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  • Gabriela Cristu, "Prelude to the afternoon of a faun"

  • Celine Gregoire, "Red Rhythms Bird"

  • Cecilia Blomberg, "Point Defiance Steps"

  • Barbara Heller, "Detritus"

Featured News
“Thoma Demonstrates Weaving to a Class”, 2012, photo: Gabby Ewen. During a collective project in a school, each class in the school has one period to work on the project.

ATA is encouraging the next generation of tapestry weavers through our new initiative, Weaving the Future. This classroom based program will support sharing tapestry weaving with school children. Donate Today!

Barbara Heller, "Detritus" (2013), 35in x 49in

Join us in San Jose, California to celebrate the opening of American Tapestry Biennial 11 at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles on January 29, 2017. Afternoon program: 11:30am – 2:30pm with featured speaker Lia Cook plus a …

Pamela Feldman, "Lurie Garden II - Garden Pathway" (2016), 60" x 29.5"

For me, the art of making color and the process of weaving with those colors represent a record of my existence.  They hold a memory of my observations as I experience the daily changes in my environment. Visit Pamela’s artist

Liz Pulos, "Blanket" (2016), 8" x 8"

In the last year my work took baby steps away from realism and toward imagery that is more abstract and personal. Read Liz’s updated artist page.…

Mary Kircher, "Sedimentary," 2016, 60" x 30"

The wilderness is my muse. It shows up constantly as inspiration in my artwork.  This series is tied together by amazing geologic formations that leave me awestruck. Read Mary’s updated artist page.…

Tricia teaching cropped

Join us in San Jose, California, January 26 – 28, 2017, for a tapestry workshop taught by Tricia Goldberg. This class is designed both for the beginning weaver who has little or no experience with tapestry and for the more …

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