Tag Archives: textiles

TFD Students at August Shop

TFD Coursework & Careers

As a SoHE TFD student you study art, design, science, and technology and work one-on-one with experienced professors to explore materials and technical techniques that create beautiful and sustainable solutions. Classes in humanities, science, and social studies along with guest lectures from industry experts round out the broad knowledge and experience needed to succeed in […]

TFD Threads

TFD Student Life

Threads Fashion Show Each year, TFD majors collaborate with UW-Madison students across the campus for the Threads fashion show and design event, a professional production that highlights the work of our TFD students. Design Gallery and Textile Collection TFD students have year-round access to two inspirational, in-house resources. The Ruth Davis Design Gallery provides a […]

Jenny Angus

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 […]

Forward plaque, plaque

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# […]