Posts Tagged 'installation'

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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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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Work In Progress: Sarah Hewitt

During the month of March, we have the pleasure of hosting Sarah Hewitt as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is a contemporary artist whose constructions are crafted using laborious textile techniques, sacred rituals, and synthetic, mass

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Work In Progress: Sarah Hewitt

During the month of March, we have the pleasure of hosting Sarah Hewitt as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is a contemporary artist whose constructions are crafted using laborious textile techniques, sacred rituals, and synthetic, mass

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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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Craftivism While Crossing: The AMBOS Project

One of the biggest influences in my personal life has been my teacher, mentor, and friend, Tanya Aguiñiga. Earlier this year she began a large, multi-national collaborative project, which in my opinion, is an excellent example of using fibers as

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Craftivism While Crossing: The AMBOS Project

One of the biggest influences in my personal life has been my teacher, mentor, and friend, Tanya Aguiñiga. Earlier this year she began a large, multi-national collaborative project, which in my opinion, is an excellent example of using fibers as

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AIR Interview: Yunjung Kang

Yunjung Kang’s work has a tendency to knock the viewer just a little off-kilter. Her techniques often involve taking mundane household materials and manipulating them beyond recognition, stitching a heap of rubberized shelf liners into a dense brain-like figure, and

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AIR Interview: Yunjung Kang

Yunjung Kang’s work has a tendency to knock the viewer just a little off-kilter. Her techniques often involve taking mundane household materials and manipulating them beyond recognition, stitching a heap of rubberized shelf liners into a dense brain-like figure, and

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AIR Interview: Alex Goldberg

The other day, I was sitting in the TAC library as a group of young students came pouring into the Oak Knit studio for an afternoon class. Several of them skipped, danced and ran between the two long tufted ropes

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AIR Interview: Alex Goldberg

The other day, I was sitting in the TAC library as a group of young students came pouring into the Oak Knit studio for an afternoon class. Several of them skipped, danced and ran between the two long tufted ropes

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Working with Red Velvet: The Art of Maro Michalakakos

I’ve known artist Maro Michalakakos for many years, but this was the first time I visited her studio. I wasn’t sure what she would be working on, and was more than pleasantly surprised to find the walls lined with lengths of

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Working with Red Velvet: The Art of Maro Michalakakos

I’ve known artist Maro Michalakakos for many years, but this was the first time I visited her studio. I wasn’t sure what she would be working on, and was more than pleasantly surprised to find the walls lined with lengths of

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Work In Progress: Karla Belinda Amezcua

Karla Belinda Amezcua, our Work in Progress resident for the month of January, is one busy artist. Karla runs two textile businesses based in Mexico City, Taller Textil Dos Coyotes and Lavanda, and her practices include weaving, crochet, felting, natural

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Work In Progress: Karla Belinda Amezcua

Karla Belinda Amezcua, our Work in Progress resident for the month of January, is one busy artist. Karla runs two textile businesses based in Mexico City, Taller Textil Dos Coyotes and Lavanda, and her practices include weaving, crochet, felting, natural

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Studio Visit with Lala Abbadon

Wave on Wave from the Meta Weave Series, Lala Abbadon. This week I had the opportunity to speak with artist, Lala Abbadon, in her Long Island City studio. Abbadon’s highly interdisciplinary works combine digital art, photography, and craft, fusing digital age

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Studio Visit with Lala Abbadon

Wave on Wave from the Meta Weave Series, Lala Abbadon. This week I had the opportunity to speak with artist, Lala Abbadon, in her Long Island City studio. Abbadon’s highly interdisciplinary works combine digital art, photography, and craft, fusing digital age

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