Posts Tagged 'textiles'

Work in Progress: Raisa Kabir

During the month of June, we have had the pleasure of hosting Raisa Kabir as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident.  Raisa is an multi-media artist whose practice uses the tools of performative weaving, installation and sound art as a basis

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Work in Progress: Raisa Kabir

During the month of June, we have had the pleasure of hosting Raisa Kabir as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident.  Raisa is an multi-media artist whose practice uses the tools of performative weaving, installation and sound art as a basis

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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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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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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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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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Artist Spotlight: Billie Zangewa

Bold, meticulous, and honest tapestries are a reflection of Billie Zangewa’s interaction with her environment and emotions.  A drawing a childhood friend had made inspired Zangewa to spend her days perfecting the skill in elementary school. Her love of art

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Artist Spotlight: Billie Zangewa

Bold, meticulous, and honest tapestries are a reflection of Billie Zangewa’s interaction with her environment and emotions.  A drawing a childhood friend had made inspired Zangewa to spend her days perfecting the skill in elementary school. Her love of art

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Work in Progress: Julia Kwon

During the month of May, we have the pleasure of hosting Julia Kwon as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is an interdisciplinary artist who is passionate about the process of making as well as visually actualizing

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Work in Progress: Julia Kwon

During the month of May, we have the pleasure of hosting Julia Kwon as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is an interdisciplinary artist who is passionate about the process of making as well as visually actualizing

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May Fiber Art Picks!

- Photo Courtesy of Kimberly Corday – Pelage: Kimberly Corday  Three Squares Studio April 28th – August 31st 2017  Pelage: Something that resembles the coat of a mammal. Kimberly Cordays’ solo exhibition displays a contemporary style of weaving that exhibits

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May Fiber Art Picks!

- Photo Courtesy of Kimberly Corday – Pelage: Kimberly Corday  Three Squares Studio April 28th – August 31st 2017  Pelage: Something that resembles the coat of a mammal. Kimberly Cordays’ solo exhibition displays a contemporary style of weaving that exhibits

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Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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Advanced Textiles

The world of fiber has long been affiliated with the world of technology. Fusing together, they create textiles useful in problem solving and climbing the technological ladder. Examples of this are seen largely in the scientific world, where fabrics are

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Advanced Textiles

The world of fiber has long been affiliated with the world of technology. Fusing together, they create textiles useful in problem solving and climbing the technological ladder. Examples of this are seen largely in the scientific world, where fabrics are

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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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