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.
Ashford probably needs no introduction for many of you - the much beloved New Zealand Manufacturer of weaving and spinning equipment. I love Ashford looms and am an Ashford dealer, so I spend lots of time helping many of you pick out the perfect loom.