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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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09 Mar 2009    

TCD students experience MAGIC Las Vegas

TCD majors Melanie (“Rosie”) Brazeal, Christal Swenson, Kelley Murray and Cashmere Boehle ‘on the town’ in Las Vegas during MAGIC 2009

In February four TCD undergraduates,Cashmere Boehle (apparel design), Christal Swenson (merchandising), KelleyMurray (merchandising) and Melanie Brazeal (merchandising) were selected to accompany TCD Professional Advisory member Mercedes Gonzalez of Global Purchasing Group, Inc. in New York City at the MAGIC Marketplace in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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09 Mar 2009    

Sr. Lecturer Carol Easley is recipient of CEHS Distinguished Teaching Award 2009

Carol Easley is one of three CEHS faculty who will receive the College Distinguished Teaching Award 2009 at the University Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, 2009. A total of fifteen faculty members from across campus will be given the honor, and each receives a $1,000 cash award through funds provided by the Nebraska Legislature.

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27 Feb 2009    

Prof. Weiss gains momentum during Fulbright in India

Now into the seventh week of her Fulbright Fellowship in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, Wendy Weiss updated us again on what she’s been up to:

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14 Feb 2009    

TCD joins other CEHS departments at Big Red Road Show

TCD undergraduate Kathryn Alms answers a Big Red Road Show visitor's question photo: David Kostelnk, Star City Photo

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12 Feb 2009    

Praha Fashion: Two Czech Designers and their Work in TCD

Praha Fashion: Two Designers & Their Stories

Two of the Czech Republic's most prominent fashion designers, Tatiana Kovarikova and Jaroslava Prochaskova, are currently guests of the Department of Textiles Clothing and Design on the occasion of their joint exhibition in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.

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