Kara Beckner Fabric Design I , 2014  Virginia Commonwealth University   Flag Manifesto /  Write a manifesto to guide this project. Create a site-specific “flag” based on these principles.  Kara's manifesto and resulting performance bound her identity to the landscape of her childhood home.

Kara Beckner
Fabric Design I
, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth University
Flag Manifesto / Write a manifesto to guide this project. Create a site-specific “flag” based on these principles.

Kara's manifesto and resulting performance bound her identity to the landscape of her childhood home.

  Olivia Vidmar Issues in Material Practices: Encoded Beads , 2018  Concordia University   Relational Bead /  Consider the bead’s parallels in architecture, the body, landscape and language, etc.  Olivia used a variety of media reminiscent of her childhood (and specifically girlhood), creating an installation tableau of these objects.

Olivia Vidmar
Issues in Material Practices: Encoded Beads
, 2018
Concordia University
Relational Bead / Consider the bead’s parallels in architecture, the body, landscape and language, etc.

Olivia used a variety of media reminiscent of her childhood (and specifically girlhood), creating an installation tableau of these objects.

  Miranda Wagner Introduction to Textiles , 2015  Virginia Commonwealth University   Hybridity /  Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.  Miranda created a tableau combining elements of landscaping (lawn ornaments, landscaping fabric, gardening tools) with textile processes such as weaving and felting.

Miranda Wagner
Introduction to Textiles
, 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University
Hybridity / Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.

Miranda created a tableau combining elements of landscaping (lawn ornaments, landscaping fabric, gardening tools) with textile processes such as weaving and felting.

  Tiana Atherton Fibre Structures I , 2018  Concordia University   Encrypted Cloth /  “Encode” two discrete data sets into your project, considering the relationship between them.  Tiana made this mobile “backpack” of all of the objects she uses on a daily basis, things that provide both comfort and stress. Each pocket is embroidered with a time, indicating when she took an anti-anxiety medication.

Tiana Atherton
Fibre Structures I
, 2018
Concordia University
Encrypted Cloth / “Encode” two discrete data sets into your project, considering the relationship between them.

Tiana made this mobile “backpack” of all of the objects she uses on a daily basis, things that provide both comfort and stress. Each pocket is embroidered with a time, indicating when she took an anti-anxiety medication.

  Skarahkotà:ne Deom Textile Printing and Dyeing I , 2017  Concordia University   Flag Manifesto /  Write a manifesto to guide this project. Create a site-specific “flag” based on these principles.  Skarahkotà:ne printed a pattern of beads on a flag of the Two-Row Wampum Treaty, a 1613 beaded coexistence agreement between indigenous Haudenosaunee and Dutch settlers. She staged a protest at the Mercier Bridge, which connects Montréal to Kahnawà:ke—protesting Québec’s failure to recognize the Two-Row Treaty, and her Nation’s resulting loss of land.

Skarahkotà:ne Deom
Textile Printing and Dyeing I
, 2017
Concordia University
Flag Manifesto / Write a manifesto to guide this project. Create a site-specific “flag” based on these principles.

Skarahkotà:ne printed a pattern of beads on a flag of the Two-Row Wampum Treaty, a 1613 beaded coexistence agreement between indigenous Haudenosaunee and Dutch settlers. She staged a protest at the Mercier Bridge, which connects Montréal to Kahnawà:ke—protesting Québec’s failure to recognize the Two-Row Treaty, and her Nation’s resulting loss of land.

  Michaela Amato Fabric Design II , 2015  Virginia Commonwealth University   Appropriation /  Use screenprinting techniques to create a new visual language based on existing personal, cultural, political or decorative, etc. imagery.  Michaela performed the one-on-one basketball game “horse,” substituting the word “whole.” Her printed text used the structural and stylistic form of hip-hop to address women’s varied roles in relationships.

Michaela Amato
Fabric Design II
, 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University
Appropriation / Use screenprinting techniques to create a new visual language based on existing personal, cultural, political or decorative, etc. imagery.

Michaela performed the one-on-one basketball game “horse,” substituting the word “whole.” Her printed text used the structural and stylistic form of hip-hop to address women’s varied roles in relationships.

