TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Walnut Creek Civic Arts, "Put a Hex in your Basket" workshop, Walnut Creek, CA November 2015

  • National Basketry Organization, "Why Baskets Matter" Panel Discussion, Macalester College, St Paul, MN, July 15, 2015.

  • Walnut Creek Center for the Arts, "All Coiled Up" workshop, Walnut Creek, CA, June 28, 2015

  • Slow Fiber Tour to Japan” Lecture, Ethnic Textile Study Group, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA, April 26, 2015.

  • “Sources of Inspiration: The Narrative Vessel” Worksop, Tucson Weaving Guild, Tucson, AZ, March 20-22, 2015. 

  • “The Craft of Textiles,”Artists Speak about Contemporary Craft, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA., May 8, 2014.

  • CNCH 2014, 2011, 2010, 2006, 2005, 2002, 2000.

  • FiberWorks 2013, Tulsa, OK Sources of Inspiration and Basketry workshop

  • Petaluma Center for the Arts, A Greener Indigo Workshops, 2013

  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at College of Creative Arts, San Fransisco State University, Instructor, 2011 to present

  • Maiwa Textiles Symposium, workshops and lectures, Vancouver, Canada, 2012

  • Convergence 2012, workshops and lectures, Longbeach, CA, 2012

  • “A Greener Indigo” three day workshop at Mendocino Art Center, Summer 2010

  • Instructor, San Francisco State University, Explorations in Textiles, Summer 2007

  • Three indigo dyeing workshops for Baulines Craft Guild and College of Marin, 2006

  • Lectures for the Ethnic Textiles Study Group on Indigo and on Ainu Textiles, 2005 and 2006

  • Panel speaker on Sculptural Textile Art, Alameda Art Center: Art Matters, 2004

  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Textile Arts Council lecture series, 2003

  • San Francisco State University, Art Department, Textile Classes, Teaching Assistant and Guest Artist, 1997-2010

  • Convergence 2002, 2012

  • Numerous California Guilds

  • Docent, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, 2001-present

  • Docent lectures for Shibori: Tradition and Innovation, Museum of Craft and Folk Art San Francisco, 2001

  • Docent lectures for The Fabric of Life, 150 Years of Northern California Fiber Art, 1997