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At Work in Haiti

Posted on January 13, 2018

By Erica White, operations manager of Haiti Babi, in Cap Haitien, Haiti; all photos courtesy of Haiti Babi In December of 2010 I graduated from the University of Nebraska with a masters degree in textile and clothing design with a focus on sustainability. I traveled to Accra, Ghana after graduation where I worked for Kokrobitey Institute […]

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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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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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