  Lindsey Lagemaat Issues in Material Practices: Encoded Beads , 2018  Concordia University   Relational Bead /  Consider the bead’s parallels in architecture, the body, landscape and language, etc.  Lindsey’s sculpture approximates a stretched earlobe, asserting “low” materials in place of traditional jewelry adornments.

Lindsey Lagemaat
Issues in Material Practices: Encoded Beads
, 2018
Concordia University
Relational Bead / Consider the bead’s parallels in architecture, the body, landscape and language, etc.

Lindsey’s sculpture approximates a stretched earlobe, asserting “low” materials in place of traditional jewelry adornments.

  Laurémie Houle Textile Printing and Dyeing I , 2018  Concordia University   Margin to Center /  Use patterning and/or repeat printing to highlight something that you see as marginal, overlooked, or underrepresented.  Laurémie reproduced images of an abandoned home from the ‘70s on her family’s property, and created this sculpture out of materials she found there.

Laurémie Houle
Textile Printing and Dyeing I
, 2018
Concordia University
Margin to Center / Use patterning and/or repeat printing to highlight something that you see as marginal, overlooked, or underrepresented.

Laurémie reproduced images of an abandoned home from the ‘70s on her family’s property, and created this sculpture out of materials she found there.

  Minji Kim Extreme Fibres: Duration and Durability , 2017  Concordia University   Beyond Clock Time /  Create a piece that engages your relationship with a durational object, process or material other than clock time.  Inspired by what she imagined a penguin at the zoo's experience of time to be, Minji constructed a suit entirely of ice-cube bags, wearing it in "captivity" until it had completely melted.

Minji Kim
Extreme Fibres: Duration and Durability
, 2017
Concordia University
Beyond Clock Time / Create a piece that engages your relationship with a durational object, process or material other than clock time.

Inspired by what she imagined a penguin at the zoo's experience of time to be, Minji constructed a suit entirely of ice-cube bags, wearing it in "captivity" until it had completely melted.

  Magalie Desmarais-Michaud Fibre Structures I , 2017  Concordia University   Encrypted Cloth /  “Encode” two discrete data sets into your project, considering the relationship between them.  Magalie’s piece combines all of plastic waste she produced during the course of the project, and daily records of how many trees she planted during her summer job in British Columbia.

Magalie Desmarais-Michaud
Fibre Structures I
, 2017
Concordia University
Encrypted Cloth / “Encode” two discrete data sets into your project, considering the relationship between them.

Magalie’s piece combines all of plastic waste she produced during the course of the project, and daily records of how many trees she planted during her summer job in British Columbia.

  Michaela Silverman Fibre Structures I , 2017  Concordia University   Body as Site /  Consider the body as an alternative to an architectural space, immersive landscape, or digital environment as the location for your piece.  Over the course of three weeks, Michaela performed grief yoga on a handmade yoga mat lined with plant seeds. The moisture from her sweat and tears resulted in the sprouting of these seeds. The sprouted mat was accompanied by a sound recording of her breathing and yoga movements.

Michaela Silverman
Fibre Structures I
, 2017
Concordia University
Body as Site / Consider the body as an alternative to an architectural space, immersive landscape, or digital environment as the location for your piece.

Over the course of three weeks, Michaela performed grief yoga on a handmade yoga mat lined with plant seeds. The moisture from her sweat and tears resulted in the sprouting of these seeds. The sprouted mat was accompanied by a sound recording of her breathing and yoga movements.

  Clara Quintela del Almeida Advanced Fibres , 2018  Concordia University   Independent Research /  This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.  Clara worked with fellow Brazilian expats to Canada to create this installation, which marks the number of women killed in Brazil as a result of feminicide during the first few months of 2018.

Clara Quintela del Almeida
Advanced Fibres
, 2018
Concordia University
Independent Research / This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.

Clara worked with fellow Brazilian expats to Canada to create this installation, which marks the number of women killed in Brazil as a result of feminicide during the first few months of 2018.

  Heidy Nyboer-Franco Advanced Fibres , 2018  Concordia University   Independent Research /  This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.  Heidy created a series of woven chairs, each chair based on a different member of her immediate family.

Heidy Nyboer-Franco
Advanced Fibres
, 2018
Concordia University
Independent Research / This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.

