Threads of Meaning 2022
Sheridan College Textiles Graduate Showcase
Meet the next generation of textiles artists and designers in this exhibition showcasing the work of Textiles graduates from the Honours Bachelor of Craft & Design Program at Sheridan College. This celebratory exhibition is the culmination of hard work and perseverance through several years of uncertainty and change. Threads of Meaning explores the diversity of techniques and approaches in textiles from functional objects, reflections on individual and cultural histories, to material research and installation-based work.
The Honours Bachelor of Craft & Design, Textiles program at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario offers a dynamic 4-year bachelor’s degree in craft and design with a specialty in textiles. The program is committed to teaching contemporary and traditional approaches to textile techniques and materials. A hands-on curriculum investigates methods in printing, dyeing, weaving, felting, paper-making, stitch, constructed textiles and digital design and technology. Students experience textiles through in-depth studio-based work, material and theoretical research, collaborative and interdisciplinary projects, internships, industry visits, visiting artists and field trips.
Works by Leah Defoort, Sophie Harrison, Leticia Lakatos, Xingchi Liu, Jamie Lo, Nicole Ruiz, Yunlin Shan, Tiffany Jill Sookdeo, Xiaoxing Wang, Clio Windust, Yuexian Wu, Yifei Zhang.