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