Fibers & Material Studies Faculty

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Fibers & Material Studies Faculty

  • Adjunct Faculty

    Crystal Gregory

    • Website:http://www.crystalgregory.org
    • Contact: crystalgregory@temple.edu
    • Crystal Gregory is a multi-media artist whose work offers a provocative mix of traditional handmade objects, textiles, architecture, and installations. Originally from California, Gregory spent several years working as an artist in New York City before moving to Chicago to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s MFA program in Fiber and Material Studies where she was granted a Full Merit Scholarship.

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    Adjunct Faculty

    Susannah Dotson

    • Website:http://www.susannahdotson.com
    • Susannah Dotson received her BFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago focusing on the disciplines of sculpture, neon art, and textiles, and her MFA from California College of the Arts. She has studied at Pilchuck School of Glass, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Ox-Bow School of the Arts. Often focusing on the humors, flesh, and farce, Susannah’s work pursues the transformation of material into mass, gas into light, and the presentation of honest theatrics.

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    Anthony Romero

    • Anthony Romero is an artist, writer, and organizer interested in documenting and supporting excluded communities. His projects and performances have been executed nationally most notably at Links Hall (IL), Antioch College (OH), Andrea Meislin Gallery (NY), the Judson Church (NY), and The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (IL). His writings have appeared in Poetry Quarterly, The Huffington Post, Performa Magazine and the recently published volume on Chicago social practice history, Support Networks (University of Chicago Press).

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  • Tim Eads
    Adjunct Faculty

    Tim Eads

    • Website:www.thisistimeads.com
    • Contact: tim@thisistimeads.com
    • Tim Eads creates opportunities for people to reconnect with a sense of child-like wonder, to be surprised by designs, sounds or crazy construction, and to spend time discovering small moments of beauty or meaning inside a fun-house of playful creativity.

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  • Robin Kang
    Adjunct Faculty

    Robin Kang

    • Website:www.robinkang.org
    • Contact: robin.j.kang@gmail.com
    • Inspired by the Southwestern culture of her Texas upbringing, Robin Kang reinterprets the hand tradition of weaving within a contemporary context.  She received her BFA from Texas Tech University and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she studied both new media and fiber arts.  Her textiles, sculptural installations, and video work have been exhibited throughout the US, Canada, Spain, Belgium, Austria, and Saudi Arabia.  She has participated in artist residencies in Texas, Michigan, Massachusetts, The Netherlands and Beijing.  Robin's curatorial practice has invol

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  • Adjunct Faculty

    Liene Bosquê

    • Website:www.lienebosque.com
    • Contact: liene.bosque@gmail.com
    • Liene Bosquê’s working process includes  mold making, imprint, and appropriation, through which she investigates the sensorial experiences existing in architectural, urban, and personal spaces. Using materials such as latex, clay, plaster, and fibers, Bosquê creates installations, sculptures, site-specific projects, as well as performance art, eliciting notions of temporality, fragility, memory, and history – common themes in her practice.

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  • Timothy Belknap
    Adjunct Faculty

    Timothy Belknap

    • Website:www.timothybelknap.com
    • Contact: timothydbelknap@gmail.com
    • Timothy Belknap received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture from Tyler School of Art. His personal work has been featured on WHYY's NewsWorks Tonight and has recently been exhibited in both Philadelphia and New York City.

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  • Christina Roberts
    Adjunct Professor

    Christina Roberts

    • Contact: christina@fabricworkshopmuseum.com
    • Christina Roberts has over twenty-five years of experience at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, as an educator specializing in contemporary collaborative art making practices, textile printing techniques, and carrying out research to develop and implement programs for international and local community outreach initiatives.

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    ADJUNCT FACULTY

    Joy O. Ude

    • Website:http://www.joyoftextiles.com
    • Contact: joyoftextiles@gmail.com
    • Joy O. Ude is a mixed-media artist and designer. In her artwork, she explores Black culture as a subset of American culture. As an American-born child of Nigerian immigrants, she also reflects on the concept of duality.

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    Studio Technician

    Amy Cousins

    • Website:http://www.amycousins.com
    • Contact: amycousins@temple.edu
    • Phone Number: 2157779023
    • Amy Cousins is an interdisciplinary artist from Houston, Texas, who earned her MFA from the Tyler School of Art and her BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work explores queerness, craft, and normativity within archives and material culture, stemming from a desire to create queer space and time. 

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    ADJUNCT FACULTY

    Delaney Demott

    • Website:http://www.delaneydemott.com
    • Delaney DeMott is an artist/educator whose work highlights the hiccups that contribute to one’s lived experience. Originally from Philadelphia, Delaney received her BFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she continued teaching after graduation in the Contemporary Practices and Fiber and Material Studies departments. Delaney was named one of the top 100 creatives of 2017 by BUNCH magazine in Brooklyn and has received many awards, residencies and acknowledgements for her work in both the arts and education.

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    ADJUNCT FACULTY

    Paige Fetchen

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    • Contact: paige@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org
    • Paige Fetchen received her BFA in Fibers from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.   In 2011, Paige accepted the Textile Artist in Residence position at Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago.  During her time in Chicago, Paige spent time as a textile designer at Eastern Accents Bedding Company.

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  • Jesse Herrod
    Assistant Professor

    Jesse Harrod

    • Website:jesseharrod.com
    • Contact: jesseharrod@gmail.com
    • Jesse Harrod has an MFA from the department of Fiber and Material Studies from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University. She is currently the Head of Fibers and Material Studies at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia.

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