Wendy Weiss is an artist, natural dyer, and weaver who uses natural dyes that she cultivates and collects locally. She was awarded a 2014–15 Fulbright Nehru Senior Scholar Award, to follow-up on a previous Fulbright Award in 2009 to document ikat textiles from an artist’s perspective in India, and is a past recipient of two Nebraska Arts Council Artist Fellowships, as well as a Winterthur Residential Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group shows in North America, Europe, and Asia. She is senior editor for the Textile Society of America and former board member and professor emerita of textile design in at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She teaches workshops on creative applications of warp ikat and natural dye. She collaborates with Jay Kreimer on a range of installation projects using diverse materials.