2014-10-19T17:34:32+00:00October 19th, 2014|Artists by Media, Fiber|

A native of the Black Forest region of Germany, Nicole Woerner Kelly now lives and works in Napa, CA. She has worked as a design professional for over ten years and is currently studying fashion design and pattern making in San Francisco. Nicole has a [...]

Gräf & Lantz

2014-05-05T17:05:28+00:00May 5th, 2014|Artists by Media, Fiber|

Holger Gräf earned his PhD in structural engineering in Germany, while Daniel Lantz “led an adventurous life and grew deep roots in Japan”. Truly a study in opposites, they came together in LA to create their design company, Gräf & Lantz. They made their first [...]

K. Riley

2014-05-05T15:50:51+00:00May 5th, 2014|Artists by Media, Fiber|

For over 25 years in her Philadelphia studio, K. Riley has worked to create clothing with quiet beauty and elegance. Each garment she makes is a one of a kind or part of a limited edition. The attention to hand stitched detail and subtle color [...]

Peggy Osterkamp

2013-04-26T18:38:14+00:00April 26th, 2013|Fiber|

Once an apprentice to Jim Ahrens in a production studio, weaver Peggy Osterkamp has introduced hundreds of students to weaving theory and production weaving. She is also a textile scholar, and offers individual and group weaving programs throughout the country. She has published several books [...]

Sally Jones

2013-04-16T09:47:46+00:00April 16th, 2013|Fiber|

Sally combines skillful drawing, color theory and silk-screen printing techniques to make sumptuous scarves at her studio in Oneonta, NY. “I have always felt comfortable designing for fabrics,” she explains, “because they are a necessary and familiar part of our daily experience.” Sally’s [...]

Nicole Aufderhar

2013-01-07T23:07:14+00:00January 7th, 2013|Fiber|

Nicole creates beautiful leather-bound journals but also re-imagines the form as jewelry, salvaging every scrap to make pendants and earrings from her tiniest books. In her work, she incorporates natural and found objects and is committed to using recycled leathers. The artist sees the journal [...]

Wendy Allen – Miss Fitt

2012-11-20T00:50:26+00:00November 20th, 2012|Fiber|

For the last decade, this multi-talented artist has enjoyed building her Miss Fitt line of felt hats, clothing and accessories. She devises clever designs, often accented with floral constructions. Wendy holds a degree in theater arts from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and [...]

Marian Quanbeck Dahlberg

2012-10-11T23:27:58+00:00October 11th, 2012|Fiber|

After a extensive career as an interior designer with her own firm, this Minnetonka, MN artist began to focus on weaving as a creative outlet that was compatible with child-rearing and family life. Inspired by the textiles she worked with as a designer, she engaged [...]