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”

PATA-Printmaking and Textile Art Workshops

A group of international students convened at the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź, Poland to participate in “Resist!,” a two week intensive course on designing and dyeing cotton warps with red and yellow plant based dyes. Participants from Poland joined with other textile artists from England, Iceland, Ireland, and Spain. The academy isContinue reading “PATA-Printmaking and Textile Art Workshops”

Weaving ikat with natural dye! Summer 2014

I have been waiting to weave up the warp that I dyed in the summer of 2013. Finally, I have the time to put it on the loom and weave it up. Dyes are from madder and cosmos flowers. The weave structure requires 16 shafts and I am using 3 colors in the weft.

The Everyday Interests of Young People

Exhibition by Jay Kreimer and Wendy Weiss at the Tugboat Gallery in Lincoln, NE. Sept. 7-29, 2012. The Everyday Interest of Young People is about mixing, and watching, and at least three species of containment. Feel like the walls are closing in? The two of us are combining a number of our controlled obsessions, andContinue reading “The Everyday Interests of Young People”

Against the Sky

Wendy Weiss and  Jay Kreimer presented the installation  Against the Sky at the Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney in the Spring of 2012. The show featured 5 weavings by Weiss made with cotton, wool, monofilament, all dyed with locally sourced natural dye. Kreimer built 7 wood sculptures, as well as a crow on aContinue reading “Against the Sky”