|Ingrid Moldenhauer, Map of the Dreaming (detail),
2002; dyed, pieced, stitched; 13 by 19 by 2 inches. The
work and ideas of Moldenhauer and other emerging textile
artists are featured on page 33.
Vol. 30 No. 2 Sep. - Oct.
2003 ISSN No. 0164-324X
WHAT DRAWS YOUNG PEOPLE TO FIBER? 28
by Pauline Verbeek-Cowart
An art-school faculty member comments on what intrigues seven
of her current and former students.
THOUGHTS FROM THE NEXT GENERATION 33
by Juliarose Loffredo
An emerging textile artist seeks out others and voices their
thoughts on concept, craftsmanship, and the future of our
FOUNDATION FIRM? 40
A Q&A with three educators - Lou Cabeen, Maria Tulokas,
and Joan Livingstone - on how their fiber programs are faring
and how they're
approaching the medium today
FURTHERING YOUR FIBER EDUCATION 49
by Noelle Backer
Craft school or self-study? Guild workshop or art school?
Explore the options based on your goals.
MENTORING A FUTURE FIBER ARTIST 52
by Karen Page Crislip
A tapestry artist shares her rationale and approach for working
teenage apprentice. Plus a sidebar on teaching kids about
the fiber arts.
Our Bauhaus Roots
Notable Events 12
"Wild by Design" Quilt Symposium, Cranbrook's New Building,
Tapestry Symposium, 30 Years for Two NYC Galleries, Is "Craft"
a Dirty Word?,
Aid to Artisans Awards
|J. Marie Bannerot, Bird, 2001; copper, steel,
cotton; hand knitting, coiling. Photo: Marc Neighbor.
Fiber Hot Spot 20
Contemporary Craft in Chicago
Worldwide Connections 22
Fiber Online 26
Call for Web
and Margo Mensing: Conscriptions 58
Southeastern Fiber Invitational 60
Nicole Mollett: Wear Ables 61
Why Bother? Handmade Textiles in the 21st Century 63
67 Broadway 7
News & Notes 26
Current & Coming 64
Competitions & Opportunities 68
Education & Travel 70
Advertisers' Index 79
On the cover: Jen Swearington, Good Humor, 2001; pieced sheets,
gesso, shellac; charcoal and grease pencil drawing, screen
printing, free-motion machine quilting and embroidery; 34
by 24 inches. Photo: Brian Blauser. From "Quilt National '03,"
showing at the Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center in Athens,
Ohio, through September 1 and at City Museum in St. Louis,
Missouri, October 22-November 30. See page 36 for more work