11 Mar 2015    

Biennial Juried Student Exhibition

Twenty-four pieces of some of the finest work produced by UNL’s fashion and textile design students will be on display at the Biennial Student Juried Exhibition at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the Department of Textiles Merchandising and Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The work will be on display in the gallery on the second floor of the Human Sciences Building between March 16 and April 10, 2015.

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04 Mar 2015    

The Lost Art of Dress Public Lecture

On Monday April 20, 2015 the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design (TMFD) will host a free public lecture and book signing by Linda Przybyszewski, author of The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish, at 5:00 p.m. in the auditorium in Nebraska Union on UNL’s city campus. Dr.

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04 Mar 2015    

James honored as 'Master of the Medium'

Michael James, department chair and Ardis James Professor of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been selected by the James Renwick Alliance (JRA) as one of five craft artists in the country to receive its annual Masters of the Medium Award. James is widely recognized as one of the founding leaders of the non-traditional or “art quilt” movement launched in the 1970s.

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04 Mar 2015    By Scott Schrage | University Communications

Team customizes nanoparticles to better transport therapeutic drugs

A UNL team has unveiled an extremely compact yet fully loaded vehicle that can brave conditions and navigate terrain its predecessors could not.

It features a protein frame with a citric acid finish. It’s the size of a typical bug -- viral, not Volkswagen. And it might just help fight cancer.

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19 Feb 2015    

Optical Meshing: Apparel Design by Kim Hahn

February 9, 2015 through Friday, March 6, 2015
Visiting Artist Kim Hahn, Associate Professor and Associate Director, The Fashion School, Kent State University, TMFD Alumna, Ph.D. in Textile and Apparel Design 2005.
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10 Nov 2014    

Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design Lecturer Camille Hawbaker to exhibit at Robert Hillestad Gallery

Congratulations to Camille Hawbaker for the very positive review in the Journal Star this weekend by L. Kent Wolgamott claiming "Unraveling" is, simply, one of the best Lincoln exhibitions of 2014. Read L. Kent Wolgamott's review here.

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15 Oct 2014    

Celebration of Youth XXI: Elegant Solutions

Celebration of Youth XXI:  Elegant Solutions, featuring works chosen from the Home Environment, Clothing, Quilt Quest and Fashion Show divisions of the 2014 Nebraska State Fair will open October 20, 2014 in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the UNL department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design.  The exhibition will close on November 8, 2014 with a gallery talk by 28 youth whose work is included in the exhibition.  The gallery talk will be held in Room 11 of the Human Sciences Building on UNL’s East Campus at 5:00 pm.  The talk will be followed by a r

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30 Sep 2014    

Entrepreneur Walter T. Wilhelm Visits UNL October 7-8, 2014

On Tuesday and Wednesday October 7 and 8, 2014, the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design (TMFD) will host Walter T. Wilhelm, chairman of Walter Wilhelm Associates, LLC, a Utah-based boutique consulting organization that helps retail and brand clients refine “front-end” processes. As a management consulting firm, WWA focuses on empowering apparel, footwear, and retail executives with the strategies, processes, and technologies that create tangible business value and sustainable competitive advantage. Their team’s deep industry expertise and their best practice knowledge base built from hundreds of successful projects around the globe, make WWA unique among consulting agencies. Their experts in the apparel, footwear, and interiors markets offer valuable domain expertise from product development, to supply chain, to retailing. View Entrepreneur Walter T. Wilhelm Visits UNL October 7-8, 2014 Article

05 Sep 2014    

"Doors Across Time," Weifang Gong, TMFD alumna, M.A. in Textile Design 2014

Exhibition Date: Sept. 15 through Oct. 10, 2014

Inspired by door patterns from China and America, Weifang Gong examines the symbolism of doors in human life.  Integrating traditional printmaking methods with textile dye and discharge processes on cotton and silk organza, she has created a series of panels that depict her story of study and growth using imagery based on door patterns, self-portraiture, and emblems of Chinese and American culture. View "Doors Across Time," Weifang Gong, TMFD alumna, M.A. in Textile Design 2014 Article