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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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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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TAC Summer Camp: Week 3!

Week 3 was dedicated to our senses, new flavors and food stories. As result, the textile projects show the camper’s own relationship to the topic. What’s your favorite dish? What reminds you of home? Which spices can be used for

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 3!

Week 3 was dedicated to our senses, new flavors and food stories. As result, the textile projects show the camper’s own relationship to the topic. What’s your favorite dish? What reminds you of home? Which spices can be used for

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 2!

Last week TAC campers visited the National Museum of the American Indian to see their new show, Native Fashion Now. This show explores the co-existence and duality of modern haute couture and modern street wear with elements of Native American

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 2!

Last week TAC campers visited the National Museum of the American Indian to see their new show, Native Fashion Now. This show explores the co-existence and duality of modern haute couture and modern street wear with elements of Native American

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Work in Progress: Digital Wax Print

For the month of July, we are delighted to have Eugenia Morpurgo and Olivia de Gouveia who together make up The Future Continuous studio as our Work in Progress (WIP) residents. Together they are working on a project called Digital

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Work in Progress: Digital Wax Print

For the month of July, we are delighted to have Eugenia Morpurgo and Olivia de Gouveia who together make up The Future Continuous studio as our Work in Progress (WIP) residents. Together they are working on a project called Digital

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 1!

The first week of summer camp was exciting for all! The campers visited the Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum where they learned about the inner and outer persona of Georgia O’Keeffe. Inspired by her art, the weavers got

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 1!

The first week of summer camp was exciting for all! The campers visited the Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum where they learned about the inner and outer persona of Georgia O’Keeffe. Inspired by her art, the weavers got

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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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