Archive for November, 2011

Textile artist news/ fall 2011

  • Center-for-craft-creativity-and-design-in-hendersonville-nc-announces-november-2011-textile-events/  Textile artist Catharine Ellis lectureed on her weaving and dyeing processes  Nov. 8, on UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall,  Asheville,, NC. Ellis is known internationally for her woven shibori, a process of weaving and resist using natural dyes that she developed in the 1990’s based on the traditional Japanese shibori technique. Ellis has worked closely with Bethanne Knudson, lead designer at The Oriole Mill and an expert on JacqCAD software, to design fabrics on the jacquard looms. Together, they developed a unique process of creating woven shibori fabric using industrial loom weaving.
  • Elsewhere is now accepting residency, fellowship, and internship applications for its 2012 season. Elsewhere, a living museum set inside a former thrift store, invites creatives of all kinds to create site-specific projects that respond to our that respond to our collection, community, and concepts.
  • Town of Chapel Hill’s Public and Cultural Arts/ Chapel Hill textile artist and Assistant Professor with the North Carolina State University School of Art & Design Jan-Ru Wan has been commissioned by the Town of Chapel Hill’s Public and Cultural Arts to lead participants at the Seymour Senior Center in creating a collective art installation to be permanently displayed at the Center. The project, titled Up Close and Personal, will utilize re-purposed clothes and other objects to tell stories.




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