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23 Apr 2009    

TCD UCARE students present at annual Research Fair

Madison Simmons with works from her UCARE project developed using digital technology including the department's Mimaki digital textile printer

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07 Apr 2009    

Students elect Montage officers for 2009 - 2010

TCD student organization MONTAGE recently elected officers for the 2009 - 2010 AY
Members of MONTAGE, TCD's student organization advised by Dr. Harriet McLeod recently held elections for its 2009 - 2010 officers. Pictured left to right are Nellie Kurtenbach, Secretary; Andria Smith, Vice President; Kaelyn Kerwin, Treasurer; Enoch Pugh, Web Designer; Anna Pearson, President; Danielle Tucker, Events Coordinator; Jaci Hansen, Historian; and Haleigh Riggle, MONTAGE Representative to the Friends of the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.
 

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04 Apr 2009    

Friends group meets for gallery-related brainstorming

 

 FRHTG board members Nancy Childs (l.) and Sue Rieber (r.) toast the Friends and the success of their gallery initiatives.

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04 Apr 2009    

TCD Grad students Mary Pattavina and Jonathan Gregory win CEHS awards

 TCD graduate students Jonathan Gregory and Mary Pattavina

Kudos to Mary Pattavina, who’s been awarded the 2009 CEHS Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, and to Jonathan Gregory, recipient of the college’s 2009 Graduate Student Research Award.

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03 Apr 2009    

Dr. Jennifer Harris's keynote presentation kicks of 4th IQSC symposium

The Global Quilt: Cultural Contexts attendees and members of the general public listen to Dr. Jennifer Harris, opening keynote speaker for this 4th IQSC symposium 

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27 Mar 2009    

Assoc. Prof. Diane Vigna finds High Style in Alabama

Alabama Chanin workshop-in-progress at company headquarters, Florence, Alabama. Dr. Diane Vigna is seated center, Natalie Chanin standing to her left. Photo courtesy Sumi Lee.

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27 Mar 2009    

MONTAGE sponsors sustainable fashion show and clothing swap

Members of TCD's student organization MONTAGE have installed an exhibition of Sustainable Fashion in the Rotunda Gallery at Nebraska Union and have organized a clothing "swap" that will take place at the Union on Thursday, April 2. MONTAGE members collected 'gently used' clothing from campus contributors on March 25 & 26, and next week contributors and others will be able to exchange the tickets they received for their items for 'new to them' clothing, thus helping to reduce the load on landfills and participate in a 'low-impact' economic strategy.

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17 Mar 2009    

TCD at Sheldon College Night -

Tacia Booton's evening wear featured front and center in Sheldon's Great Hall

Twenty-two TCD graduate and undergraduate apparel design students presented their works in a runway show at the Sheldon Museum of Art’s College Night on Tuesday March 10. The garments were the output of several TCD courses including 403/803 Draping, 416/816 Line Development, 471/871 Experimental Apparel, and 472/872 Inventing the Crafted Fabric.

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17 Mar 2009    

Wove Girl

"Lia Cook: In Touch, Faces and Mazes," a solo show featuring the work of California artist Lia Cook opened in TCD's Hillestad Textiles Gallery on Monday, March 16 and continues through Friday April 10. Cook, a weaver from Berkeley, CA and faculty member at the California College of the Arts., uses an electronic Jacquard hand loom to weave faces that dissolve into continuously changing, maze-like patterns. As the faces fragment, a perceptual shift occurs, moving through a place of transition and ambiguity to reveal the physical, tactile nature of the

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10 Mar 2009    

American Quilts in the Modern Age published by U of NE Press

TCD faculty member Dr. Patricia Crews, Director of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, and IQSC curator of exhibitions Marin Hanson have been working for several years on a Getty Foundation-supported project to catalogue a large part of the IQSC collection. That project has culminated with the publication by the University of Nebraska Press of the first volume in what is expected to be a multi-volume overview of the collections housed in the museum.

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