Vol. 34 No. 3
ON THE COVER: Rachel Hunt, Untitled, 2006; iron, nickel, assorted fabric, thread; sewn; 54" x 14" x 13". Hunt,
a MFA candidate at Cranbrook Academy of Art, is one of sixteen students included in our third annual student
showcase on page 34. Photo by the artist. ABOVE: Lycia Trouton's The Linen Memorial, which commemorates
the violent troubles of Northern Ireland, has taken many forms. Here, approximately 150 embroidered handkerchiefs
are installed at the Faculty Gallery, University of Wollongong, Australia, in February 2005. Read more
about the project on page 44. Photo: Sean Maguire. Model: Jo Ann (Bodie) O'Dell.
STUDENT WORK 2007
Our third annual showcase of artists to watch.
ON THE WEB: Student Showcase
XIANG YANG: CHANGING SPACES
by Jacqueline Ruyak
Lengths of thread extend silk-screened and embroidered images into three-dimensional
THE LINEN MEMORIAL
by Jessica Hemmings
Commemorating the violent troubles of Northern Ireland, Lycia Trouton's installation of
printed and embroidered handkerchiefs has taken many forms.
NEW DIRECTIONS: A DIALOGUE
Jerry Bleem is known for his stapled vessels, Michael Rohde for his color-saturated tapestries.
Now Bleem's crocheting flags, and Rohde's knotting vessels. We asked them why and how.
BLEAK AND BEAUTIFUL
by Jessica Hemmings
Hilary Bower explores contrasting materials and repeating elements in her textile-based
News & Notes
New Museum of Contemporary Craft | Oriole Mill | Artist Awards | Bold
as Love | The Textile Museum’s Expanding Vision | and other tidbits from
the fiber world
Extreme Embroidery | Jacquard Weaving | Spring in Philly
Rhiannon Williams's Lottery-Ticket Quilt
From Individual Vision to Museum Gallery
Ana Mazzoni | Kathyanne White
A Showcase of Mixed-Media Vessels
Intimate Apparel | Joseph Shuldiner | Alison Cann-Clift
Travel & Traditions
Wounaan Basketry | Peru Earthquake Relief
Craig Fisher: On the Edge
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
ABOVE: A geometric-style Wounaan basket by
Leybis Cheucarama. Read about the plight and
basket-making mastery of the Wounaan people
in Travel & Traditions, page 60. Photo courtesy
of Michael Smith Gallery, Santa Fe.