Posts Tagged 'textiles'

Interview with Textile Sculptor Gabriella Loeb

Written by guest blogger Wilma Tesch portrait of the artist Florida born, Colorado raised Gabriella Loeb is a New York-based sculptor with a background in fashion from FIT in New York and textiles from Konstfack; Stockholm University of Arts, Craft,

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Interview with Textile Sculptor Gabriella Loeb

Written by guest blogger Wilma Tesch portrait of the artist Florida born, Colorado raised Gabriella Loeb is a New York-based sculptor with a background in fashion from FIT in New York and textiles from Konstfack; Stockholm University of Arts, Craft,

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Work in Progress: David B. Smith

I sat down with artist David B. Smith on a Saturday after his Open Studio hours. While the open chance to come in and speak to Smith had passed, he continued to observe how people passing on the street stopped

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Work in Progress: David B. Smith

I sat down with artist David B. Smith on a Saturday after his Open Studio hours. While the open chance to come in and speak to Smith had passed, he continued to observe how people passing on the street stopped

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Work In Progress: Ýrúrarí

The day was cold and icy, but it was normal for Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, also known as Ýrúrarí, an Icelandic artist who works with knits. Ýr learned how to hand knit as a child in Iceland, stopped as a teenager, (as teenagers

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Work In Progress: Ýrúrarí

The day was cold and icy, but it was normal for Ýr Jóhannsdóttir, also known as Ýrúrarí, an Icelandic artist who works with knits. Ýr learned how to hand knit as a child in Iceland, stopped as a teenager, (as teenagers

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Work in Progress: Barbara Miñarro

Barbara Miñarro is originally from Monterrey, Mexico, but the January Work in Progress (WIP) resident artist came to the United States at age 11. The first place she lived as a new American was McAllen, Texas, a border town that

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Work in Progress: Barbara Miñarro

Barbara Miñarro is originally from Monterrey, Mexico, but the January Work in Progress (WIP) resident artist came to the United States at age 11. The first place she lived as a new American was McAllen, Texas, a border town that

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Artists in Residence Cycle 10: Show & Tell

For the last two months, our 10th Cycle of TAC AIR residents have been learning new techniques, getting familiar with the studio and equipment at TAC  and taking a different approach to their practice. This play period is meant to

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Artists in Residence Cycle 10: Show & Tell

For the last two months, our 10th Cycle of TAC AIR residents have been learning new techniques, getting familiar with the studio and equipment at TAC  and taking a different approach to their practice. This play period is meant to

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Give Back Holiday Market Dec. 15 + 16

Saturday + Sunday, December 15 + 16 12pm – 6pm TAC Brooklyn, 505 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215   Mark your calendars for December 15 +16, when our newly expanded Brooklyn studio will be transformed into the third annual Give

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Give Back Holiday Market Dec. 15 + 16

Saturday + Sunday, December 15 + 16 12pm – 6pm TAC Brooklyn, 505 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215   Mark your calendars for December 15 +16, when our newly expanded Brooklyn studio will be transformed into the third annual Give

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Work In Progress: James Hsieh

James Hsieh’s colorful soft sculptures are deceptively childlike. There’s a playful tension between their cute forms and creepy details. At first glance, you might see a cuddly ant or flower but take a closer look: that ant has gnashing teeth

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Work In Progress: James Hsieh

James Hsieh’s colorful soft sculptures are deceptively childlike. There’s a playful tension between their cute forms and creepy details. At first glance, you might see a cuddly ant or flower but take a closer look: that ant has gnashing teeth

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Hands-on Textile Immersion in Guatemala with Thread Caravan + Luna Zorro

Textile tour company Thread Caravan is teaming up with Guatemala-based textile designer Luna Zorro to offer a unique week-long experience diving into the world of handmade Guatemalan textiles. The experience starts and ends in Antigua, Guatemala, where participants will be

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Hands-on Textile Immersion in Guatemala with Thread Caravan + Luna Zorro

Textile tour company Thread Caravan is teaming up with Guatemala-based textile designer Luna Zorro to offer a unique week-long experience diving into the world of handmade Guatemalan textiles. The experience starts and ends in Antigua, Guatemala, where participants will be

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Work In Progress: Erik Bergrin

Children’s laughter fills the studio when I enter the Textile Arts Center’s Manhattan location on a Wednesday afternoon. After-school programming is in full force. Yet October WIP artist, Erik Bergrin, remains focused. He has just returned from a supply run

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Work In Progress: Erik Bergrin

Children’s laughter fills the studio when I enter the Textile Arts Center’s Manhattan location on a Wednesday afternoon. After-school programming is in full force. Yet October WIP artist, Erik Bergrin, remains focused. He has just returned from a supply run

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The Local Fiber Movement

In 2011, Rebecca Burgess took on the challenge to only wear garments grown and designed within a 150-mile radius of her home in the Bay Area, California. As Burgess explains in an interview, she wore one outfit for the first

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The Local Fiber Movement

In 2011, Rebecca Burgess took on the challenge to only wear garments grown and designed within a 150-mile radius of her home in the Bay Area, California. As Burgess explains in an interview, she wore one outfit for the first

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