Spring 2013

Binary Adornment: The Applications of Generative Modeling and Ceramic Tape Casting

In May Bryan and I were awarded the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Grant. Applying for the grant was probably the best decision I’ve made in my time here at New … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leanie van der Vyver

Last Thursday I had a group critique with some people from my BFA Seminar class. The group was diverse, a painting major, two photography majors, a graphic design major and … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Anni Albers

Anni Albers, “Material as Metaphor’” in Selected Writings on Design: “How do we choose out specific material, our means of communication? “Accidentally.” Something speaks to us, a sound, a touch, … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment


Decided to scan some of my weaving samples as well as some line drawings I made based on the linear weaving pattern. These exercises are for the surface treatments of … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

Frame Loom Weaving 101

Eager as I am, I bought some cotton yarn this weekend and began my first weaving sample this morning. The selection of yarn was extremely limited considering I wanted a … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Weaving For Dummies

In recent months I’ve become mildly obsessed with contemporary and historic weaving. I cant decide if it’s the colors, the textures, the patterns, the cultural variations, or that pesky ‘craft’ … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 1 Comment