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  • Linda Green, "The Soft Machine," detail

  • Kari Guddal, "Deep Down," detail

  • Margaret Jones, "Number One," detail

  • Aino Kajaniemi, "I Stretch," detail


Featured News

World Tapestry Now is an exhibition unlike any other – no shipping costs to think about, no customs, even commissioned or already sold work is welcome; not to mention a color catalog of the exhibition, as well as prize money.

Janet Clark was ATA’s first Weaving the Future grant recipient. Janet taught Sally Reckert to weave, and in turn Sally uses those skills to teach tapestry weaving to children at craft fairs as well as other locations.
ATA’s Weaving the …

Straight from our August 2017 Newsletter:

Continuing Thread
Deadline: January 15, 2018

Do you, Leonardo da Vinci, Emily Dickinson, Goethe, Eleanor Roosevelt, Charles Dickens, and Maya Angelou have anything in common? If you are an accomplished tapestry weaver who unceasingly

During Convergence in 2018, the ATA Speakers Session will involve the much anticipated Digislam. Anyone is eligible and all are encouraged to submit up to three images of their tapestries to be included in next year’s Digislam. Space may be …

A hearty congratulations to the ATA Award for Excellence recipients! View and read about their work below or on their personal artist pages:

Marie Clews

“Landscape,”
8.25″ x 3.5,” 2016,
cotton seine twine warp, set at 12 epi, wool (commercial …

A warm congratulations to Leslie Taylor who received the ATA’s Award for Excellence for “My Journey”.
To read more about Leslie and her work, go here

Leslie Taylor, “My Journey”, 16 x 12″

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