Posts Tagged 'fiber'

Work in Progress: Raisa Kabir

During the month of June, we have had the pleasure of hosting Raisa Kabir as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident.  Raisa is an multi-media artist whose practice uses the tools of performative weaving, installation and sound art as a basis

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Work in Progress: Raisa Kabir

During the month of June, we have had the pleasure of hosting Raisa Kabir as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident.  Raisa is an multi-media artist whose practice uses the tools of performative weaving, installation and sound art as a basis

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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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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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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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May Fiber Art Picks!

- Photo Courtesy of Kimberly Corday – Pelage: Kimberly Corday  Three Squares Studio April 28th – August 31st 2017  Pelage: Something that resembles the coat of a mammal. Kimberly Cordays’ solo exhibition displays a contemporary style of weaving that exhibits

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May Fiber Art Picks!

- Photo Courtesy of Kimberly Corday – Pelage: Kimberly Corday  Three Squares Studio April 28th – August 31st 2017  Pelage: Something that resembles the coat of a mammal. Kimberly Cordays’ solo exhibition displays a contemporary style of weaving that exhibits

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Advanced Textiles

The world of fiber has long been affiliated with the world of technology. Fusing together, they create textiles useful in problem solving and climbing the technological ladder. Examples of this are seen largely in the scientific world, where fabrics are

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Advanced Textiles

The world of fiber has long been affiliated with the world of technology. Fusing together, they create textiles useful in problem solving and climbing the technological ladder. Examples of this are seen largely in the scientific world, where fabrics are

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AIR Interview: Mia Daniels

Mia Daniels, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, uses everyday objects to situate her work within a context where myth and the unknown reside. She aims to cultivate a sensitivity in her work as a way to consider uncertainty

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AIR Interview: Mia Daniels

Mia Daniels, one of our AIR cycle 8 residents, uses everyday objects to situate her work within a context where myth and the unknown reside. She aims to cultivate a sensitivity in her work as a way to consider uncertainty

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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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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse

After years of crochet, weaving, and sewing projects, I’m all too familiar with the scraps that pile up after each new project.  While some of my scraps become rag rugs, patchwork quilts, and scrap yarn blankets, many seem too oddly-shaped

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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse

After years of crochet, weaving, and sewing projects, I’m all too familiar with the scraps that pile up after each new project.  While some of my scraps become rag rugs, patchwork quilts, and scrap yarn blankets, many seem too oddly-shaped

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