News from the President

Letter from the President

Posted on April 21, 2015

Dear Members and Friends, Spring has come at last to Toronto, where we recently held our Board meeting at the Textile Museum of Canada, and I am pleased to update you on some exciting new plans for TSA. Board members and staff have been working to develop and put in place new initiatives, and improve […]

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Past President’s Letter: Last Year’s Santa Fe International Folk Art Market—Join us this year!

Posted on February 1, 2015

For all the years that I have travelled annually to Santa Fe, in the past it was generally to see the Ethnographic textile shows that take place in August. These have always been a great chance to see what is around in the art world, and to catch up with scholars, collectors and dealers in […]

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Letter from the President

Posted on December 15, 2014

Dear Members and Friends, As we move through the fall season, I recall the energy present at our recent Symposium and the strong sense of fellowship and community. This opportunity to share knowledge and the creative process brings a renewed sense of purpose to our mission; to continue to advance the field of textile studies, […]

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Letter from TSA’s New President Roxane Shaughnessy

Posted on October 20, 2014

Dear Members and Friends, Just over a month ago many of us were enjoying the shared excitement of joining together on the beautiful UCLA campus, and participating in the 14th biennial Symposium. With over 400 participants, the atmosphere of creative energy, collegiality, and enthusiasm was truly inspiring. The excellent program, Plenary Day, and the tours […]

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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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