Posts Tagged 'handmade'

Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Cory Siegler

Cory Siegler is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned a BFA in Printmaking from Pratt Institute, and her current work is based primarily in drawing, printmaking, bookmaking, and patchwork quilting. Cory is the General Manager at Printed

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Cory Siegler

Cory Siegler is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned a BFA in Printmaking from Pratt Institute, and her current work is based primarily in drawing, printmaking, bookmaking, and patchwork quilting. Cory is the General Manager at Printed

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Stories of Scale, Selvages and Sublimity: Ethel Stein, Lenore Tawney, and Mary Atwater

The traditional English Dictionary describes yarn as a thread which is spun and is used for textile making (weaving, knitting, knotting, etc). Yet, a different definition of yarn also means to tell an informal tale or a story. The twofold

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Stories of Scale, Selvages and Sublimity: Ethel Stein, Lenore Tawney, and Mary Atwater

The traditional English Dictionary describes yarn as a thread which is spun and is used for textile making (weaving, knitting, knotting, etc). Yet, a different definition of yarn also means to tell an informal tale or a story. The twofold

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Jamie Boyle

   Above photos by Mariel Rolwing Montes on 35 mm film with Canon Rebel 2000   Jamie Boyle is a visual artist who has frequently collaborated on the creation of material stuff for performances. Most recently, she designed the garments

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Jamie Boyle

   Above photos by Mariel Rolwing Montes on 35 mm film with Canon Rebel 2000   Jamie Boyle is a visual artist who has frequently collaborated on the creation of material stuff for performances. Most recently, she designed the garments

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Work in Progress: Tai Hwa Goh

I recently sat down with the Work in Progress (WIP) artist for the month of March, Tai Hwa Goh, at Textile Arts Center’s Manhattan studio to discuss her artist process as well as current projects, like her Not Yet Installed DIY kit.

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Work in Progress: Tai Hwa Goh

I recently sat down with the Work in Progress (WIP) artist for the month of March, Tai Hwa Goh, at Textile Arts Center’s Manhattan studio to discuss her artist process as well as current projects, like her Not Yet Installed DIY kit.

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March Fiber Art Picks!

“Fabricating Power in Twentieth-Century Balinese Textiles” and “The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity” Bard Graduate Center Through July 8, 2018 Curated by post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and graduate students, “Fabricating Power in Twentieth-Century Balinese Textiles” and “The Codex and Crafts

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March Fiber Art Picks!

“Fabricating Power in Twentieth-Century Balinese Textiles” and “The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity” Bard Graduate Center Through July 8, 2018 Curated by post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and graduate students, “Fabricating Power in Twentieth-Century Balinese Textiles” and “The Codex and Crafts

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Work in Progress: Fiorella Gonzales Vigil

We were recently pleased to host Fiorella Gonzales-Vigil as our January Work-in-Progress resident! I met up with her at TAC’s Manhattan studio to discuss the different stages of her artistic process, her reimagination of Anillado, a traditional Peruvian knitting technique, and

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Work in Progress: Fiorella Gonzales Vigil

We were recently pleased to host Fiorella Gonzales-Vigil as our January Work-in-Progress resident! I met up with her at TAC’s Manhattan studio to discuss the different stages of her artistic process, her reimagination of Anillado, a traditional Peruvian knitting technique, and

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part II

Here’s the second half of our two-part Artists-in-Residence Show & Tell series, where we interviewed the artists in our 9-month residency program about work they created at TAC and their overall AIR experience. Read Part I of the series, and

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part II

Here’s the second half of our two-part Artists-in-Residence Show & Tell series, where we interviewed the artists in our 9-month residency program about work they created at TAC and their overall AIR experience. Read Part I of the series, and

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Kids of TAC: Woven Scarves!

Cycle 2 of TAC Afterschool began with weaving scarves. We limited our materials to our own hand dyed cotton muslin, and an impressive array of chenille. These materials weave quickly, so seasoned and novice weavers alike could make long, warm

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Kids of TAC: Woven Scarves!

Cycle 2 of TAC Afterschool began with weaving scarves. We limited our materials to our own hand dyed cotton muslin, and an impressive array of chenille. These materials weave quickly, so seasoned and novice weavers alike could make long, warm

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Interview with Fran Aldea of Minka Inhouse

Fran​ ​Aldea​ ​is​ ​the​ ​owner​ ​and​ ​creative​ ​mind​ ​behind​ ​the​ ​wonderful​ ​store​ M​​inka​ ​Inhouse​,​ ​based​ ​in Santiago,​ ​Chile. I​ ​met​ ​Fran​ ​through​ ​Instagram​ ​about​ ​a​ ​year​ ​ago.​ ​I​ ​was​ ​mindlessly​ ​scrolling​ ​one​ ​day,​ ​as​ ​one does,​ ​and​ ​stumbled​ ​across​ ​her​

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Interview with Fran Aldea of Minka Inhouse

Fran​ ​Aldea​ ​is​ ​the​ ​owner​ ​and​ ​creative​ ​mind​ ​behind​ ​the​ ​wonderful​ ​store​ M​​inka​ ​Inhouse​,​ ​based​ ​in Santiago,​ ​Chile. I​ ​met​ ​Fran​ ​through​ ​Instagram​ ​about​ ​a​ ​year​ ​ago.​ ​I​ ​was​ ​mindlessly​ ​scrolling​ ​one​ ​day,​ ​as​ ​one does,​ ​and​ ​stumbled​ ​across​ ​her​

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