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Outstanding Student Awards 2018 (Part IV of IV)

Closing out SDA’s Outstanding Students Award Winners is our fourth, and final, top-notch gallery of student work featuring innovation within the field of fibers and textiles. All were nominated by the chair of their department, all winners receive a free digital membership for the year.

Mandy Pedigo (Graduate) Homelands, embroidery, jean jacket, quilted. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.

McKenzie Stegmeier (Undergraduate) Part of Your World, embroidery, appliqué, patches. Kendall College of Art and Design.

Carrie Ann Miller (Graduate) My Body at Home, silk organza, pigment dye, thread, 3′ x 9′. Colorado State University.

Sugandha Gupta (Graduate) Slight of Touch, merino wool, felted, 3′ x 3′. Savannah College of Art and Design.

Melissa Nicole Furman (Undergraduate) Losing My Religion, synthetic ink, canvas, pew, screen-printed, upholstered. Tyler School of Art, Temple University.

Breanna Kixmiller (Undergraduate) Blomma, digitally printed cotton, heat transfer, embroidery. Iowa State University.

Frances Parry (Graduate) Exposure, silk organza, linen, solvy, hand-stitched, machine-stitched, 22″ x 30″ x 6″. Eastern Michigan University, School of Art & Design.

Nisha Pinjani (Graduate) Transgressing Boundaries, parchment paper, dyed, waxed, screen-printed, 24″ x 144″, part of a larger installation. University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Gisèle Suzor-Morin (Undergraduate) A slice of Laura Secord Easter cream egg, navy blue and blurred around the edges like fog, cotton thread, synthetic thread, paper, 7″ x 4″ x 5″. Concordia University.

Elena Denisa Cirstea (Graduate) Casting, paper, cotton, netted, dyed, woven, 98″ x 15″ each. National University of Arts Bucharest.

Sung Rim Park (Graduate) The Path, ink, paper chords. Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea.

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