Posts Tagged 'textile arts'

February Fiber Art Picks!

Derrick Adams. Photo by Terrence Jennings, courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design.   “Derrick Adams: Sanctuary” Museum of Art and Design (MAD) Through August 12th, 2018   Exhibition Talk: “In Conversation: Derrick Adams with Alvin Hall and Dexter

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February Fiber Art Picks!

Derrick Adams. Photo by Terrence Jennings, courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design.   “Derrick Adams: Sanctuary” Museum of Art and Design (MAD) Through August 12th, 2018   Exhibition Talk: “In Conversation: Derrick Adams with Alvin Hall and Dexter

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January Fiber Art Picks!

Photo courtesy of Museum of the City of New York.   “Mod New York: Fashion Takes a Trip” Museum of the City of New York Through April 1, 2018 A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New

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January Fiber Art Picks!

Photo courtesy of Museum of the City of New York.   “Mod New York: Fashion Takes a Trip” Museum of the City of New York Through April 1, 2018 A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New

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Textiles and Politics

Weaving, stitching, and knitting have always had a place in politics. As an act of defiance or solidarity, art gives way to expose a reality, make a statement, and in turn form a community. During World War II, knitting was

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Textiles and Politics

Weaving, stitching, and knitting have always had a place in politics. As an act of defiance or solidarity, art gives way to expose a reality, make a statement, and in turn form a community. During World War II, knitting was

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March Fiber Art Picks!

                                                         Photo courtesy of SPRING/BREAK SPRING/BREAK Art Show Mar 1 – 6, 2017

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March Fiber Art Picks!

                                                         Photo courtesy of SPRING/BREAK SPRING/BREAK Art Show Mar 1 – 6, 2017

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Work in Progress: Kate Geck

For the month of March, we were thrilled to host Kate Geck as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident. Kate is a Melbourne-based textile and new media artist, pushing the boundaries of textile art and challenging her viewers to think

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Work in Progress: Kate Geck

For the month of March, we were thrilled to host Kate Geck as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident. Kate is a Melbourne-based textile and new media artist, pushing the boundaries of textile art and challenging her viewers to think

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AIR Interview: Maeve Broome

Whenever I walk into Maeve Broome’s studio, I prepare to be transported. Maeve’s work often employs techniques that evoke otherworldliness. Most recently, she has experimented with mono-print marbling to create prints that evoke the night sky or a trippy moonscape.

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AIR Interview: Maeve Broome

Whenever I walk into Maeve Broome’s studio, I prepare to be transported. Maeve’s work often employs techniques that evoke otherworldliness. Most recently, she has experimented with mono-print marbling to create prints that evoke the night sky or a trippy moonscape.

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Work in Progress: Joey Casey

We were so excited to feature our own Joey Casey as our February Work in Progress resident! In addition to being a textile and fashion designer, Joey works hard as an instructor at the TAC Manhattan studio. We are always

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Work in Progress: Joey Casey

We were so excited to feature our own Joey Casey as our February Work in Progress resident! In addition to being a textile and fashion designer, Joey works hard as an instructor at the TAC Manhattan studio. We are always

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NY State Sheep and Wool Festival!

Last week, we headed up to Rhinebeck, NY to check out the 2014 NY State Sheep and Wool Festival. When we arrived, we were in fiber-nerd heaven — our day was filled with shaggy sheep, knitting competitions, piles of wool

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NY State Sheep and Wool Festival!

Last week, we headed up to Rhinebeck, NY to check out the 2014 NY State Sheep and Wool Festival. When we arrived, we were in fiber-nerd heaven — our day was filled with shaggy sheep, knitting competitions, piles of wool

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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Back to School with TAC!

Get in the back to school spirit with Textile Arts Center! We can feel it in the air — fall is almost here, and we have a pretty exciting roster of adult classes to get your season started off right!

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Back to School with TAC!

Get in the back to school spirit with Textile Arts Center! We can feel it in the air — fall is almost here, and we have a pretty exciting roster of adult classes to get your season started off right!

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