Textiles Up Close- Islamic Textiles- April 25, 2014 by Heather Bell

Posted on September 9, 2014
Cleveland Image Featured

  We all had a wonderful day at the newly renovated Cleveland Museum of Art April 25th for the Textiles Up Close Islamic Textiles seminar. There were fourteen participants from as far as Santa Fe, Toronto and New York. We started off with an introduction to Islamic textiles given by Louise Mackie, Curator, Textiles and […]

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Sustainability Takes Center Stage at the Symposium

Posted on August 20, 2014
dosa and dyebooks

New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future, The upcoming biennial Symposium in Los Angeles, explores change and innovation in textiles in the past while looking at the state of the field of textiles, textile study, production and creativity, today and for the future. Many of the week’s programs address issues of sustainability, including pre-conference workshops, […]

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TSA Welcomes New Membership Associate

Posted on July 14, 2014

Dear Members, It is with great enthusiasm that I introduce you to the newest member of the TSA staff. Lauren Hartman joined TSA in June in as Membership Associate. This is a newly created part-time position to provide dedicated support to you, our members. Lauren brings to TSA a love of textiles and experience working […]

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Member News: Artist Gerhardt Knodel opens “Let the Games Begin!” at Wasserman Projects

Posted on July 14, 2014
Gerhardt Knodel; Interlude:  Red, 2012; 68” x 60”
weaving and applique cotton, rayon, linen, dyes, polyester

Shadow Curtain: “Caught in the Act” (Watching), 2012; each panel 120“ x 96” x 4” 
woven polyester, polyester fleece

photo credit:  P.D. Rearick

Gerhardt Knodel is a renowned contemporary textile artist, member of TSA, and a juror for TSA’s New Directions: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles opening at the Craft & Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles, September 13, 2014. Press Release Submitted by Wasserman Projects by Meredith Long; July 14, 2014 Birmingham, MI–Internationally renowned artist and former […]

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Letter from the President: SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM—part 1

Posted on July 10, 2014

MAC ARTHUR FELLOWS SPEAKERS The Symposium is coming up very soon and we are all gearing up for an amazing series of events. Today I wanted to share with you some of the highlights for our plans, and introduce you to a few very special guest speakers. All have been honored as Mac Arthur Fellows, […]

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