Michael F. Rohde


After pursuing dual careers in biochemistry and weaving, Michael F. Rohde left behind his job as director of a biotechnology research lab in 1998 to devote full time to his work. Weaving has been a fervent activity since 1973. Michael primarily creates flat woven fiber pieces as well as vessel forms. He enjoys working with…
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Artist Talk: Michael F. Rohde


Please join us for an artist talk by Michael F. Rohde and reception at the Craft in America Center from 5-7pm. Talk begins at 6pm. From Rugs and Patterns to Tapestries and Ideas, the Evolution of a Handweaver is in conjunction with the Looming Elections exhibition at the Craft in America Center. Artist Talk From…
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Textile Society of America Symposium


This weekend, fiber lovers in Los Angeles were aplenty: the Textile Society of America convened its 14th Biennial Symposium here, at UCLA and other venues including LACMA. On Thursday, Craft in America’s very own Emily Zaiden, Director of the Center, delivered a talk on the history and impact of UCLA’s large-scale fiber show Deliberate Entanglements. Some of the…
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Artist Talk: Tanya Aguiñiga


Please join us for an artist talk by Tanya Aguiniga and reception at the Craft in America Center from 5-7pm. Talk begins at 6pm. Tanya Aguiñiga discusses how her work is informed by border experiences, the interconnectedness of societies and the celebration of culture. She is dedicated to utilizing art for community empowerment, and she…
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Artist Talk: Consuelo Jimenez Underwood


Please join us for an artist talk by Consuelo Jimenez Underwood and reception at the Craft in America Center from 5-7pm. Talk begins at 6pm. This event is in conjunction with the Looming Elections exhibition at the Craft in America Center. Artist Talk Meet the artist Consuelo Jimenez Underwood Saturday, July 21, 2012 6pm –…
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Artist Talk: Connie Lippert


Please join us for artist talks by Connie Lippert at 6pm at the Craft in America Center on Saturday, July 14, 2012 . Connie Lippert’s talk is titled Wedge Weave: Contemporary Interpretation of a Traditional Navajo Weaving Technique. This event is in conjunction with the Looming Elections exhibition at the Craft in America Center. Artist…
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Artist Talk: Cameron Taylor-Brown


Please join us for artist talk by Cameron Taylor-Brown on Saturday June 16, 2012 at 6pm, and the opening reception of Looming Election: Woven Works at 5pm – 7pm. Artist Talk Looming Election: Woven Works Exhibition Meet the artist Cameron Taylor-Brown Saturday, June 16, 2012 6pm – 7pm Looming Election: Woven Works Exhibition (June 16…
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Reception: Looming Election: Woven Works


Please join us for the opening reception of Looming Election: Woven Works by Tanya Aguiñiga, Connie Lippert, Michael F. Rohde, Cameron Taylor-Brown, and Consuelo Jimenez Underwood. Opening reception and artist talk on Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 5-7pm. Opening Reception Looming Election: Woven Works Exhibition Saturday, June 16, 2012 5pm – 7pm Looming Election: Woven…
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