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  • Janette Meetze, "Red Dirt Days: Journey Through 2014," detail

  • Gunilla Petersson, "Landscape," detail

  • Cecilia Blomberg, "Point Defiance Steps," detail

  • Linda Wallace, "The Journey Back," detail

  • Joyce Hayes, "Etude #8," detail


Featured News

Pat Williams received the ATA Award for Excellence for her tapestry “Failure to Communicate” exhibited in Threads of Life, at the Quinlan Center for Visual Arts, Gainesville, GA. Read more.…

Curated by Micala Sidore, this show features the work of Julia Mitchell, an artist living on Martha’s Vineyard. The tapestries span the length of her career. The show is accompanied by an essay written by the curator. View the show

STI 3 is opening at the Handforth Gallery in Tacoma Saturday, June 29th. The opening is from 2:00-4:00. Shelley Socolofsky will be giving a talk at 2:30. Read more.…

It was a Speakers Session sponsored by ATA and organized by Christine Laffer. It took place during the Textile Symposium of America’s Symposium, held September 19-22, 2012 in Washington D.C. Papers by Stanley Bulbach; Clara Román-Odio; Linda Rees; Dorothy Clews …

Linda Giesen, "White Sands" (2012), 15" x 30"

She learned to weave when she moved to the Magdalena Mountains of New Mexico in 2004.  Her first weaving teacher not only taught her about weaving, but also, about sheep ranching, lambing, shearing and wool processing. She started out weaving …

Patricia Armour, "The Crossing (Windows of the Soul Series)" (2012), 760mm x 1000mm

Patricia expresses human emotions and experiences in her work and often uses the human face and images from nature to convey a contemplative, tranquility. The result combines the authenticity of tradition with the vitality of contemporary life. Read more.

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