Artist Videos

Iris van Herpen – Couture
From her website: Iris van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer who is widely recognized as one of fashion’s most talented and forward-thinking creators who continuously pushes the boundaries of fashion design. Since her first […]

Magdalena Abakanowicz
Magdalena Abakanowiczfrom Susie Films on Vimeo.Magdalena Abakanowiczfrom Abarel on VimeoMagdalena Abakanowicz is one of the most influential sculptors for me.  Though I may not emulate her style, the power of her work washed over me […]

Judith Scott – “Outsider” Fiber Artist
Two years ago I was fortunate to see a retrospective exhibit of Judith Scott’s work at the Brooklyn Museum. Her powerful story touched me deeply.  As an art educator, I have students with Special Needs, […]

Lia Cook – Jacquard Loom Textile Artist
  Lia Cook is one of my favorite fiber artists. Using a jacquard loom as her primary tool to create her complex photographic imagery, she brings to life magical representations that have the warmth and […]

Christo & Jeanne-Claude
  Christo – 2011 from Kaldor Public Art Projects on Vimeo.  Documentary on The Gates from As Bajo La Manga on Vimeo.  Projects Not Realized from Christo and Jeanne-Claude on Vimeo.Christo and his wife, Jeanne-Claude […]

Do Ho Suh
Do Ho Suh (b.1962, Seoul, Korea) received a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and a MFA in sculpture from Yale University. Interested in the malleability of space in both its […]

Sheila Hicks
Sheila Hicks: Begin With Thread from Ford Foundation on Vimeo.    Sheila Hicks, interview, Hayward Gallery, Project Space, London from studio international on Vimeo. As Leslie Camhi says in her 2011 New York Times Interview […]

Jamie Chalmers – Mr. X Stitch
  This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. You might think that needlework is an outdated pastime for old ladies, but nothing could be further from the […]

Flight Patterns Fiber Exhibit
Flight Patterns is an exhibition of fiber art, featuring twenty-six international artists working with fiber and fiber techniques. The exhibition is installed in display cases at the T-North Concourse at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and […]

Lanny Bergner
Lanny Bergner is a mixed-media sculptor, installation, fiber and sculptural basketry artist. He was born in Anacortes, WA in 1952 and received his BFA in sculpture from the University of Washington in 1981 and an […]

Nick Cave At 12:30, the drumbeat began. Answering the call were two dozen horses. Only these weren’t like horses you’ve seen before. Their mane contained every color in the rainbow. Their heads were jet black with […]

Janet Echelman
      TED TALK Janet Echelman builds living, breathing sculpture environments that respond to the forces of nature — wind, water and light — and become inviting focal points for civic life. Exploring the […]

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