Heidy created a series of woven chairs, each chair based on a different member of her immediate family.

  Gisèle Suzor-Morin Advanced Fibres , 2018  Concordia University   Independent Research /  This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.  Gisèle created a series of geometric embroideries on graph paper, each drawing on a specific personal experience dealing with trauma.

Gisèle Suzor-Morin
Advanced Fibres
, 2018
Concordia University
Independent Research / This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.

Gisèle created a series of geometric embroideries on graph paper, each drawing on a specific personal experience dealing with trauma.

  Sarah Schleer Introduction to Textiles , 2014  Virginia Commonwealth University   Hybridity /  Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.  Sarah used rust removed from a found metal sheet to dye embroidery floss, which she then stitched back into the metal form.

Sarah Schleer
Introduction to Textiles
, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth University
Hybridity / Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.

Sarah used rust removed from a found metal sheet to dye embroidery floss, which she then stitched back into the metal form.

  Connor Shumaker Fabric Design II , 2016  Virginia Commonwealth University   Margin to Center /  Use pattern to highlight something that you see as marginal, overlooked, or underrepresented.  Connor addressed the issue of the Red Cross severely limiting the ability of “men who have sex with men” (MSM) to donate blood. They photographed voluntarily identified MSM individuals; these portraits were posted to a dedicated Instagram feed and printed on blood bags that were pieced into a garment. As more participants are photographed, they are pieced into the coat.

Connor Shumaker
Fabric Design II
, 2016
Virginia Commonwealth University
Margin to Center / Use pattern to highlight something that you see as marginal, overlooked, or underrepresented.

Connor addressed the issue of the Red Cross severely limiting the ability of “men who have sex with men” (MSM) to donate blood. They photographed voluntarily identified MSM individuals; these portraits were posted to a dedicated Instagram feed and printed on blood bags that were pieced into a garment. As more participants are photographed, they are pieced into the coat.

  Abby Ketcham Fabric Design I , 2015  Virginia Commonwealth University   Inflatables /  Create an inflatable object that draws from one of the particular histories of inflatables including sex objects, children’s toys, wartime vehicles, architecture, fashion etc.  Abby altered found children’s inflatable toys to create a grotesque composite “creature.”

Abby Ketcham
Fabric Design I
, 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University
Inflatables / Create an inflatable object that draws from one of the particular histories of inflatables including sex objects, children’s toys, wartime vehicles, architecture, fashion etc.

Abby altered found children’s inflatable toys to create a grotesque composite “creature.”

  Grace Berman Fabric Design I , 2015  Virginia Commonwealth University   Inflatables /  Create an inflatable object that draws from one of the particular histories of inflatables including sex objects, children’s toys, wartime vehicles, architecture, fashion etc.  In her performance, Grace repeatedly blew a bubblegum bubble into her braided hair piece.

Grace Berman
Fabric Design I
, 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University
Inflatables / Create an inflatable object that draws from one of the particular histories of inflatables including sex objects, children’s toys, wartime vehicles, architecture, fashion etc.

In her performance, Grace repeatedly blew a bubblegum bubble into her braided hair piece.

  Tyler O’Brien Introduction to Textiles , 2014  Virginia Commonwealth University   Hybridity /  Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.  Tyler filmed himself performing speech exercises. Strings attached his tongue to a large canvas, the surface of which exaggerated his movements.

Tyler O’Brien
Introduction to Textiles
, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth University
Hybridity / Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.

Tyler filmed himself performing speech exercises. Strings attached his tongue to a large canvas, the surface of which exaggerated his movements.

  Alex Caves CORE 3D Foundations , 2013  University of Oregon   Cardboard Structures /  Create two drawings of objects, one from memory and one from life. Collage elements of these drawings into one cohesive object and recreate it entirely in cardboard.  Alex combined drawings of a beetle and a helmet to create this wearable form.

Alex Caves
CORE 3D Foundations
, 2013
University of Oregon
Cardboard Structures / Create two drawings of objects, one from memory and one from life. Collage elements of these drawings into one cohesive object and recreate it entirely in cardboard.

Alex combined drawings of a beetle and a helmet to create this wearable form.

