TITLE

FRANK CONNET

AUTHOR(S)
Ullrich, Polly
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Fall2002, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Chicago tapestry artist Frank Connet and details how he creates his textile works. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Department of Design at the Kansas City Art Institute. Connet specialized in cleaning and mounting antique textiles, the riskiest aspect of restoration. His own textile collages emerged from the dyeing techniques he developed in his restoration business, and he limited himself to natural dyes. Further, Connet owned Textile Restoration Inc. in Chicago, Illinois.
ACCESSION #
31763969

 

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