TITLE

Catharine Ellis: Innovative Cloth Constructions

AUTHOR(S)
Ziek, Bhakti
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Winter2008, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Catharine Ellis, who run the fiber program at Haywood Community College in Clyde, North Carolina. She managed the fiber program for thirty years, has often incorporated dyed elements in her work, including areas of ikat. In the middle of 1990s, together with Joy Boutrup and Yoshiko Wada, she began to consider the challenge of innovative materials and processess. She has forged ahead with new work that combines natural materials including steel, copper, or polyester into flexible threads whose properties allow new forms of manipulation.
ACCESSION #
29329257

 

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