May Guild Meeting - Ted Hallman

Ted Hallman, Fiber Artist

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 9:30am
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Santa Fe

Ted’s Hallman's higher education began at Tyler of Temple U in Philadelphia where he earned his B.F.A. and his B.S. in Ed. While there he was asked to teach their weaving courses for four years and was awarded the Pew Prize for summer study in France at the Fontainebleau Fine Arts School. He then earned his M.F.A. in both Painting and Textiles from Cranbrook Academy in Michigan. He went on to study at Wagner College in Bregenz, Austria , and at the Bundestextilschule, in Dornbirn, Austria where he studied industrial knitting. He finished his formal education by securing his Ph.D. in Ed Psych at UC Berkeley, CA.

Ted has pieces in many permanent museum collections to include: Museum of Applied Art, Helsinki, Finland; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON, Canada; Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA.; Capitol Art Collection, State Capitol Rotunda, Santa Fe, NM; etc. He was Head of Textiles at the OCAD University, Toronto and the Moore College of Art, Philadelphia.

He has been Keynote Speaker at both the Seattle Convergence and at the World Craft Conference in Mexico. His work has appeared on the front covers of various magazines to include: the Saturday Evening Post, Interweave, and Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot. He has been a Juror for the Fulbright Scholarship Committee, the Albuquerque Museum, the Art Institute of Detroit, among others. He has taught workshops at Haystack Mt. School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, Chicago Art Institute, University of Hawaii, EspaƱola Valley Fiber Arts Center, Taos Institute of Arts, etc. He has had solo exhibitions throughout the U.S., Canada, and Japan and been part of many group exhibitions around the world.


Craft in America

One of the new and upcoming episodes of the PBS "Craft in America" series will cover fiber artists. The episode title is "Threads" and it is scheduled for May 11.

"Threads explores the needle arts including weaving, storytelling through quilts and textiles that speak to the creativity of the human spirit."

You can checkout the KNME PBS schedule for times and channels.

May meeting

Just a reminder that our May guild meeting will be held on May 29th.