Posts Tagged 'surface design'

A Textile Story in Three Parts

India is an exciting destination for handcrafts with a rich variety of textile traditions. At the core of modern India is a reverence for hand-spun, hand-woven khadi fabric, which Ghandi made central to his fight for Indian independence in the

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A Textile Story in Three Parts

India is an exciting destination for handcrafts with a rich variety of textile traditions. At the core of modern India is a reverence for hand-spun, hand-woven khadi fabric, which Ghandi made central to his fight for Indian independence in the

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 6!

The last week of camp at Textile Arts Center culminated in a glamorous finale. The campers visited The Met to see the exhibition, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. This exhibit highlighted the luxe fashion that was inspired by

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 6!

The last week of camp at Textile Arts Center culminated in a glamorous finale. The campers visited The Met to see the exhibition, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. This exhibit highlighted the luxe fashion that was inspired by

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 5!

In Week 5 of TAC Summer Camp, the campers visited the Museum of Art and Design to see the exhibition: Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft and Care. The core of Aguiñiga’s work is using materials and design to provide care and support

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 5!

In Week 5 of TAC Summer Camp, the campers visited the Museum of Art and Design to see the exhibition: Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft and Care. The core of Aguiñiga’s work is using materials and design to provide care and support

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 4!

In Week 4 of TAC Summer Camp, we took the students to The Children’s Museum of the Arts to see Scale: Possibilities of Perspective. From here the kids took inspiration to create a weaving of varying proportions using different materials

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 4!

In Week 4 of TAC Summer Camp, we took the students to The Children’s Museum of the Arts to see Scale: Possibilities of Perspective. From here the kids took inspiration to create a weaving of varying proportions using different materials

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 3!

In Week 3 of TAC Summer Camp, the kids visited the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum to see their exhibit, Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color. This exhibit explores the ways that artists, scientists, designers, and philosophers saw and utilized

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 3!

In Week 3 of TAC Summer Camp, the kids visited the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum to see their exhibit, Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color. This exhibit explores the ways that artists, scientists, designers, and philosophers saw and utilized

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 2!

This week in TAC Summer Camp, the kids visited the Museum of Arts and Design to view Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro. Schapiro was an influential feminist artist who helped to make traditional crafts and decoration accepted into the

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 2!

This week in TAC Summer Camp, the kids visited the Museum of Arts and Design to view Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro. Schapiro was an influential feminist artist who helped to make traditional crafts and decoration accepted into the

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 1!

Throughout Week 1 of TAC Summer Camp, we delved into the power of text and textiles. The campers took a field trip to The Museum of the City of New York to see the exhibit, Activist New York. The exhibition

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 1!

Throughout Week 1 of TAC Summer Camp, we delved into the power of text and textiles. The campers took a field trip to The Museum of the City of New York to see the exhibit, Activist New York. The exhibition

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Kids of TAC: Pollock Inspired Skirts!

Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool’s Sewing and Fashion class focused on projects inspired by famous artists. For their final project of the cycle, students designed their own Pollock-inspired fabric and used it to create a garment! On the first day,

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Kids of TAC: Pollock Inspired Skirts!

Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool’s Sewing and Fashion class focused on projects inspired by famous artists. For their final project of the cycle, students designed their own Pollock-inspired fabric and used it to create a garment! On the first day,

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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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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