  Kara Beckner Fabric Design I , 2014  Virginia Commonwealth University   Flag Manifesto /  Write a manifesto to guide this project. Create a site-specific “flag” based on these principles.  Kara's manifesto and resulting performance bound her identity to the landscape of her childhood home.
  Olivia Vidmar Issues in Material Practices: Encoded Beads , 2018  Concordia University   Relational Bead /  Consider the bead’s parallels in architecture, the body, landscape and language, etc.  Olivia used a variety of media reminiscent of her childhood (and specifically girlhood), creating an installation tableau of these objects.
  Miranda Wagner Introduction to Textiles , 2015  Virginia Commonwealth University   Hybridity /  Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.  Miranda created a tableau combining elements of landscaping (lawn ornaments, landscaping fabric, gardening tools) with textile processes such as weaving and felting.
  Tiana Atherton Fibre Structures I , 2018  Concordia University   Encrypted Cloth /  “Encode” two discrete data sets into your project, considering the relationship between them.  Tiana made this mobile “backpack” of all of the objects she uses on a daily basis, things that provide both comfort and stress. Each pocket is embroidered with a time, indicating when she took an anti-anxiety medication.
  Skarahkotà:ne Deom Textile Printing and Dyeing I , 2017  Concordia University   Flag Manifesto /  Write a manifesto to guide this project. Create a site-specific “flag” based on these principles.  Skarahkotà:ne printed a pattern of beads on a flag of the Two-Row Wampum Treaty, a 1613 beaded coexistence agreement between indigenous Haudenosaunee and Dutch settlers. She staged a protest at the Mercier Bridge, which connects Montréal to Kahnawà:ke—protesting Québec’s failure to recognize the Two-Row Treaty, and her Nation’s resulting loss of land.
  Michaela Amato Fabric Design II , 2015  Virginia Commonwealth University   Appropriation /  Use screenprinting techniques to create a new visual language based on existing personal, cultural, political or decorative, etc. imagery.  Michaela performed the one-on-one basketball game “horse,” substituting the word “whole.” Her printed text used the structural and stylistic form of hip-hop to address women’s varied roles in relationships.
  Lindsey Lagemaat Issues in Material Practices: Encoded Beads , 2018  Concordia University   Relational Bead /  Consider the bead’s parallels in architecture, the body, landscape and language, etc.  Lindsey’s sculpture approximates a stretched earlobe, asserting “low” materials in place of traditional jewelry adornments.
  Laurémie Houle Textile Printing and Dyeing I , 2018  Concordia University   Margin to Center /  Use patterning and/or repeat printing to highlight something that you see as marginal, overlooked, or underrepresented.  Laurémie reproduced images of an abandoned home from the ‘70s on her family’s property, and created this sculpture out of materials she found there.
  Minji Kim Extreme Fibres: Duration and Durability , 2017  Concordia University   Beyond Clock Time /  Create a piece that engages your relationship with a durational object, process or material other than clock time.  Inspired by what she imagined a penguin at the zoo's experience of time to be, Minji constructed a suit entirely of ice-cube bags, wearing it in "captivity" until it had completely melted.
  Magalie Desmarais-Michaud Fibre Structures I , 2017  Concordia University   Encrypted Cloth /  “Encode” two discrete data sets into your project, considering the relationship between them.  Magalie’s piece combines all of plastic waste she produced during the course of the project, and daily records of how many trees she planted during her summer job in British Columbia.
  Michaela Silverman Fibre Structures I , 2017  Concordia University   Body as Site /  Consider the body as an alternative to an architectural space, immersive landscape, or digital environment as the location for your piece.  Over the course of three weeks, Michaela performed grief yoga on a handmade yoga mat lined with plant seeds. The moisture from her sweat and tears resulted in the sprouting of these seeds. The sprouted mat was accompanied by a sound recording of her breathing and yoga movements.
  Clara Quintela del Almeida Advanced Fibres , 2018  Concordia University   Independent Research /  This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.  Clara worked with fellow Brazilian expats to Canada to create this installation, which marks the number of women killed in Brazil as a result of feminicide during the first few months of 2018.
  Heidy Nyboer-Franco Advanced Fibres , 2018  Concordia University   Independent Research /  This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.  Heidy created a series of woven chairs, each chair based on a different member of her immediate family.
  Gisèle Suzor-Morin Advanced Fibres , 2018  Concordia University   Independent Research /  This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.  Gisèle created a series of geometric embroideries on graph paper, each drawing on a specific personal experience dealing with trauma.
  Sarah Schleer Introduction to Textiles , 2014  Virginia Commonwealth University   Hybridity /  Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.  Sarah used rust removed from a found metal sheet to dye embroidery floss, which she then stitched back into the metal form.
  Connor Shumaker Fabric Design II , 2016  Virginia Commonwealth University   Margin to Center /  Use pattern to highlight something that you see as marginal, overlooked, or underrepresented.  Connor addressed the issue of the Red Cross severely limiting the ability of “men who have sex with men” (MSM) to donate blood. They photographed voluntarily identified MSM individuals; these portraits were posted to a dedicated Instagram feed and printed on blood bags that were pieced into a garment. As more participants are photographed, they are pieced into the coat.
  Abby Ketcham Fabric Design I , 2015  Virginia Commonwealth University   Inflatables /  Create an inflatable object that draws from one of the particular histories of inflatables including sex objects, children’s toys, wartime vehicles, architecture, fashion etc.  Abby altered found children’s inflatable toys to create a grotesque composite “creature.”
  Grace Berman Fabric Design I , 2015  Virginia Commonwealth University   Inflatables /  Create an inflatable object that draws from one of the particular histories of inflatables including sex objects, children’s toys, wartime vehicles, architecture, fashion etc.  In her performance, Grace repeatedly blew a bubblegum bubble into her braided hair piece.
  Tyler O’Brien Introduction to Textiles , 2014  Virginia Commonwealth University   Hybridity /  Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.  Tyler filmed himself performing speech exercises. Strings attached his tongue to a large canvas, the surface of which exaggerated his movements.
  Alex Caves CORE 3D Foundations , 2013  University of Oregon   Cardboard Structures /  Create two drawings of objects, one from memory and one from life. Collage elements of these drawings into one cohesive object and recreate it entirely in cardboard.  Alex combined drawings of a beetle and a helmet to create this wearable form.

