Madison Creech

Madison Creech

Visiting Assistant Professor in Creative Arts

Madison Creech was the 2018-19 Fountainhead Fellow in the Department of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. She holds an MFA in fibers from Arizona State University and a BFA and BS in textile, merchandising and fashion design from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

  • MFA, Arizona State University
  • B.F.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • BA, Textiles, Clothing and Design - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Contact

Course Sampling

  • FSEM: Text and Textiles
  • Senior Capstone
  • Senior Proposal
  • Textile Design
  • Digital Arts Fundamentals
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Fabrication

Areas of Expertise

  • Textiles
  • Digital fabrication

Biography

Madison Creech was the 2018-19 Fountainhead Fellow in the Department of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. She holds an MFA in fibers from Arizona State University and a BFA and BS in textile, merchandising, and fashion design from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has served as faculty associate at Arizona State University, instructing surface design and served as the 2016-18 Brown Visiting Teacher-Scholar at Stetson University teaching digital art and textile art courses.

Creech has held residencies at Metro Community College Prototype Lab in Omaha, Nebraska, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Texas, and Techshop in Chandler, Arizona. Her work has been widely exhibited across the country, and she has been the recipient of a number of distinguished awards, including the Juror's Award from the Surface Design Association's Explorations exhibition, the Rudy Turk Award for History in American Craft from ASU, and the Mary Beason Bishop and Francis Sumner Merit Scholarship from the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. She is currently a co-director of Fresh As Fruit Gallery in DeLand.

Research

  • Intersection of textiles and technology
  • Natural dye
  • Craft and digital technology
  • Taxidermy
  • Roadkill compost
  • Edible invasive plants
  • Collaboration

Publications

Exhibitions

  • Surface Design Journal's Fifth Annual International Exhibition in Print: Devotion: Sewing the Sacred - Juried by Lauren Sinner and Jovencio de la Paz {group/juried/international}
  • Past Lives - Risolve Studio - Lancaster, PA {invited/group/publication}
  • Garniture - Hand Art Center - DeLand, FL {invited/solo}
  • Plushie Plushie - Fresh As Fruit Gallery - DeLand, FL {three-person}
  • Frayed - ARC Gallery - Juried by Jade Yumang - Chicago, IL {group/juried/international}
  • Nice is Not Enough - Sediment Arts Gallery - Richmond, VA {invited/three-person}
  • New Kids on the Block - Fine Arts Building Gallery - Richmond, VA {invited/three-person}
  • Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition
  • Denton Arts - Denton, TX {group/juried/international}
  • This Must Be the Place - MCC's Gallery of Art and Design - Omaha, NE
    {collaborative two-person}
  • Look Books - Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference - Tampa, FL
    {group/invited/international}