Posts Tagged ‘textile arts’

Textile Arts Dept. crisis report

1 May, 2013

As many readers will know by now, the long standing Capilano University Textile Arts Department and Studio Arts Department have recently and suddenly been thrown into crisis mode under threat of budget cuts that would lead to the elimination of both our departments.

Various cuts would also be applied to many other departments at Capilano University, including complete suspension of Computing Sciences and the vibrant Interactive Design Diploma Program.

These cuts would fundamentally change the nature and character of Capilano University forever.

During this past week we have been using our facebook page as our primary means of communication; this page will continue to be a hub.

Please also refer to the Capilano University Faculty Association page for information.Remember to go to ‘Discussion Forums’ on the right and also linked here.

Our community has been overwhelmingly supportive; we are very grateful and thank you all.  Please know that we are working hard and will continue to work hard every day  to try and ensure that these cuts do not occur.

Of course your letters and your presence at any and all gatherings makes a difference.  We will keep in touch.

Final Weaving Projects For 2012!!

19 December, 2012

Capilano Textile Arts at Circle Craft Christmas Market

6 November, 2012

Join us at the Vancouver Convention Centre West for the Circle Craft Christmas Market this Wednesday, November 7th through Sunday, November 11th.

Click on the link for more information regarding location and time of the event

Here’s a sneak peek at the Capilano Textile Arts booth!


Weaving a Narrative

14 October, 2012

Here is some of the fabulous work coming out of our advanced weaving class!!


The good person of Sezuan by Mareike Michele


Untitled by Asta Kovanen





Felting With Rebecca of Diva’s Niche

2 October, 2012

The first year weaving class had an amazing time learning to felt hats with Alumni  Rebecca Fisher. It was an amazing day of learning new techniques, like making your own hat resists and using a palm sander to finish felted pieces!