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Spring 2013

Islamic Tiles – Part 1

This past week I went on a pretty heavy floral-motif Islamic tile binge looking for source material for some thesis-related ideas. This post is limited to blue and white designs. … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lusterware

Fatimid luster dish with a female figure holding a cup “Fatimid art, more than any other art in the history of Islamic Egypt, has dedicated a remarkable place to female … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sue Lawty

Lead, woven lead strips hammered, 2009 ‘I seek an understated restraint, balance, tension, rhythm: an essential stillness’ The work is rooted in an emotional, spiritual and physical engagement with the … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quilt Blocks

Images from: 849 Traditional Patchwork Patterns: A Pictorial Handbook by Susan Winder Mills

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meg Callahan

Caddo Quilt Raised in the great state of Oklahoma, Meg Callahan went on to study at the Rhode Island School of Design where she discovered her interest in the value … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Friends

Valley Hills, cotton twine, wools & plant dyed wool from Catskill Merino Sheep Farm New Friends is Alexandra Segreti (Weird Friends) and Kelly Rakowski (Nothing is New). Alex and Kelly … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Michael Cina

Rest in My Side, acrylic on paper, 12″x14.5″ Michael Cina is an accomplished Creative Director that is currently leading the multi- disciplinary design studio, Michael Cina Associates. Michael is widely known … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Matthew Shlian

Ghost Pleat [Prototype], folded paper, 2012 By folding paper into these rhythmic and repetitive sculptures, artist Matthew Shlian gives patterns of life and motion to an otherwise flat form. Describing himself … Continue reading

February 2, 2013 · Leave a comment