Archive for January, 2009

Changes on our Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce that Ramona Sakiestewa has been elected to the Tapestry Center’s board and Helena Hernmarck has become a trustee emerita. Both are superb tapestry weavers.”

Following its June 2008 annual meeting in Tucson, the Gloria F. Ross Center for Tapestry Studies welcomed Ramona Sakiestewa (Santa Fe, NM) as the newest member of [...]

Frequently Asked Questions–A Popular Website Feature

Have a tapestry that you’re trying to identify? Curious about differences between tapestry and jacquard weaves? Seeking an appraiser for your precious object? Want to care for a disintegrating textile?
Visit our “Resources” section or go directly to Frequently Asked Questions. There you’ll find relevant topics to explore.
Illustration: Detail of a Navajo rug by Daisy [...]

Exciting Book Project Moves Forward

I want to make tapestries.” –Gloria F. Ross

Gloria F. Ross combined traditional European weaving techniques with modern American painted imagery to create over 250 tapestries between 1966 and 1998. A book manuscript with the working title, A Creative Career: Gloria F. Ross & Modern Tapestry , is moving forward. The work-in-progress by Ann Lane Hedlund [...]