Kara Beckner
Fabric Design I
, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth University
Flag Manifesto / Write a manifesto to guide this project. Create a site-specific “flag” based on these principles.

Kara's manifesto and resulting performance bound her identity to the landscape of her childhood home.

Olivia Vidmar
Issues in Material Practices: Encoded Beads
, 2018
Concordia University
Relational Bead / Consider the bead’s parallels in architecture, the body, landscape and language, etc.

Olivia used a variety of media reminiscent of her childhood (and specifically girlhood), creating an installation tableau of these objects.

Miranda Wagner
Introduction to Textiles
, 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University
Hybridity / Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.

Miranda created a tableau combining elements of landscaping (lawn ornaments, landscaping fabric, gardening tools) with textile processes such as weaving and felting.

Tiana Atherton
Fibre Structures I
, 2018
Concordia University
Encrypted Cloth / “Encode” two discrete data sets into your project, considering the relationship between them.

Tiana made this mobile “backpack” of all of the objects she uses on a daily basis, things that provide both comfort and stress. Each pocket is embroidered with a time, indicating when she took an anti-anxiety medication.

Skarahkotà:ne Deom
Textile Printing and Dyeing I
, 2017
Concordia University
Flag Manifesto / Write a manifesto to guide this project. Create a site-specific “flag” based on these principles.

Skarahkotà:ne printed a pattern of beads on a flag of the Two-Row Wampum Treaty, a 1613 beaded coexistence agreement between indigenous Haudenosaunee and Dutch settlers. She staged a protest at the Mercier Bridge, which connects Montréal to Kahnawà:ke—protesting Québec’s failure to recognize the Two-Row Treaty, and her Nation’s resulting loss of land.

Michaela Amato
Fabric Design II
, 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University
Appropriation / Use screenprinting techniques to create a new visual language based on existing personal, cultural, political or decorative, etc. imagery.

Michaela performed the one-on-one basketball game “horse,” substituting the word “whole.” Her printed text used the structural and stylistic form of hip-hop to address women’s varied roles in relationships.

