Author: wearableartca

November 14, 2018

Adorning Boston and Beyond| Society of Arts & Crafts honors jewelry icons & today’s innovators! It’s wonderful when Boston’s leading institutions collaborate to create excitement around a theme.  That’s in fact what has happened with the series of related exhibits, talks, and events related to the history and present artistic achievements around jewelry design. Boston…

October 28, 2018

Uneasy Beauty: Discomfort in Contemporary Adornment at the Fuller Craft Museum – Guest Post by Artist Harriete Estel Berman Wearable art often shackles itself with the overly constraining condition to be easily wearable. This implicit limitation is tossed aside in an extraordinary exhibition at the Fuller Craft Museum titled “Uneasy Beauty: Discomfort in Contemporary Adornment.”…

October 18, 2018

Discovering the Artistry in Fiber| An Author’s Journey By Anne Lee in today’s art world, traditional methods, processes, and materials are evolving in fascinating, dynamic, and sometimes challenging directions—and the resurgence of fiber art beautifully illustrates these trends. Fiber artists today explore a multitude of materials, natural and synthetic, traditional and unexpected. They combine different…

October 12, 2018

Back to the Future| Fiber, Future, & Fusion hits Fashion in Boston| Observations from the seARTS Wearable Art Salon 2018 & Mass Fashion Symposium, by Jacqueline Ganim-DeFalco For those of us hanging out in the fashion and wearable art space, it’s been a mashup of happenings along the north shore “Fashion Trail.”  It began with…

September 2, 2018

Since 2011 the seARTS has embarked on a fabulous journey, challenging the larger arts community to design and raise the bar for wearable art. Through the Celebrate Wearable Art program, we have enjoyed runway looks from seasoned fashion designers, sculptors, fiber artists, floral designers, interior designers, jewelers, painters, photographers, and woodworkers, among others.  The wearable…

August 21, 2018

Wearable Art Journey | An Interview with Donna Caselden by Jacqueline Ganim-DeFalco Donna Caselden moved to Cape Ann from Andover and in five short years has exploded in her artistic endeavors. We now see her works on the runway, on the walls, and on tables.   Enjoy a deep-dive with Donna on her exciting journey. What…

August 13, 2018

“The House Dress Project” by Kimberly Becker Women have stories. We can each site examples of how we have been diminished, held down or overlooked in our lives simply because of our gender.  With “The House Dress Project”, I am providing a way to tell those stories.   I have chosen to make wearable art pieces…

December 20, 2017

Enjoy these colorful highlights of each look in October’s Celebrate Wearable Art IV Runway event!  Many thanks to our talented script-writer, Maureen Aylward for these detailed and important descriptions of each work of art.  For a full set of photos, please visit Clark Linehan’s Flickr account. Here you will see 393 wonderful photos by Clark.  …

October 30, 2017

PAVED PARADISE represents for the designer the realities of the world and is a reflection of how she sees herself.  People and nature are echoed in the hard outer shell of the jacket and the multi-colored textured pants that focus on the wonderful “mess” we discover when we boldly take down our barriers.   “I have…