Posts Tagged ‘textiles’

Textiles Self-Study and Advisory Panel visit

The Textiles Self-Study and Advisory Panel visit will take place on May 4-6, with panel members: Michael Koch, Chair of the Committee and Owner, LA Mills; Ingrid Bachmann, Graduate Program Director/Associate Professor, Concordia University; Fiona Dieffenbacher, Director, BFA Fashion Design Program, Parsons The New School for Design; Clare Johnston, Head of Textiles/Professor, Royal College of […]

Hagan panel at Neuberger Museum

Brooks Hagan (Assistant Professor, Textiles) will participate in a  panel discussion in conjunction with the recently opened show at the Neuberger Museum, Kuba Textiles: Geometry in Form, Space and Time. In the present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Kuba peoples are renowned for their cut-pile raffia cloths. When sewn together and layered, they form […]

Museum Viewing Day

RISD Museum Director John W. Smith and the Museum’s curators invite visitors to view a new group of gifts and purchases for the collection on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Danforth Hall, RISD Museum, 10 am-3 pm. Objects include new watercolors by RISD alumna Kara Walker (MFA 1994, Painting/Printmaking), a contemporary painting by Scottish artist Peter […]

Professional Development Fund grants awarded

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-November to review project proposals submitted for its Fall 2014 funding cycle. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: John Caserta, Assistant Professor in Graphic Design, to support printing costs related to the project for/with/in. Farrin Abbas Zadeh, Lecturer in History of Art + Visual Culture, […]

Textiles and RISD Museum collaborate on “Designing Traditions”

The Textile Society of America Biennial Symposium theme this Fall was “New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future”. The theme explored change and innovation in the past while looking at the state of the field of textiles, textile study, production and creativity, today and for the future. There were presentations ranging from textile conservation, […]

Textiles announces Fall 2014 Lecture Series

Mika Tajima November 13th, 4:30pm @ Tap Room Mika Tajima employs sculpture, painting, video, music, and performance, often drawing on contradictions in modernist design and architecture to consider how the performing subject (e. g., speaker, dancer, designer, factory worker, musician, filmmaker) is constructed in spaces in which material objects outline action and engagement. Tajima’s most […]

Fiber Art includes Lee

Chunghie Lee (Critic, Textiles) is featured in a new fiber exhibition, Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators, at the Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St., Brockton, Mass. The exhibit runs through Nov. 23, 2014. Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators are those artists, both past and present, who are recognized for continuously experimenting […]

Lee and Friel on Korean textile art

Chunghie Lee (Critic, Textiles) and Mary Anne Friel (Assistant Professor, Textiles) will participate in the 2014 Korea Bojagi Forum. The event is inspired by Bojagi, a traditional Korean wrapping cloth, and a unique form of Korean textile art. The forum is taking place in August 24-28, with Chunghie Lee serving as the 2014 KBF Director. Mary […]