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  1. Fashioning Felt

    Fashioning Felt

    This exhibition will explore the varied new uses of felt—an ancient material, believed to be one of the earliest techniques for making textiles. Made by matting together wool fibers with...

    03.01.09

  2. Fresh Flowers—The Evolution of Floral Design in 20th-Century Textiles

    Fresh Flowers—The Evolution of Floral Design in 20th-Century Textiles

    Throughout the centuries, flowers have been an important source of inspiration for western textile designers. The twentieth century was a particularly fertile period of innovation and change in...

    03.01.09

  3. Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain

    Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain

    The art of textile design changed radically after World War II as Britain was transformed from a country devastated by war into an optimistic consumer society. Three women designers were pivotal in...

    01.01.10

  4. Josh Faught: While the Light Lasts

    Josh Faught: While the Light Lasts

    Textile artist Josh Faught lives and works in Eugene, Oregon. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Fibers at the University of Oregon and has exhibited widely in the United States. His work...

    01.02.10

  5. Maya Romanoff Celebrates 40 years of Design

    Maya Romanoff Celebrates 40 years of Design

    February 17, 2010 - Maya Romanoff celebrates 40 years of design innovation with three tie-dyed wallcoverings to be unveiled in Spring 2010: Half Plaid, Snowflake, and Crystal. This anniversary...

    02.23.10

  6. Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

    Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

    The exhibition will feature the work of Sonia Delaunay (1885 – 1979), including her designs for textiles and fashion in the 1920s through the 1940s, when she was intensively exploring the...

    11.28.10

  7. Treasures from Jack Lenor Larsen

    Treasures from Jack Lenor Larsen

    The exhibition will showcase exceptional tribal rugs, ethnographic textiles, decorative arts, pottery, modern crafts, basketry & books chosen by Mr. Larsen himself. There will be 50+ items...

    03.08.11

  8. Knoll Textiles, 1945 – 2010

    Knoll Textiles, 1945 – 2010

    This soon-to-close exhibition looks at the individuals and ideas that helped shape KnollTextiles.

    07.03.11

  9. Fiber Futures: Japan’s Textile Pioneers

    Fiber Futures: Japan’s Textile Pioneers

    Fiber Futures: Japan's Textile Pioneers showcases the dynamic field of Japanese fiber art. Organized as a juried show jointly presented by Japan Society and International Textile Network Japan in...

    09.10.11

  10. High Design Rugs

    High Design Rugs

    High Design Rugs by Italian design studio, Nodus is a limited edition collection of computer generated artwork, graphed and translated to a loom where each piece is hand knotted, producing...

    05.23.13

  11. Britain's Mid-Century Female Designers
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    Britain's Mid-Century Female Designers

    Of the iconic women designers working in the mid-20th century, the two most often recognized—and adored—are Ray Eames and Lucienne Day (the female halves of two of the best-known...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.14.10

  12. Nathan Vincent's Locker Room
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    Nathan Vincent's Locker Room

    Artist Nathan Vincent, will be showing his new work at the Bellevue Arts Museum through June 26th. Vincent's work utilizes crochet and yarn to recreate many masculine objects in a new softer form....

    04.29.11

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