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November/December 2007

 
 
Contents
3rd Annual Student Showcase
Chinese Kites: A Rich Tradition
Fiber-Postcard Valentine Details
Textile Tours - Updated
In Memoriam: Lenore Tawney
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Inside the November/December 2007 Issue

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.

Features

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 sculpture.

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 constructions.

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


Previews
Extreme Embroidery | Jacquard Weaving | Spring in Philly

Creative Process
Rhiannon Williams's Lottery-Ticket Quilt

Collecting
From Individual Vision to Museum Gallery

Profiles
Ana Mazzoni | Kathyanne White

Sampling
A Showcase of Mixed-Media Vessels

Reviews
Intimate Apparel | Joseph Shuldiner | Alison Cann-Clift

Travel & Traditions
Wounaan Basketry | Peru Earthquake Relief

Curtains

Craig Fisher: On the Edge


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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.
 

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