Margaret Russell is a weaver of almost 40 years. Margaret has a long ancestral history of weaving in her family, and is weaving in the same small coastal town in Northeastern Massachusetts as her great x 9 grandfather worked as a linen weaver in 1635.
o Natalie Novak is a tapestry weaver in Portland Oregon and the founder of Combed Thunder. Natalie draws from ancient and contemporary weaving techniques to explore color, mythology, folklore, and the (super) natural world.
Ally is a Fibre Artist and Designer based out of Montréal, Québec. She is a tapestry weaver who has created close to 200 custom pieces for people all over the world, using her signature style of bold blocks and squares of colors.
Deb is a textile artist, writer, math professor, and brain injury survivor. She is also a board member of WARP Weave a Real Peace, and most recently is the author of Threads Around the World, a collection of essays and photographs sharing textile traditions from communities around the world.
Cameron Taylor-Brown has been working in the worlds of fiber, education, and commerce since the 1970’s.She is curating an exhibit for the Craft in America Center in LA called Material Meaning: A Living Legacy of Anni Albers, which will feature work by ten contemporary American artists and designers working with textiles who are strongly influenced by Anni Albers.