Now you can take 2 “workshops” with American Shibori Master Ana Lisa Hedstrom – at your convenience in your own home / studio. After years of being asked to document her creative process and exploration of arashi shibori, smocking and stitched resists, she’s finally made it available on 2 videos. Find out more, in her own words, here.
Artist/arts writer Karen Searle gives an overview of Jiyoung Chung’s first book about her signature technique of joomchi, the Korean paper-making process. Preview a few of the book’s spectacular gallery of images here!
Let Studio Art Quilt Associates Executive Director (and SDA member!) Martha Sielman be your guide on this tour of contemporary art quilts that explore the beauty of the natural world – as well as the creative process of the maker. First in a series by Lark Books.
After her first book sold out, Tilleke Schwarz (NE) decided to self-publish the next one. Savor the whimsey of her embroidery while tasting the complexities she faced upon deciding to finance – and take control of – all decisions herself.
SDA Member Joe Cunningham features the work and short profiles of 30 contemporary male quilters in this recent overview. SDA member Luke Haynes, whose work is included, shows us some highlights.
After years of being asked by her students to publish a book on her work and research, “Ambassador of Bojagi” Chunghie Lee has recently released this beautiful volume on the traditional Korean patchwork process and how it has been transformed and reinterpreted in the 21st century.
This eye-opening narrative describes how long-time SDA member/Rozome master Kiranada Sterling Benjamin negotiated expectations across cultures to pull off a well-received exhibition of her work last spring in green and distant Bali, Indonesia – where batik reigns.
SDA Member Bhakti Ziek’s greatest accomplishment of 2010 was a re-energized focus that led to a new series of weavings and an exhibition. Hear her speak on “Digital Jacquard Design Using Photoshop®” at the upcoming SDA Confluence conference in June in Minneapolis, MN.
In the forward to this new book, Rudolf Smend writes, “Rita Trefois has managed to create a record that presents contemporary batik art in a timeless fashion, as well as expertly incorporating the history and, in particular, the batik technique….This publication is an important milestone in the long history of batik, as well as a prototype and inspiration for the younger generation.” Read Rita Trefois’s introduction to her long-awaited book here!