A Garden of Color: Weaving Wool in Naturally Dyed Hues at Peters Valley, August 13 – August 17, 2021

I am excited to offer a natural dye and weaving course at Peters Valley again this summer, Aug.13-17, 2021. The location is tranquil and convivial–a perfect spot to devote the time and enthusiasm to creating new colors and weaves. This class introduces to students to working with plant based dyes, collected directly from a dyeContinue reading “A Garden of Color: Weaving Wool in Naturally Dyed Hues at Peters Valley, August 13 – August 17, 2021”

Crafting Democracy: Fiber Arts And Activism

Show to travel! Organizers of Crafting Democracy: Fiber Arts and Activism recently announced the show will travel to The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, Ohio, November 29, 2019 – January 10, 2020 and Bevier Gallery Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Art and Design, February 14-March 14, 2020, the Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey House, Alexandria, VA in April-MayContinue reading “Crafting Democracy: Fiber Arts And Activism”

At the Fence # 5, Love of my Brother. 1991.

This weaving was the last of a series of “At the Fence” weavings. Originally from NJ, I live in the Midwest and shortly after moving to Nebraska in 1986 I learned that I was living in what some have termed “the nuclear heartland.”  The first four weavings from this series examined the human toll ofContinue reading “At the Fence # 5, Love of my Brother. 1991.”

Braided River Broad Shallows

The North Platte and the South Platte Rivers meet near the city of North Platte, Nebraska, and form the Platte River, which flows 310 miles across the state where it meets the Missouri River. In the Kearney, NE area, it serves as a staging ground for the annual migration north of the Sandhill Crane. TheyContinue reading “Braided River Broad Shallows”

Gaza, Scar, Camp

FIBERART INTERNATIONAL 2019 This weaving presents three compelling words in response to bloody and deadly protests taking place in Gaza from March to May 2018. “Gaza, Scar, Camp” speak to experiences both Jews and Palestinians have lived with in profound ways. For millennia Jews endured the scars of hate, ostracization, and pogroms. The horrific experienceContinue reading “Gaza, Scar, Camp”

Fantastic Fibers 2018

If you are traveling this spring, stop in to see Fantastic Fibers 2018 at the Yeiser Art Center. I will be showing Litzmannstadt Getto, 1940-1944 in the show. Five Textile Society of America members are represented in this year’s exhibition, which runs April 14 – June 9, 2018 at the Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway St, Paducah, KYContinue reading “Fantastic Fibers 2018”