Posts Tagged ‘Martha McQuade’

I nearly wept with joy when Julian Roberts spoke those words. In one simple sentence my many frustrations this semester were validated; he’s right, this IS hard and I am coming to fabric precisely from wood, concrete and cardboard. Martha McQuade suggested at my interim review on the 16th that I take a look at […]

I had an interim review on Friday the 16th with critics Blaine Brownell, Gayla Lindt and Martha McQuade from the architecture department, Joe Chvala (artistic director, Flying Foot Forum) and Bruce Wright (editor, Fabric Architecture magazine), as well as my adviser Marc Swackhamer. The conversation was exactly what I hoped for at this point. The […]

Ann Hamilton


At my interim review last Friday, Martha McQuade suggested that I look at the work of the artist Ann Hamilton, specifically a piece called whitecloth at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art that uses fabric and blurs the line between art and architecture. Two pieces of fabric move forward and back on a simple motorize […]