ROAD TO SAVANNAH, PART TWO: A Rough Guide to The Hostess City

Posted on September 28, 2015
Barefeet by Angela Burston,

By Tara Bursey   Established in 1733, Savannah is the oldest city in Georgia; a port city alive with shadows of the past. Attending the 2016 TSA Symposium will allow you to experience this intriguing city firsthand, which is known for its arts and culture, architecture and folklore. Here’s a handy list of Savannah landmarks […]

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ROAD TO SAVANNAH, PART 1: Abstract Writing for Newbies

Posted on September 11, 2015
Last minute preparations the day before our session, September 11, 2014.

By Tara Bursey Last year, I went to Los Angeles for the TSA Symposium to present some research with some colleagues and had a blast. In four short days, I consumed countless textile exhibitions in world-class institutions, met other young professionals doing inspiring work, took in amazing public art, star-gazed in Beverly Hills and gawked […]

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Posted on September 9, 2015
Participants having a feel of one of the textiles in Suzanne Sug’s (extreme left) collection

TEXTILE CLOSE UP: INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET – SANTA FE, JULY, 9 – 12, 2015 The Santa Fe Textile Close Up began on Thursday evening with an interactive session, involving two artists; Danyalal Kudecha from India who specializes in production of handwoven silk and cotton shawls and stoles; and Carmen Maldonado Garcia (Multicolours) from Guatemala, […]

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Ann Hamilton awarded National Medal of Arts

Posted on September 5, 2015

One of the 2014 Textile Society of America Symposium Planery Speaker’s, Ann Hamilton will be awarded the National Medal of Arts on Thursday September 10th.  Hamilton was cited for work that “demonstrates the importance of experiencing the arts first-hand in the digital age.” Watch her lecture at the 2014 Symposium – New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the […]

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Coby Foundation Awards nearly $400,000 to Fashion and Textile Projects

Posted on August 31, 2015
"Woman's Dress," c. 1850-60. Cotton and cambric. Gift by contributions, 1946.288, Courtesy of the Wadsworth Atheneum.

Coby Foundation Awards nearly $400,000 to Fashion and Textile Projects.  Exhibitions of American Romantic Era Fashions, African Textiles and New York City Hatmakers receive funding in 2014 The Coby Foundation, located in New York City, the nation’s only foundation to focus solely on grants to the fashion and textile field, awarded $392,000 in 2014 to […]

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