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Women’s Writing – Miao Batik

Posted on September 20, 2016
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By Diana Chen Diana Chen is an artist, educator, and art critic, who was born in Guizhou, China. She received her Master’s degree in Art and Art Education from Columbia University, and currently works as a lecturer at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Her art practice is based in contemporary batik making. In the past, she […]

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The Impact of Silk in the Middle Ages

Posted on September 14, 2016
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By Stephen Wagner Stephen Wagner is a professor of art history at the Savannah College of Art and Design. His area of interest is art and architecture of the Middle Ages with a focus on medieval manuscripts. His involvement with the Textile Society of America is the result of his research interests relating to medieval silk […]

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Wandering Around, With Water, With Paper

Posted on September 1, 2016
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By Nancy Cohen Nancy Cohen’s work has been widely exhibited throughout the United States and is represented in important collections, such as The Montclair Museum, The Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Yale University Art Gallery and The Zimmerli Museum. She has completed site-specific projects for Thomas Paine Park in lower Manhattan, The Noyes Museum of Art, The […]

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Textiles and Ports

Posted on August 25, 2016
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By Iviva Olenick Iviva Olenick is a Brooklyn born and based artist and educator. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Language and Literature/Psychology from Binghamton University, and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Textile/Surface Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. While working as a professional textile designer and weaver for nine […]

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Tracking Traditional Appliqué to Its Source

Posted on August 20, 2016
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By Patricia Malarcher Patricia Malarcher is a studio artist and independent writer. She has exhibited throughout the United States and in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and has work in museum, corporate, and private collections. She served as Editor of the Surface Design Journal (1993-2011) and has contributed to the New York Times, American Craft, and other periodical […]

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