On The Wall L. Kent Wolgamott: Lux installation responds to life in India L. KENT WOLGAMOTT Lincoln Journal Star Jun 11, 2016 Review of “They Gave us Directions” additional photos in article detail of music cart, photo by Wendy Weiss
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They Gave Us Directions
They Gave Us Directions Lux Art Center, Lincoln, NE luxcenter.org/…/they-gave-us-directions-by-jay-kreimer-and-wendy-weiss First Friday Reception: Friday, May 6, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. View through June 24 Bri Murphy, gallery director of the Lux Art Center, sent out the message I have pasted below: May is another month with two exciting exhibition openings you won’t want to miss.Continue reading “They Gave Us Directions”
Time-honored ikat weaving at Patio Gallery Jay Kreimer’s web page
Coming soon to Louisville!
We are looking forward to installing our show in Louisville next week and meeting the community there.
Come to Convergence 2016 in Milwaukee!
I am happy to announce I will be teaching at Convergence in Milwaukee this year, the first week of August 2016. Visit the Handweavers Guild of America webpage for complete details: http://www.weavespindye.org/convergence 3W-M004 Mashru Scarf: Ikat in Indian Style with Natural Dye; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, August 1-3, 2016, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Wind, bind, dye, andContinue reading “Come to Convergence 2016 in Milwaukee!”
Fences, Trees and Looms: Following the Thread Weavings by Wendy Weiss and Photographs by Jay Kreimer
Patio Gallery Jewish Community Center, Louisville, Kentucky February 21-March 29, 2016 Opening reception, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2-4pm This exhibition features recent naturally dyed ikat weavings by Wendy Weiss and accompanying photographs of ikat artisans at work in India and historic looms and factory buildings in Łodź, Poland by Jay Kreimer. The exhibition also highlightsContinue reading “Fences, Trees and Looms: Following the Thread Weavings by Wendy Weiss and Photographs by Jay Kreimer”
Developing new designs using ProWeave software to generate the renderings.
Stitched Poetry, a collection of natural dyed stitched and bound resist garments
A team of designers in the Clothing and Textiles Department at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda created a collection of shibori garments following a workshop introducing them to the techniques of stitched and bound resist. Remarkably, after a brief introduction to the possible ways of using basic techniques the designers created a collection theyContinue reading “Stitched Poetry, a collection of natural dyed stitched and bound resist garments”
Research on Indian Ikat influenced the development of studio ikat method
Ikat is a traditional form of yarn preparation for weaving that is practiced in many Asian and Central Asian countries as well as Central and South America and North Africa. Artisans bind selected sections of warp or weft threads before dyeing, in order to form patterns in the cloth as it is woven on theContinue reading “Research on Indian Ikat influenced the development of studio ikat method”