by Victor Cassidy
Up close and personal, Lia Cook’s newest
works in Jacquard explore the emotional and
structural possibilities of the woven image.
E-TEXTILES: ELECTRONIC AND EXTRAORDINARY
by Janet Collins
In the growing field of electronic textiles, two university campuses in North America are emerging as epicenters for groundbreaking research and experimentation.
by Sue Taylor
The heirloom-inspired creations of Linda
Hutchins, rendered life-size in ghostly organza,
speak to the fleeting nature of both making and
LIBERATING THE PAST
by Spike Gillespie
The discovery of revealing family documents
lead artist Stephen Beal on a quest to rectify the
wrongs of long-ago with needle and thread.
HISTORY IN THE MAKING
by Rachel B. Cochran
A passion for collecting relics of domesticity
feeds the creative drive and textile explorations
of quilt artist Diane Savona.
Whitney Stansell | Alex Friedman | Mary Smull
De-Accessories: The Recycle LACMA Project
An Encaustic Studio Intensive | Making the Cut | Smart Textiles
ArtCloth: Engaging New Visions | Slash: Paper Under the Knife
Travel & Traditions
The Hubbell Trading Post | Brown Sheep Company
Christy Matson: Ill Communication
News & Notes
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
Cook, China Maze Doll (detail), 2008; cotton and rayon
thread, woven on a TC-1 Jacquard loom; 72" x 51". Courtesy
of browngrotta arts, Wilton, Connecticut. Photo by the
ABOVE: Linda Hutchins, Egg Basket, 2008; organza
and thread; handsewn; 3½" x 9½" x 9½". Courtesy
of Pulliam Gallery, Portland, Oregon. Photo: Dan Kvitka.
ABOVE: Alex Friedman, Matrix, 2008; wool weft, cotton warp; tapestry
techniques include eccentric weft, hatching, pick pick, soumak, and
interlocks as needed; 40" x 51" x 2". Photo: Kate Cameron.