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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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ARTICLE ARCHIVES

November/December 2007

Web-Exclusive Gallery
More Student Work 2007

Our November/December 2007 issue features our third annual showcase of student work in fiber. The showcase illustrates the variety of work coming from the students both in the United States and Canada. Based on refinement, consistency, and presentation, we selected the following sixteen artists to represent what is being created in colleges and universities today.


Julie Baratta
Cecilia Bordarampe
Jung Yeon Choi
Erin Crowley
Nick DeFord
Anna Kristina Goransson
Allison Hensley
Wei-Hui Hsu
Rachel Hunt
Joonwon Lee
Cheryl Lommatsch
Mindy Sue Meyers
Jeroen Nelemans
Jacquelyn Nouveau
Kari Scott
Caitie Sellers

Julie Baratta

Julie Baratta, installation of printed fabrics, 2007. Detail: Pod Pattern, 2007; cotton, linen; three-color print. BFA Fibers, Alberta College of Art + Design in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Photos by artist.

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Cecilia Bordarampe

Cecilia Bordarampe, Light Patterns (two of twelve weavings), 2007; fine cotton yarn (16/2); plain weave with inlay; 9" x 5 1/2". BFA Fiber and Material Studies (emphasis in Art History), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Photos: David Ettinger.

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Jung Yeon Choi

Jung Yeon Choi, Uninvited (with detail), 2007; organza, wire, paper; dyed, sewn; 15' x 20'. MFA Fibers, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Photo by Tim Thayer.

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Erin Crowley

Erin Crowley, Sick Tree 3, 2007; birch bark, thread; sewn, patched onto sick tree; 4" x 6". BA Fiber, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Photo by the artist.

 

Erin Crowley, Band-Aid, 2007; birch bark, thread; sewn; 3" x 3". BA Fiber, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Photo by the artist.

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Nick DeFord

Nick DeFord, The Gray (detail), 2007; handstitched embroidery over machine embroidered Confederate flag patch; one of thirteen 2" x 3" patches. MFA Fibers, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Photo by the artist.



Nick DeFord, Reclaimed Red Badges, 2007; handstitched embroidery on commercial patches; 12" x 9". MFA Fibers, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Photo by the artist.

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Anna Kristina Goransson

Anna Kristina Goransson, Pathways (with detail), 2007; washi paper, awl punched paper; each panel: 108" x 17". MFA Artisanry (fiber focus), University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Photos by the artist.

 

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Allison Hensley


Allison Hensley, Stratagem (with detail), 2007; over-dyed bed sheets, paper, cotton; machine quilted; 96" x 60" x 4". BFA Fibers, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia. Photo by Jeanette Zolman.

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Wei-Hui Hsu

Wei-Hui Hsu, Potential Cell No. 22—Knot and Unknot, 2007; rope, dye pigment, fabric, fishing wire; dimensions variable. MFA Fibers, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Rachel Hunt

Rachel Hunt, Cell Counting and Breathability, 2006; expandable dryer duct, assorted fabric, thread; dimensions variable. MFA Fibers, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Photo by the artist.

 

Rachel Hunt, Untitled Installation (Registers), 2007; elastic, assorted fabric, wire, dryer duct, fabric stiffener, thread, foam beads, pigment, mulberry paper; dimensions variable. MFA Fibers, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Photo by the artist

 

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Joonwon Lee

Joonwon Lee, The Behind Story (with detail), 2007; polyester paper, linen thread; 36" x 24". MFA Fibers, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

 

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Cheryl Lommatsch

Cheryl Lommatsch, Pointy Bird, 2005; chicken wire, shell, hardware remnants, paper pulp, beeswax, melted acetate. 6" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/2". MFA, Fibers, California State University, Long Beach, California.

 

Cheryl Lommatsch, Twinned Creature I, 2006; chicken wire, shell, hardware remnants, paper pulp, beeswax, linen thread. 6" x 3" x 2". MFA, Fibers, California State University, Long Beach, California.

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Mindy Sue Meyers

Mindy Sue Meyers, Meringues (with detail), 2007; silk velvet, beads, thread, paper linings. MFA Fibers, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Photos by the artist.

 

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Jeroen Nelemans

Jeroen Nelemans, Six Feet Above (details), 2006; grass, Astroturf, wooden pedestal, metal grid; dimensions variable (Astroturf 12' x 24'). MFA, Fibers and Material Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

 

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Jacquelyn Nouveau

Jacquelyn Nouveau, Empty Shells (with detail), 2007; cheese cloth, polyacrylic, Barbie doll molds, nails, glue; 49" x 11". MFA Fibers, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. Photos: Seth Tice Lewis.

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Kari Scott

Kari Scott, This is What Depression Feels Like, 2007; wool; machine and hand-knit. BFA Craft/Material Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.

 

Kari Scott, You, Too, Can Be Fat Like Me, 2007; mercerized cotton; machine and hand-knit, painted, dyed. BFA Craft/Material Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.

 

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Caitie Sellers

Caitie Sellers, Altered Landscapes (with detail), 2006; inkjet printed cotton, polyester felt, embroidery floss, steel pins; printed, appliquéd, embroidered; 25" x 15" x 2". BFA Craft/Material Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. Photo by artist.

 

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