Get an overview of a small symposium that took on the big issues. See who showed up for this North Carolina State University/Raleigh meeting of makers at the Gregg Museum in March 2011. View some long shots of the exhibitions and sample Keynote Speaker Glen Adamson’s take on the art vs. craft debate.
There will be a Confluence of styles the moment the textile tribe begins to assemble in Minneapolis for the 2011 International conference June 4th. Sample these visual appetizers as you get ready to roll into Minnesota. If you’re not going, get a taste of what you’ll miss – and of SDA’s commitment to advocating for excellence in the textile arts.
In this new “Shop Talk” series, SDA member and printmaker Cherie Blackwell (CA) will explore how she adapts traditional techniques to print on textiles. Check out this informative overview as well as the great visual energy in her printed textile work.
Check out NewsBlog New Releases Manager Teddy Milder’s take on some recently published books of interest to textile-focused creatives. Get inspired by blackwork tattoo designs on the living surface of skin, nomadic felt-making, imperial Chinese robes, Art Deco textiles, a retrospective of the work of Yohji Yamamoto, and more…