About this Item

Contributor Names
Alexander, Andrea (Creator, Designer)
Goetz, Susanne (Thesis advisor)
Kleinman, Nomi (Thesis advisor)
Summary/Artist's Statement
"Bioluminescent" is a collection of textile designs and accessories for women's apparel inspired by the glowing organisms of the undersea world.
Still Image
Woven swatches composed of cotton, wool, and reflective material. Earrings made from recycled acrylic and metal hardware. Hand-painted motifs and mark makings made with watercolor and gouache, then digitally printed on fabric swatches. Digital weaving software, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.
Medium (Terms)
Digital weaving design software
Adobe Illustrator (Computer file)
Adobe Photoshop
Cotton (fiber)
Wool (textile)
Acrylic (fiber)
Hooks (object genre)
Hand coloring
Watercolor (paint)
Gouache (paint)
Digital prints
Course/Degree Information
Program/Degree: Textile/Surface Design BFA
Course: TD313 Advanced Photoshop and Illustrator; TD334 Complex Dobby Wovens
Professor(s): Goetz, Susanne; Kleinman, Nomi
Academic semester: Fall 2022
Program semester: Semester 5
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FIT Repository ID: sd_000147


Alexander, A. (2023). Bioluminescent. FIT Institutional Repository. https://institutionalrepository.fitnyc.edu/item/123823
Alexander, Andrea. Bioluminescent. 2023. FIT Digital Repository, https://institutionalrepository.fitnyc.edu/item/123823
Alexander, Andrea. "Bioluminescent." FIT Digital Repository, 2023. https://institutionalrepository.fitnyc.edu/item/123823