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Julie Kornblum

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mixed-media, basketry, contemporary, tapestry, weaving, fiber-art, arts-education, guild, modern, sculpture, exhibition/performance


My weaving and basketry is a combination of the immediate and the ancient. I take a new look at old traditions by using post-modern, recycled materials to weave early American household textile patterns. My sculptural pieces combine discarded plastics with coiled basket technique.

As a weaver and basket maker, I feel a connection with a thousand generations of artists and weavers from diverse cultures. As a resident of the 21st century, I am concerned with what we throw away.

In the past hundred years plastics have facilitated marvelous advancements in medicine, food storage, communications, etc; and have become a worldwide waste and disposal problem. I hope my work will raise awareness of how our plastic trash impacts the environment.

Recent Exhibits

Julie Kornblum participated in these exhibits:

Jul, 2014 Home Makers?
Cypress Village Tunnel
Jul, 2014 Home Makers?
Cypress Village Tunnel
Mar, 2013 11:11 A Creative Collective Presents "Refuse to Destroy"
Cella Gallery
Sep, 2012 Portals Artist Reception & Film Screening of "Seeking Mother India"
Art 4 All People
Jul, 2012 Designing Weavers World of Fiber
Vayden Roi Bungalow Gallery
Jun, 2011 Yarn Bombing 18th Street
18th Street Arts Center
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