Vol. 33 No. 3
ON THE COVER: Christina Nordlind Hejdenberg, Paranta: Delightful Textiles for Public Spaces, 2006. Curtain:
jacquard-knitted fire-resistant polyester; 10' x 11'. Chair: knitted wool, elastic; 12" high, 23" in diameter. Hejdenberg’s
work is included in the student showcase on page 30.
ABOVE: Maximo Laura, Fiesta en los Andes II,
2006; alpaca, cotton, mixed fibers; 6' 5" x 4'. Learn more about Laura’s work in the article on page 48.
ARTISTS TO WATCH
A sampling of innovative student work.
WEB: More work from featured students
THE ABSTRACT JOURNALS OF ANGELA MOLL AND SI-YUN CHANG
by Katherine Aimone
The interior realms of these two artists are printed and woven into their textile works.
JON ERIC RIIS’S TAPESTRY COATS
by Sunita Patterson
The interiors of these conceptual coats are as intriguing as the exteriors.
THE CREATIVE SPACE OF DANNY MANSMITH
by Elizabeth Rich
This Chicago artist uses his studio like a 3-D sketchbook. Come on in and check it out.
ORLEY & SHABAHANG’S WOVEN POEMS
by Rhonda Sonnenberg
Artisan-made rugs and baskets from the heart, for the soul.
CROSSING BOUNDARIES: MAXIMO LAURA
by D Wood
Complex tapestries intertwine Peruvian tradition and a contemporary aesthetic.
INSIDE TWO INTERIOR-DESIGN MARKETS
by Leesa Hubbell
Highlights from two New York shows—SURTEX and the International Contemporary Furniture Fair—where designers connect with broader markets for interiors and related products.
News and Notes
MAD Marks Fifty Years | Student Awards | In Memoriam:
Hilary Morrow Fletcher | Chairs in Felt | Windgate Charitable
Foundation | Jacqueline Govin: Textile-Art Advocate |
and other tidbits from the fiber world
ON THE WEB: More News & Notes
ON THE WEB: Robert Yoder's Sluice Rug
ON THE WEB: Recent work in wood and vine by Gyöngy Laky
ON THE WEB: Artist Trading Cards
Material Difference | Weavings of War | Noel Dyrenforth |
Surface Design Conference
Emily K. Robertson | Leslie Kneisel
Lynn Cornelius Jablonski: Post MFA
Eva Hesse | Sheila Hicks | Jeanne Williamson and Katherine Porter
Travel & Traditions
Saki-ori | Saskatchewan Textiles | Minneapolis Institute of Arts |
Girard Collection in Santa Fe
Catalogs to Order
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
ABOVE: Si-Yun Chang,
Episode 2, 2003;
mulberry paper (hanji); woven, collaged,
handstitched; 13" x 10". Photo: Myong-Hun
Chang. Si-Yun Chang’s work is featured in
the article on page 36.