Daria Tavoularis

“Daria Tavoularis is the co-founder of Article: Art & the Imaginative Promise. She works in pen and ink, gouache, fabric dye, embroidery and Photoshop. She studied studio art in college, receiving her M.F.A. in 2005 from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and her B.F.A. in 1999 from the Cooper Union in New York City.”

Daria Tavoularis: Tree of Influence

Courtesy of the artist.
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A Case for the Veneration and Preservation of Hippie Embroidery

In the 1980s and 1990s, hippie craft faced a backlash from which it has yet to recover. The work, like the movement itself, became stigmatized as garish and stupidly cheerful, made by barefoot, doped-up mamas. One subgenre consigned to particularly harsh obscurity was hippie embroidery—images inspired by drugs, the sexual revolution, and the Age of [... more ...]
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