Texiles Close Up

Textiles Close Up — From Ancient to Avant-Garde: Textiles in Montreal

Posted on December 9, 2017

By Talia Connelly, a textile student from Seattle, WA who is currently completing a BFA at Rhode Island School of Design. In her work, she explores topics related to cultural origins, gender equality, and environmentalism. Arriving to Musée des Beaux-Arts. Our group was comprised of curators, mill owners, fine artists, professors, and me, a RISD […]

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Textiles Close Up: Bloomington Blues

Posted on September 4, 2017

By Jasmine Kornel, an MFA candidate in Textile Art at Kent State University. She gained a deep interest in sustainable design practices while earning her undergraduate degree in Fashion Design and is studying traditional craft practices, natural dyes, and the use of up-cycled and non-traditional materials to create wearable pieces, art, and installations. She researches weaving, including Jacquard, […]

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Textiles Close Up: Woven Interiors—Late Antique Textiles in DC Collections

Posted on June 21, 2017

By Sarah Molina Sarah Molina was the TSA scholarship recipient for this program. She is a Graduate Intern in the Museum Profession at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., where she works in the Gallery’s education department. Previously, Sarah was an Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellow at the Art Institute of Chicago. Friday, April […]

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Posted on September 9, 2015

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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TCU Santa Fe: Last Chance to Register!

Posted on April 21, 2015

Craft & Social Enterprise Close Up July 9- 13, 2015 International Folk Art Market & Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico Registration Closes May 1st Expert guides: Mary Littrell, Sandra Peinado, Elena Phipps, and Carrie Hertz Sandra Peinado will orient guests to the International Folk Market. Mary Littrell, world-renowned expert on artisan enterprise […]

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