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  • Linda Green, "The Soft Machine," detail

  • Kari Guddal, "Deep Down," detail

  • Margaret Jones, "Number One," detail

  • Aino Kajaniemi, "I Stretch," detail


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Dorothy Clews "Third Seed" 
decomposed tapestry in planting site

It was a Speakers Session sponsored by ATA and organized by Christine Laffer. It took place during the Textile Symposium of America’s Symposium, held September 19-22, 2012 in Washington D.C. Papers by Stanley Bulbach; Clara Román-Odio; Linda Rees; Dorothy Clews …

Linda Giesen, "White Sands" (2012), 15" x 30"

She learned to weave when she moved to the Magdalena Mountains of New Mexico in 2004.  Her first weaving teacher not only taught her about weaving, but also, about sheep ranching, lambing, shearing and wool processing. She started out weaving …

Patricia Armour, "The Crossing (Windows of the Soul Series)" (2012),  760mm x 1000mm

Patricia expresses human emotions and experiences in her work and often uses the human face and images from nature to convey a contemplative, tranquility. The result combines the authenticity of tradition with the vitality of contemporary life. Read more.

Sabrina Niebler, Rooted in the Hand
6” x 3.5” x 2.5”, 2013, rice paper (silk screened with text and hand spun into yarn) and cotton warp, pulled warp and pieced tapestry.

ATA is pleased to announce the 2013 International Student Award Winner, Sabrina Niebler, who is currently completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary. Visit her webpage.

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ATA’s latest TEx show is live. Curated by Anne Jackson, the show features the work of fifteen artists and is accompanied by a critical essay. Visit the show.

TRICIA GOLDBERG

Stamps is a continuum of my love of travel and how stamps and postcards evoke romance and intrigue. I enjoyed playing with their scale—enlarging them seemed to reveal things not apparent in the original size. Read more.

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