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Rowland Ricketts

Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

Expert Bio

Rowland Ricketts uses natural dyes and historical processes to create contemporary textiles that span art and design. Trained in indigo farming and dyeing in Japan, Ricketts is an associate professor in the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University. His work has been exhibited at the Textile Museum in Washington, D.C., the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and the Seattle Asian Art Museum, and he has been recognized with a 2012 United States Artists Fellowship. Ricketts received his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2005 and

Areas of Expertise

Indigo, natural dyes, dyeing, weaving, art, studio art, craft, crafts.

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