Sacred Scraps: Quilt and Patchwork Traditions of Central Asia

Posted on October 1, 2017

by Pat Hickman and Gail Hovey; Pat is a studio artist in the Lower Hudson Valley, emeritus professor of Art, head of the Fiber program at the University of Hawai’i, and past president of the Textile Society of America. Gail is a writer who, among other things, goes on road trips and looks at textiles […]

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Steps Towards Decolonizing Craft

Posted on April 23, 2017

By Aram Han Sifuentes, who uses a needle and thread as her tools to examine immigration, citizenship, race and craft. She has exhibited, performed, and demonstrated her work at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Whitney Museum of American Art; Art Institute of Chicago; Wing Luke Museum of Asian Pacific American Experience; Chung Young Yang Embroidery Museum; Jane […]

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Shifting Landscapes and Mending

Posted on April 21, 2017

Exhibition review of two shows at form & concept, 435 S Guadalupe St., Santa Fe, NM 87501 (This review will appear in the Spring/Summer issue of the TSA members newsletter, coming soon to TSA members, join now to be sure to get link to the full newsletter.) By Alice Zrebiec, a curatorial consultant based in Santa […]

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Louise Mackie Retires from Cleveland Museum of Art

Posted on July 26, 2016

Louise W. Mackie announced her retirement from the Cleveland Museum of Art, where she has served as Curator of Textiles and Islamic Art since 1998. Her last day was Friday, June 17th. Before arriving in Cleveland, Louise served as the department head and curator of the textile and costume department at the Royal Ontario Museum […]

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