Tag Archives: textiles

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SoHE News and Stories: August 28 – September 3

Check out what’s going on in SoHE this week! HDFS Professor Raison Interviewed on MDMA as PTSD Treatment SoHE Professor Dr. Charles Raison was interviewed by Channel 3 news on his research regarding MDMA, also known as Ecstasy, as a possible treatment for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Food and Drug Administration has referred […]

A loom with threads that are the color of the rainbow.

Student Blog: Attending the Weaving Lab

For the second summer in a row, SoHE professor Marianne Fairbanks has taken over the Image Lab at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and transformed it into the Weaving Lab: Plain Cloth Productions. Community members are welcome to come and learn the basics of this ancient art form. As a dedicated member of the SoHE family, […]

19th century Syrian vest

Executive Order 13780: Textiles from Countries Affected by the Immigration Ban

The Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection’s newest showcase features pieces from six different countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. The exhibition, titled Executive Order 13780: Textiles from Countries Affected by the Immigration Ban, aims to honor the rich cultures of the peoples directly impacted by the travel ban proposed by President Donald Trump. The […]

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Design 2017

Design 2017: Juried Design Concepts from Across Campus April 14 – April 23, 2017 The best application of design principles and design thinking in real form, this juried exhibition features undergraduate and graduate student work in any field of design taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Submissions may include graphic design, interior architecture, landscape design, […]

2016-17 Schedule

Currently on View: Wisconsin Without Borders: A Global Initiative June 5 – Aug 25, 2017 Ruth Davis Design Gallery As a part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s 4W Initiative, students and faculty members from the Design Studies program in the School of Human Ecology have partnered with traditional artisans around the world developing coordinated microenterprises […]

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WID Summer Weaving Lab Being Lead by SoHE’s Marianne Fairbanks

Weaving Lab: Plain Cloth Productions Interconnectivity is at the foundation of weaving. Textiles rely on the principle that multiple entities that were once separate, like fiber or thread, can become interwoven together into one whole. In their weaving lab, Design Studies professor Marianne Fairbanks and her small team of students take the interconnectivity of weaving […]

TFD Student Work

Junior Portfolios 2016 Fashion Design 2016 Textile Design 2016   Student Fashion Show       Fashion Design 2015   Textile Design 2015   Accessory Design TFD Fall Showcase All SoHE TFD juniors participate in a portfolio review, an important capstone to their educational experience. It’s an opportunity to showcase their strongest work to date, […]

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TFD Faculty & Scholarship

Angus, Jennifer Jennifer Angus CV Professor 3210 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 608-263-3122 jrangus@wisc.edu Fairbanks, Marianne Assistant Professor 3220 Nancy Nicholas Hall |608- 890-3327 mfairbanks@wisc.edu   Hark, Mary Associate Professor, Textiles and Fashion Design Program Coordinator 3208 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 608-262-1367 hark@wisc.edu   Kallenborn, Carolyn CV – kallenborncv-jan-2017 Jane Rafferty Thiele Professor 3206 Nancy Nicholas Hall | […]

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Professor Angus wins major campus award

Professor Jennifer Angus, faculty member in Design Studies at the School of Human Ecology, has received a Kellett Mid-Career Faculty Researcher Award. Given by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, the award recognizes Angus’ academic success, extraordinary achievements as an artist, and enviable record of service to the local and global community. […]

Jennifer Angus, In the Midnight Garden, 2015, Part of WONDER at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Insects Make Pattern & Become Beautiful

Insects. Bugs. Pests. It depends on perspective. For professor and artist Jennifer Angus, insects are the medium through which she expresses a rich curiosity and life-long interest in pattern. Not unlike a sculptor using clay, or a painter choosing watercolor, Angus sees beyond material – in this case insects – and creates an experience that […]

R Ricketts fabric show.

Red, White and Indigo Blue: Sustainable Art in America

Story by UW-Madison student Danielle Syse, member of T3 team It’s a distinctive aroma, fresh and fermenting. Its ripeness describes a life becoming more rich in potentiality as the indigo slowly and naturally processes into a wood-lash lye, a strong alkaline solution from residue powder left after the burning of wood. Finalizing into an indigo […]

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December Candidate Talks; Events

SoHE Candidate Talks Faculty Position: Integrated Extension – Family and Financial Well-Being in Middle and Later Life Contact: Libby Bestul, Outreach Specialist Please join Search Committee members Lauren Papp, Michael Collins, Peggy Olive, and Clif Barber in meeting the three finalists for the integrated Extension position in Family and Financial Well-Being in Middle and Later Life (PVL# […]