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Links of Interest

 

Links:  Fiber Art

 

  • American Craft Council
    For decades, the ACC has worked to be the primary advocate in the US for the field of contemporary American Craft art.  Its focus is on major craft shows and its glossy membership publication.  The jewel in its crown, however, was the library at its headquarters in NYC.   In 2010 the ACC moved out of NYC to Minnesota, but hopes to make its library's holding accessible on line in the future.
  • American Tapestry Alliance
    A small, but dynamic organization advocating the tapestry arts and producing a professional record via exhibitions and an impressive membership periodical. (See also ATA Study Group's Formal Recommendations)
  • Cory Simpson's Lincoln Longwools
    A source of some of the best quality Lincoln fleece in the US for handspinning.
  • Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles
    A beautiful gallery featuring culturally, artistically, and historically significant textiles from all cultures, covering a time span of 2000 years and has done so for the past two decades.
  • Fibercopia
    This website is a feast of wonderful textiles of all kinds for the interest of industry professionals and the desirous public alike.  It is a labor of love created by Arcadia Smails, a writer and an interior designer with a degree from Bard Graduate Center for the Study of Decorative Arts, Design and Culture, NYC.
  • Jason McCoy Gallery
    Jason McCoy Gallery was established in 1982. Located in the Fuller Building in Midtown Manhattan, the gallery represents an international group of acclaimed contemporary artists working in painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and installation.  In addition, it specializes in the resale of 20th Century international master works of art, ranging from Louis Comfort Tiffany to Constantin Brancusi, Jackson Pollock, Adolph Gottlieb and Andy Warhol, among many others.  Meanwhile Jason McCoy Gallery maintains a historical forum by representing artists estates and aiding in the formation of foundations.  It publishes several catalogues each year and assists with the scholarship of artist monographs.  As a longstanding member of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), the gallery subscribes to the highest standard of connoisseurship, scholarship and ethical practice.
  • Inspirational
    Inspirational is is a portfolio of celebration, celebrating what it is to be an artist, what it is to be able to see the greater reality, to be able to touch awareness, edited and published by John Hopper. (See also The Textile Blog below.)
  • Ontario Handweavers & Spinners
    The Ontario Handweavers and Spinners organized in 1956 to promote high standards in the fibre arts and arouse public interest in the craft.  It has members all regions of the province of Ontario, as well as other parts of Canada, the United States and abroad.  It publishes Fibre Focus, has biennial conferences, educational programs, networks regional information.
  • The Textile Blog
    The beautiful and bountiful blog on creative artists by artist, designer, editor, publisher, researcher, and writer John Hopper whose credo is, "Art in all its forms should be at the centre of our lives, not its periphery".  (See also Inspirational above.)
 

Links:  Other 

 
  • Chelsea Now
    Serving the Chelsea, New York community in downtown Manhattan, Chelsea Now is one of award-winning Community Media LLC's publications.
  • Dan Franklin Smith
    A classical pianist whose music everyone should hear.
  • Elysium — Between Two Continents
    Elysium is an organization fostering artistic and academic dialogue, creative and educational exchange, and mutual friendship between the USA and Europe, especially the German speaking countries.
  • Stephanie Buhmann
    An artist, writer, and curator whose sensitive, knowledgeable work is very important in New York and Europe.