Lindsey Lagemaat
Issues in Material Practices: Encoded Beads
, 2018
Concordia University
Relational Bead / Consider the bead’s parallels in architecture, the body, landscape and language, etc.

Lindsey’s sculpture approximates a stretched earlobe, asserting “low” materials in place of traditional jewelry adornments.

Laurémie Houle
Textile Printing and Dyeing I
, 2018
Concordia University
Margin to Center / Use patterning and/or repeat printing to highlight something that you see as marginal, overlooked, or underrepresented.

Laurémie reproduced images of an abandoned home from the ‘70s on her family’s property, and created this sculpture out of materials she found there.

Minji Kim
Extreme Fibres: Duration and Durability
, 2017
Concordia University
Beyond Clock Time / Create a piece that engages your relationship with a durational object, process or material other than clock time.

Inspired by what she imagined a penguin at the zoo's experience of time to be, Minji constructed a suit entirely of ice-cube bags, wearing it in "captivity" until it had completely melted.

Magalie Desmarais-Michaud
Fibre Structures I
, 2017
Concordia University
Encrypted Cloth / “Encode” two discrete data sets into your project, considering the relationship between them.

Magalie’s piece combines all of plastic waste she produced during the course of the project, and daily records of how many trees she planted during her summer job in British Columbia.

Michaela Silverman
Fibre Structures I
, 2017
Concordia University
Body as Site / Consider the body as an alternative to an architectural space, immersive landscape, or digital environment as the location for your piece.

Over the course of three weeks, Michaela performed grief yoga on a handmade yoga mat lined with plant seeds. The moisture from her sweat and tears resulted in the sprouting of these seeds. The sprouted mat was accompanied by a sound recording of her breathing and yoga movements.

Clara Quintela del Almeida
Advanced Fibres
, 2018
Concordia University
Independent Research / This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.

Clara worked with fellow Brazilian expats to Canada to create this installation, which marks the number of women killed in Brazil as a result of feminicide during the first few months of 2018.

Heidy Nyboer-Franco
Advanced Fibres
, 2018
Concordia University
Independent Research / This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.

Heidy created a series of woven chairs, each chair based on a different member of her immediate family.

Gisèle Suzor-Morin
Advanced Fibres
, 2018
Concordia University
Independent Research / This course provides a framework for students to develop their studio practice outside of the context of assignment-driven work.

Gisèle created a series of geometric embroideries on graph paper, each drawing on a specific personal experience dealing with trauma.

Sarah Schleer
Introduction to Textiles
, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth University
Hybridity / Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.

Sarah used rust removed from a found metal sheet to dye embroidery floss, which she then stitched back into the metal form.

Connor Shumaker
Fabric Design II
, 2016
Virginia Commonwealth University
Margin to Center / Use pattern to highlight something that you see as marginal, overlooked, or underrepresented.

Connor addressed the issue of the Red Cross severely limiting the ability of “men who have sex with men” (MSM) to donate blood. They photographed voluntarily identified MSM individuals; these portraits were posted to a dedicated Instagram feed and printed on blood bags that were pieced into a garment. As more participants are photographed, they are pieced into the coat.

Abby Ketcham
Fabric Design I
, 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University
Inflatables / Create an inflatable object that draws from one of the particular histories of inflatables including sex objects, children’s toys, wartime vehicles, architecture, fashion etc.

Abby altered found children’s inflatable toys to create a grotesque composite “creature.”

Grace Berman
Fabric Design I
, 2015
Virginia Commonwealth University
Inflatables / Create an inflatable object that draws from one of the particular histories of inflatables including sex objects, children’s toys, wartime vehicles, architecture, fashion etc.

In her performance, Grace repeatedly blew a bubblegum bubble into her braided hair piece.

Tyler O’Brien
Introduction to Textiles
, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth University
Hybridity / Use disparate materials, processes or concepts to create a unified, hybrid whole.

Tyler filmed himself performing speech exercises. Strings attached his tongue to a large canvas, the surface of which exaggerated his movements.

Alex Caves
CORE 3D Foundations
, 2013
University of Oregon
Cardboard Structures / Create two drawings of objects, one from memory and one from life. Collage elements of these drawings into one cohesive object and recreate it entirely in cardboard.

Alex combined drawings of a beetle and a helmet to create this wearable form.

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