Posts Tagged 'knitting'

New York Textile Month Exhibitions

  Summer is winding down, and September (aka New York Textile Month), is fast approaching. In addition to TAC’s AIR 9 exhibition “Three Walls“ opening on September 20 at the Gowanus Loft, Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn is hosting a collection

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New York Textile Month Exhibitions

  Summer is winding down, and September (aka New York Textile Month), is fast approaching. In addition to TAC’s AIR 9 exhibition “Three Walls“ opening on September 20 at the Gowanus Loft, Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn is hosting a collection

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Work In Progress: Emma Hasselblad

Surrounded by sparkly sequins and pink yarn scraps, I recently got the chance to step into the world of our Work in Progress (WIP) artist for the month of June, Emma Hasselblad. We talked about her background in textiles, artistic

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Work In Progress: Emma Hasselblad

Surrounded by sparkly sequins and pink yarn scraps, I recently got the chance to step into the world of our Work in Progress (WIP) artist for the month of June, Emma Hasselblad. We talked about her background in textiles, artistic

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Work In Progress: LJ Roberts

How did you first become interested in working with textiles? My maternal grandmother taught me to knit at age 7, but I didn’t really take to it at that age.  I developed an interest in sculpture in high school and

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Work In Progress: LJ Roberts

How did you first become interested in working with textiles? My maternal grandmother taught me to knit at age 7, but I didn’t really take to it at that age.  I developed an interest in sculpture in high school and

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Chang Yuchen

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with AIR Cycle 9 resident, Chang Yuchen, to discuss her latest work with textiles. Chang Yuchen, (b.1989, China), graduated from School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA) in 2013 and Central Academy

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Chang Yuchen

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with AIR Cycle 9 resident, Chang Yuchen, to discuss her latest work with textiles. Chang Yuchen, (b.1989, China), graduated from School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA) in 2013 and Central Academy

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Pop-up Studio and TAC Maker Space Bard Graduate Center Through May 13, 2018 Textile Arts Center has partnered with the Bard Graduate Center to set a pop-up studio and maker space in the BGC Gallery space, as part of the

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Pop-up Studio and TAC Maker Space Bard Graduate Center Through May 13, 2018 Textile Arts Center has partnered with the Bard Graduate Center to set a pop-up studio and maker space in the BGC Gallery space, as part of the

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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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Zero Waste Fashion Design

Scraps of fabric have been used by artists and craftsman throughout the world to varying degrees for centuries. The word, “scrap,” can be defined as a rejected piece of a larger whole, and usually connotes a sense of uselessness. The

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Zero Waste Fashion Design

Scraps of fabric have been used by artists and craftsman throughout the world to varying degrees for centuries. The word, “scrap,” can be defined as a rejected piece of a larger whole, and usually connotes a sense of uselessness. The

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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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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part I

Presenting: the work of four residents in our current AIR cycle. Through the fall, the artists in AIR have been learning a variety of textile techniques, including, machine knitting, natural dyeing, weaving, and screen printing. This is a showcase of

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part I

Presenting: the work of four residents in our current AIR cycle. Through the fall, the artists in AIR have been learning a variety of textile techniques, including, machine knitting, natural dyeing, weaving, and screen printing. This is a showcase 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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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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