E., Tortorice, C., Silverman, J., DiSanzo, A., & Blissick, M.
(2016). Synthesis. International Textile and Apparel Association Design
Exhibition. Vancouver, Canada. (Faculty mentor) 35% acceptance rate.
Cobb, K., Kallal, J., Orzada, B., Hall, M., Roelse, K., & Gorea, A. (2016). Cloud Eater. Contemporary and Wearable Art of Shibori and Ikat, Oaxaca, Mexico.
K., Davelaar, E. , & Tortorice, C. (2016). Bonnie and Bye: A
braided approach to design. International Textile and Apparel
Association Design Exhibition. Vancouver, Canada. 35% acceptance rate.
Cobb, K. (2015). Saori Ensemble. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Acceptance rate 41.7%
Cobb, K. (2015). SAORI garment. SAORI Weaving x Fashion Design. Tenri Cultural Institute. New York. (Invited)
K., Kallal, J., Orzada, B., Hall, M., Roelse, K., & Gorea, A.
(2014). Cloud Eater. International Textile and Apparel Association
Design Exhibition, Target Market Live Exhibition. Charlotte, NC.
Acceptance rate 43%
Cobb, K. (2013). Cloth yardage, Beyond the Selvage: A History of
Screen-printing at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA. (Juried)
Cobb, K. (2012). Balengiaga Kapakahi, International Textile and Apparel Association, Honolulu, HI. Acceptance rate 39.9%
Cobb, K. (2012). Practical Religion: Affirmation, Agency and Survival
through Dress: ITUTU aÿô ìgúnwà factory. Artist-In-Residence and project
finalist. Structure and Surface, Mural Arts Program. City of
Philadelphia, PA. (Juried)
Cobb, K. (2011). Batik with QR Code, American Batik Competition Exhibition, Textile Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia. (Juried)
Cobb, K. & Orzada, B. (2015). Facets of Indigo: Combining Traditional Dye Methods With State-Of-The-Art Digital Print Technology, A Sustainable Design Case. In Muthu, S.S. & Gardetti, M (Eds.), Green Fashion (tbd). Singapore: Springer-Verlag Singapur.
Cao, H., Dickson, M. A., Cobb, K., Carper, M., Scudder, C., & Wong, C. (2014). Applying Sustainability performance measurement tool in designing and developing automotive employee uniforms. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education.
Cobb, K. (2013). 100-Mile Suit in Rodgers and Yee (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Design Research (Ch. 5: How we conduct design research), Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group Publishers.
Lapolla, K. & Cobb, K. (2016). Wearing Well-being: Using Context Mapping toward the Development of Garment Therapy for Elderly Populations. Presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference. Vancouver, Canada.
Cobb, K., Davelaar, E. , & Tortorice, C. (2016). Bonnie and Bye: A braided approach to design. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition. Vancouver, Canada.
Cobb, K. (2015). On-the-Ground: Integrating Sustainability into the Higher Learning Curriculum through Factory-Floor Experiences. Feeding Fashion Energies: New Pathways For Fashion Education. World Expo, Milan. Milan, Italy: Domas Academy.
Tortorice, C. Cobb, K. Lopez-Gydosh, D. (2015) Fashion CSI: Exploring the Application of Virtual Design Software in Historic Costume and Textiles Collections. Presented at CSA Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
Cobb, K. (2015). Presentation of Personal Creative Research Methods: Design and Social Practice. Presented as part of a special session on “Design research: retrievable, contextualized, and making a contribution to knowledge in the field” at the annual conference of the International Textile and Apparel Association, Santa Fe, NM. November 2015.
Grants and Contracts
Cao, H., (Principal Investigator), Dickson, M.A. (co-principal
investigator), Cobb, K., Carper, M., & Shaffer, B (2016-2019) Textile
and apparel curriculum development for a sustainable future. National
Institute for Food and Agriculture, Higher Education - Institution Challenge
Cobb, K. (PI, faculty Advisor), Cao, H, DuBreuil, M.,
Stellato, M., Scarry, M. (2016). From Physical To Virtual:
Optimizing the Apparel Product Development Process to Reduce Solid Waste in
Apparel Production with the use of 3D Models and Maps. U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency, P3 Award: A National Student Design Competition for
Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet.
Mobile UPCYCLE: A Portable Maker-Platform and Educational
Outreach Unit. General Research Grant Program. University of Delaware.
K. (2016) UDXLOCAL
Ethical Fashion Collection: A Lifecycle Approach To Apparel Product Development
That Considers The Social Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability Implications
from Fiber to Consumer. University of Delaware Center For Teaching and Learning
Cobb, K. (2014). LEUCO State: College Fashion
Innovates Indigo on Cotton using Digital Print technology. Cotton
Student Sponsorship Grant, Cotton Incorporated.
Cobb, K. (2013). Digi-Atelier: A 24/7 Video-Based Design Tutorial
Resource Library University of Delaware IT Transformation Grant.
Cobb, K. (2012). CAS Faculty Research and Enrichment Grants for the
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences for presentation at the 2012
International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference,
Cobb, K., Carper, M., Wyatt, N. "Cotton Lab: 2012: From the Ground Up.
Product Development and Management collaboration." Cotton Student
Sponsorship Grant, Cotton Incorporated.
Huantian Cao, Martha Carper, Kelly Cobb, Marsha Dickson. (2011)
Sustainable Automotive Uniform Design and Development. In collaboration
University of Delaware Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies and International Sportswear brand.
Cobb, K., Cotton Lab: 2010. (2010). Cotton Student Sponsorship Grant, Cotton Incorporated.