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ARTICLE ARCHIVES

November/December 2006

Web-Exclusive Gallery
More Work
by our Student Artists to Watch

Our November/December 2006 issue features our second annual showcase of student work in fiber. The showcase illustrates the broad variety of what is being created in colleges and universities today. Based on refinement, consistency, and presentation quality, we selected twenty artists to represent today’s high-quality, innovative students. Here we share additional examples of work by the students featured in the magazine.


Miyuki Akai
Mildred Avendano
Jill Baker
Eleanor Bowley
Chris Chiappetta
Jungyeon Choi
Molly Evans
Sally Gilmore
Jenine Haard
Christina Nordlind Hejdenberg
Jennifer Jenkins
Yi Ting Lee
Cory Linsmeyer
Amy Long
Rodney Love
Aaron McIntosh
Emily Ann Nachison
Christian Ortiz
Leisa Rich
Zoe Sundra

Miyuki Akai, MFA, Fibers, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Reciprocal (with detail), 2006; synthetic thread, paper, wire; knitted, dyed; 34" x 24" x 5". Photo by the artist.

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Mildred Avendano, Bachelor of Design, Material Arts and Design Program, Ontario College of Art and Design, Ontario, Canada.

Dust (with detail), 2006; pineapple and silk cloth, silk, pine paper, linen paper, tulle; woven, knotted, handstitched. Photo by the artist.

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Jill Baker, MFA, Department of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.

(1) Shy Trophies: 11th, 2005; etching and hair on linen; 2"x 6" x 4". Photo by the artist.

(2) Shy Trophies: 15th, 2005; etching and hair on linen; 2"x 6" x 4". Photo by the artist.

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Eleanor Bowley, BA (Hons), Illustration, The Arts Institute at Bournemouth, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.

(1) A Worn Out Boat, 2006; fabric, thread, photo-transfer paper; machine stitching, appliqué, computer manipulation; 9 1/2" x 9 1/2". Designed for Urban Renewal, Urban Outfitters UK.

(2) Waterfall, 2006; fabric, thread; machine stitching, appliqué, computer manipulation; 9 1/2" x 9 1/2". Designed for Urban Renewal, Urban Outfitters UK.

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Chris Chiappetta, BFA, Fibers, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts.

(1) Parting, 2005; shredded handmade paper (pigmented kozo), oil pastel, plastic high-gloss resin; papermaking, collage; 15" x 30" x 2 3/4". Photo: Nicholas Alstair Cintas.

(2) Drifting, 2005; shredded handmade paper (pigmented kozo and gampi), oil pastel; papermaking, collage; 36" x 36" x 2 1/2". Photo by the artist.

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Jungyeon Choi, MFA, Fibers, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Ganggangswalae (one of the Korean dance) (shown with detail), 2005; monofilament, steel rings; painted; 55" x 21" diameter.

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Molly Evans, BFA, Fibers, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia.

Pill Poppin’ Secretary Dress (with detail), 2005; cotton sateen; screen printed, appliqué, hand-dyed. Photo: Dane Sponberg.

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Sally Gilmore, MFA, Fibers, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

Gut Form (with Sores) (shown with detail), 2006; paper, acrylic medium, acrylic, hair; 36" x 4" x 4". Photo: Clare Verstegen.

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Jenine Haard, MFA, Fibers, California State University, Long Beach, California.

Archive, 2006; slip-cast book stitched with human hair; 8" x 10" x 2". Photo by the artist.

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Christina Nordlind Hejdenberg, MFA, Textiles, Konstfack University College of Art and Design, Hägersten, Sweden.

Paranta: Delightful Textiles for Public Spaces, 2006. Curtain: jacquard-knitted fire-resistant polyester; 11' x 10'. Chair: Knitted wool, elastic; 12" high, 23" in diameter.

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Jennifer Jenkins, MFA, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia.

Solution #4 (with detail), 2005; China silk backed with cotton batting, India ink; serigraphy, machine embroidery; 36" x 72".

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Yi Ting Lee, Graduate Institute of Applied Arts-Fiber Program, Tainan National University of the Arts, Tainan, Taiwan.

(1) To Catch Sight of Memory: Family Picture, 2006; cotton, rayon thread; computerized embroidery; 2 1/4" x 8 1/2".

(2) To Catch Sight of Memory: Afraid of Darkness, 2006; cotton, rayon thread; computerized embroidery; 2 1/4" x 8 1/2".

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Cory Linsmeyer, BA, Art Education and Fashion Design, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Wisconsin.

(1) Disposable Wedding Dress, 2006; vinyl tablecloth, paper drop cloth, coffee filters, plastic straws, bubble wrap; 8' x 4' x 5'. Photo by the artist.

(2) Tent Dress, 2006; vinyl, tulle, dome tent; 5' x 6' x 5'. Photo by the artist.

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Amy Long, MFA, Fibers, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

(1) gold, 2006; wool yarn; crocheted, felted; 73" x 10" x 8". Photo by the artist.

(2) red heart, blue hat, 2005; hand-felted and dyed wool, crocheted wool tapestry thread; 9 1/2" x 3" x 2 1/2". Photo by the artist.

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Rodney Love, MFA, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

I Am Because We Are: #3, 2004–06; recycled socks, cotton, polyester ribbon; handwoven. 79" x 19 1/2". Part of an installation with wall panels, carpet, and a kimono. Photo: Adrian Cook.

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Aaron McIntosh, BFA, Fibers, Appalachian Center for Craft, Tennessee Technological University, Smithville, Tennessee.

(1) Sculptural Target, 2005; vintage fabrics, romance novel pages, vinyl, stuffing, thread; 7" x 22" x 20". Photo: John Lucas.

(2-3) Lots (with detail), 2006; romance novel pages, vinyl, cotton batting, felt, yarn, pigment, thread; pieced, quilted, soft-form sculpted; 64" 140" x 46". Photo: John Lucas.

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Emily Ann Nachison, BFA, Fibers, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.

(1) Tribute, 2005; dye, thiourea dioxide, China silk; immersion dyed, handpainted, silk screened; 6' x 4'. Photo: Dan Meyers.

(2) Wool Fauna, 2005; dye, wool flannel; handpainted, silk screened; 8' x 4'. Photo: Dan Meyers.

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Christian Ortiz, BFA, Fibers, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois.

(1) Five Thousand Memories, 2006; cotton; shibori; 45" x 30". Photo: George Tarbay.

(2-3) Untitled #1 (with detail), 2006; silk organza; shibori.

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Leisa Rich, MFA, Fibers, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

The Woolding of Saint Augustine (with detail), 2005; wool fabric, yarn, thread, embroidery floss, dye, wire, Styrofoam, carpet padding; shibori, dyed, crocheted, machine embroidered, 17" x 110" x 24". Photo: Jonathan Reynolds.

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Zoe Sundra, BFA, Fibers, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts.

(1) The Displayed Series: In White, 2006; pleated fabric, built costume; installation within display case; 4 1/2' x 6' x 2'. Photo: Gregory Bartlett.

(2) Living Room, January 13, 2006; silk, upholstered chairs, black-and-white photography, built costume; 8' x 13' x 17'. Photo: Adam Holtzman.

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