• Joan Griffin, Shadows in the Forest

  • Marcel Marois, Chromatic Downpour

  • David R. Mooney, Border Fragment

  • Barbara Heller, Detritus

  • Frances Crowe, Crow by Crowe

  • Muriel Nezhnie, Liberation

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a non-profit organization supporting the fine arts medium of contemporary handwoven tapestry.


Featured News
Urszula Plewka-Schmidt, “Canons of Beauty: Madonna from Krużlowa,” 1979

Christine Laffer has contributed a new education article: ‘Fiber Arts and Tapestry: 1960 to 1986 in the United States’. View Christine’s article.…

Patricia Dunn, "Aren't we, after all, stardust? No. 1,"   detail

Stardust Synchronicity, inspiration! At a Mexican beach campground I picked up a well worn magazine with an article about Margaret Burbidge, astrophysicist.’ View Patricia’s updated page.…

Travelling Tapestry call for entry_Page_1

The Textile Museum of Oaxaca and the Philately Museum of Oaxaca, in collaboration with ATA), invite tapestry artists to weave postcards for the unjuried show, Travelling Tapestry: Textile Mail Art. October 12th – 15th, 2016. Download the …

Meredith Bennett, Camino Errante

ATA invites all tapestry artists to submit works. Artists are encouraged to explore the conceptual, technical and metaphorical implications of the theme as they design their submissions. More information …

Margo Macdonald, "Nisqually Reach" (2014), 29" x 35"

‘I express my ideas through hand-woven tapestry and painting. Both media are appropriate in evoking the spirit of place that marks my work …’ View Margo’s updated page.…