HGA Small Expressions – CHH Award

Contemporary Handweavers of Houston congratulates Amy Tromiczak, recipient of the CHH Award at HGA’s Small Expressions 2015 For Modern Landscapes 1. To learn more about Ms. Tromiczak’s work see her website at http://www.amytromiczak.com/about (Includes an interesting photo of Modern Landscapes 1 in progress).

Amy Tromiczak

Amy Tromiczak
Contemporary Handweavers of Houston Award
Waynesville, NC
Modern Landscapes I
Alpaca wool, indigo-dyed silk and cashmere, black cotton fabric, wood frame.
Handwoven herringbone, hand embroidery, and stitching.
10.5 x 12.5 x 1.5 inches
Photo by the artist

 

Juror Nicole LaBouff selected Amy’s piece, Modern Landscapes 1, for the CHH Award. Nicole LeBouff PhD, is Assistant Curator of Textiles, Department of Decorative Arts, Textiles, and Sculpture of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA). HGA’s Small Expressions was on exhibit at the Textile Center during the Midwest Weavers Conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in June.

CHH began sponsoring the award in 2014 to encourage excellence in technical skills in hand weaving, including form, function and finishing.