Author Archives: whitney crutchfield

About whitney crutchfield

I'm a textile designer, artist, and intern extraordinaire giving it a shot in the big city. I like to look at things and watch people. You might find me toiling away on a new design in my Brooklyn studio, embarrassingly chuckling at NPR guests as I fiddle with things in the craft room of a certain lifestyle company, salivating while staring at the pie shop that sits below my bedroom window, or dodging doggy poo on a run in Prospect Park. www.whitneycrutchfield.com

feeling shaky

I must admit, I haven’t been feeling especially creative during the last week. Instead, I (perhaps along with the rest of New York City and the East Coast) have been feeling a bit shaky. It started with Tuesday’s earthquake. As … Continue reading

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getting it out

I recently celebrated a personal milestone: six months in NYC and I’m still alive, well, and not starving (yet)! The day on my calendar signified a lot of things – the end of one type of trepidation and the beginning … Continue reading

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finishing up

A couple of months ago, I spent a long weekend back in Fort Collins, Colorado, installing and celebrating the opening of my Master of Fine Arts show. I had the honor of sharing the venue, the University Art Museum at … Continue reading

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thinking about work

Work is a significant part of so many of our lives. And, while it may be a unifying entity, work means a lot of things to a lot of different people. For me it takes on several definitions. Work is what I make … Continue reading

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having conversations

When I’m deeply involved in a major creative project or working hard to develop the next one, it’s easy for me to neglect things that are going on around me. Luckily, in my studio I am surrounded by six other … Continue reading

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crafting the days away

There are some days that I find just get away from me. Whether because of everyday errands, business-keeping, or just the occasional bout of laziness, it’s often easy for the day to get whittled away by things that aren’t necessarily … Continue reading

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finding something new, something old

My mom visited last week, and I got the chance to be a tourist. I use this word – tourist – with some hesitation, though, because it seems like everyone in the city could be considered a tourist at some … Continue reading

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