Friday, December 19, 2014
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Three graduate students and nine undergraduate students completed their Textile Design degrees this month. Please see the below images of their work from the show.
|Becky Flax, Textile Design B.S.|
|Nicole Dowds, Textile Design B.S.|
|Alexys Brown, Textile Design B.S.|
|Brittany Wack, Textile Design B.S.|
|Mary Armacost, Textile Design M.S.|
|Meghan Kelly, Textile Design M.S.|
|YunJung Ko, Textile Design M.S.|
|Stephanie Bilotti, Textile Design B.S.|
|Mi Son Chon, Textile Design B.S.|
Textile Design professor Marcia Weiss had artwork entitled Pendulum Fusion exhibited at the China National Silk Museum in the exhibition Resist Dye on the Silk Road: Contemporary Art. This exhibit was held in conjunction with the 9th International Shibori Symposium in Hangzhou, China.
Professor Marcia Weiss presented a paper at the 9th International Shibori Symposium in Hangzhou China, October 31-November 4, 2014. The paper entitled Artisan Textiles, Global Markets, included a discussion of appropriation of Central Asian Ikats and Malian Bogolan. Please see the below images from the conference and trip.
|Shibori fabrics on the grounds of the China National Silk Museum|
|Draw loom weaving|
|West Lake, Hanzhou China|
|Sunset over West Lake|
|Shuttles on display in Hangzhou|
|Clamp resist studio (and great indigo dye) near Wenzhou, China|
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Alumna Hyunsoo "Alice" Kim wrote a review of the exhibit Do Ho Suh: Home within Home within Home within Home within Home for Surface Design Journal. The exhibit at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of the Seoul National Museum ran from November 2013 to May 2014. Alice's review was featured in the Summer 2014 issue of Surface Design Journal; an issue focused on Korea East & West. Congratulations Alice!
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Student Rebecca "Becky" Flax was honored to have her jacquard design presented as a gift to Dr. D. Walter Cohen, a member of the PhilaU Board of Trustees and the Chairman of the Capital Campaign. This was the most successful fundraising campaign that Philadelphia University has ever had, with much due to the leadership of Dr. Cohen. Here Dr. Spinelli is presenting the framed textile to Dr. Cohen.