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Rock’N’Texture, Erica Chronowski Jan 2013

Rock’N’Texture, Erica Chronowski

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

This piece was put together with a desire to explore the creation of textiles with untraditional materials. The idea was to start completely from scratch and transform unexpected materials into wearable art. I wanted to create something that evoked conversation about what a textile is and how far the boundaries may be pushed while still being considered a textile.


The Art And Bohemian Character Of Ethel Wallace, Michael Mamp, Mary Lynn Damhorst Jan 2013

The Art And Bohemian Character Of Ethel Wallace, Michael Mamp, Mary Lynn Damhorst

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Ethel Wallace was a painter and textile artist who gained great prominence in the early part of the 20th century. Wallace’s work was exhibited in Paris, London, New York, and Philadelphia. Her textiles were featured by Macy’s department store and published in Vogue. Ms. Wallace’s social circle included Paul Poiret, Gertrude Whitney and opera singer Eva Gauthier. Yet, by her death, Wallace and her work had fallen from the public eye. Despite her artistic achievements and innovation of technique, her story has been written out of the history books.