Textile print designer and sessional faculty Ana Galindo will talk about her experience attending Surtex 2014, an industry focused event that takes place every year in New York City. Ana is well acquainted with the show, having had her industry start as winner of the student competition back in the day. She will share tidbits about the competition, the dramatic change industry has taken towards licensing, the actuality of digital versus hand-made designs, and the other shows happening simultaneously during SURTEX at the Javits Center.
Ana is a member of the Contemporary Textile Studio with a multidisciplinary background including surface design, fibre arts and book arts with keen interest in Mesoamerican textiles, having just returned from the First Mesoamerican Textiles Symposium in Oaxaca, México.
Venue & Address:
100 McCaul Street
Room 201 - Fibre Studio