histories and generate new narratives. It’s this connection between

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Damien Davis: Patterns, Play, and Sticky Spaces

I first fell in love with fiber art in the context of textile printing. While creating my first patterns, I discovered how shapes and symbols function as a language to explore histories and generate new narratives. It’s this connection between

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October Fiber Art Picks!

“DUALITY” Final Exhibition of Textile Arts Center Artists in Residence, Cycle 8 Featuring works by Andrew Boos, Isabella Amstrup, Martha Skou, Mia Daniels, Rebekah Bassen, Sarah Finkle, and Vien Le Wood Gowanus Loft Gallery October 19 – 20, 2017 Opening

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October Fiber Art Picks!

“DUALITY” Final Exhibition of Textile Arts Center Artists in Residence, Cycle 8 Featuring works by Andrew Boos, Isabella Amstrup, Martha Skou, Mia Daniels, Rebekah Bassen, Sarah Finkle, and Vien Le Wood Gowanus Loft Gallery October 19 – 20, 2017 Opening

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Following Threads: Interview with Whitney Crutchfield, AIR Cycle 1

Recently I had the amazing opportunity to meet with one of our first AIR residents, Whitney Crutchfield. She received me in her Brooklyn studio, and we talked about her career after AIR , her own business, We Gather, and her

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Following Threads: Interview with Whitney Crutchfield, AIR Cycle 1

Recently I had the amazing opportunity to meet with one of our first AIR residents, Whitney Crutchfield. She received me in her Brooklyn studio, and we talked about her career after AIR , her own business, We Gather, and her

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Work in Progress: Diedre Brown

September is here, and so is our Work in Progress (WIP) resident! We are delighted to have Diedre Brown for this month while she works on her project, ‘Wild Crochet.’ This project began with the inquiry: ”If it were possible to

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Work in Progress: Diedre Brown

September is here, and so is our Work in Progress (WIP) resident! We are delighted to have Diedre Brown for this month while she works on her project, ‘Wild Crochet.’ This project began with the inquiry: ”If it were possible to

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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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