Matthew McIntyre Wilson Pēke mau tuna (detail) 2020, harakeke, rata vine, aka kiekie (kiekie ariel roots). Photo: Natalie Jones.

Blog Post Tag: Weaving

Member Spotlight: Anubha Sood

December 2, 2020 5:00 am

This month’s Member Spotlight is Anubha Sood. Sood’s practice is centered around the sustainable ecology of making that provokes a sentiment addressing our current systems of production and their entanglement with the natural world. My work emerges out of an urgency to engage the body in the act of making. It’s like plucking grass when …

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“Stockyards Gallery First Annual Fiber Art Exhibit” by Mary Elmusa

November 9, 2020 5:00 am

Eleven Members Included in Fiber Exhibit at Kansas City Stockyards Gallery Missouri SDA member, fiber artist Becky Stevens has a new gallery partnership and has curated and organized her initial fiber-focused art exhibit. The gallery, Stockyards Gallery, is in an historic Kansas City, Missouri building, the Livestock Exchange, in the city’s renown west bottoms. The …

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In The Studio: Christine Miller

September 11, 2020 5:00 am

I am a life long fiber artist with experience in many processes and techniques: embroidery, knitting, crochet, basketry, needlepoint, sewing, felting, stitching, and weaving. But it is at the loom where my heart beats the strongest, and I have been weaving for over 45 years now. The act of constructing fabric, one thread at a time, is …

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Entertainment & Fashion

June 28, 2019 9:00 am

This Friday Fibers Roundup looks at how fibers and textiles have made their way into the world of entertainment and video production. From stop-motion videos to animation, textiles have been getting their share in the limelight recently. 1) Purl, Pixar’s newest short film, makes a bold statement about toxic masculinity in the workplace. Its message …

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“Fringe: On the Edge of Fiber” — Out Now!

June 24, 2019 9:00 am

Surface Design Association is excited to announce “Fringe: On the Edge of Fiber”, our Summer 2019 edition of Surface Design Journal! This Journal explores and expands the traditional boundaries of fiber arts with individuals and practices once relegated to the edges, now leading their respective fields in terms of innovation and intellect. Here’s a preview …

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Susan Iverson’s “The Color of No”

June 19, 2019 9:00 am

An exhibition of work by Susan Iverson titled The Color of No opened at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on Friday, April 12 and closed June 2nd. Iverson is an artist and master weaver, known for her innovative approach to tapestry. She taught in Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Craft + Material Studies for …

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Craft & Color

June 14, 2019 9:00 am

This edition of Friday Fibers Roundup looks at the history of various color and how many professional craftspeople are making work with bright and vibrant hues. 1) “Indigo, Ash, and Time mark Nigeria’s Centuries-old Dye Pits” by Cara Anna looks at how the dye pits in Nigeria’s ancient northern city of Kano are said to …

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“Domestic Spaces” — Out Now!

April 1, 2019 9:00 am

Surface Design Association is excited to announce “Domestic Spaces”, our Spring 2019 edition of Surface Design Journal! This Journal focuses on those interior realms we create for ourselves and notions of how integral textiles are to the making of place. The various contributions reflect upon private (and public) domains and the personal aspirations of who …

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