About the Artist
Weaving is one
of the oldest and most revered art forms in all of human history, and
I have been blessed with both a talent and passion for pursuing it.
My life has centered around weaving since I took my first class more
than twenty years ago.
grew up in the desert Southwest. This is the landscape that I carry in
my heart and weave into my work. I have explored its beauty in
both abstract and pictorial forms. My hope is that my work inspires in
the viewer a feeling of connectedness with something that is outside
of them, but also within them.
A creative life is an interesting
journey. Along the way I have wandered down some side roads that have
altered my course significantly.
Making fiber beads began as a whim,
a way to use small bits of leftover yarns. The endless possibilities
and permutations of color and shape keep me constantly designing new
pieces. I have become better acquainted with my whimsical side through
this process, since it requires an entirely different type of creative
impulse than does tapestry weaving.
Most recently I have been exploring
the interplay of beads and yarn when they are woven together into the
My roles as
artist, teacher, and promoter of weaving have recently coalesced into
the creation of the Loom in a Tube™ family of products, intended to
make weaving instruction accessible and fun to a broader audience.
You can view this line of products at