After campus closed in mid-March, staff of the Center for Design and Material Culture got to work to ensure some of their past and upcoming exhibitions could still be available to the public while respecting safer-at-home guidance.
Ruth Davis Design Gallery
SoHE News: June 26-July 9
CDMC gallery exhibitions now available online, Kerr TV interview on parenting stresses under COVID-19, Ponto wins data science research grant from American Family Insurance, new food security mapping tool from Bartfeld featured in Mid-West Farm Report, and more.
Carter to Lead UW Center for Design and Material Culture at SoHE
Dr. Sarah Anne Carter, currently Visiting Executive Director and Visiting Assistant Professor of Design Studies, has accepted an invitation to serve as CDMC’s Executive Director beginning in fall of 2021.
Textile Tuesday: Lace Mat
Mat depicting the seal of the United States President, Needle lace in cotton or linen, 1950-1990, United States, 7” diameter. By Nora Renick Rinehart, a first year MFA student in Design Studies. While doing research …
Textile Tuesday: Fabric Sample
Mathilda Schwalbach, Faces of the Nation Facing the World, screenprinting on cotton, United States, 1968 Samantha Comerford is a graduate student in Art History at University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Collection Assistant in the Helen …
Textile Tuesday: Hmong Baby Carrier
Baby Carrier, Thailand, 26 x 17 in. Yenchen J. Xiong is a fourth year student in the School of Human Ecology, majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design. In a world with lurking spirits and soul-stealing …
Textile Tuesday: Stomacher
Stomacher, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 1750-1799, horn, linen, silk, 14×9 in. Jennifer Schlavensky is a recent graduate of the School of Human Ecology, majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design. Stomachers—fabric panels, …
Textile Tuesday: Cornhusk Bag
Bag, Idaho, 1900-1929, cornhusk and wool, 23 x 18 in. Dakota Mace (Diné) recently received her MFA in Textiles from the School of Human Ecology and is a Collections Assistant in the Helen Louise Allen …
Evjue Foundation to Support Two SoHE Initiatives
Gifts will boost both a fall 2019 gallery exhibit and Covering Wisconsin health efforts.
Textile Tuesday: Mexican Blanket
Blanket, Mexico, 1930-1939, wool. April Hoh-Alfaro is completing her undergraduate degree in Textiles and Fashion Design in the School of Human Ecology; she has also worked as an intern in the Helen Louise Allen Textile …