January 2022 Program – Lynn Smetko – Weaving by Design

HGB January 2022 Program - L Smetko Lynn Smetko - Weaving by Design Handweavers Guild of Boulder January 2022 Day & Evening Program   Lynn Smetko, a weaver of 25 years, enjoys the design phase of weaving the most. She combines a fascination with weaving, technology and art when designing for her 40-shaft computer-assisted loom. […]

February 2022 Program – Carol James – The Sprang Lady

HGB February 2022 Program - C. James Carol James - The Sprang Lady - Low-tech Textile Methods Handweavers Guild of Boulder February 2022 Day & Evening Program   Carol James has been exploring low-tech textile methods for 30 years focusing more recently on the technique called sprang. She has examined sprang items in collections across […]

March 2022 Program – Karen Pierce – 44 Years of Basketmaking

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HGB March 2022 Program - K. Pierce Karen Pierce – Taking Stock: 44 Years of Basketmaking Handweavers Guild of Boulder March 2022 Day & Evening Program   Karen Pierce - Willow Bend Studios - Colorado Springs, Colorado Karen uses traditional basket weaving techniques and materials from around the world in unconventional ways to create one-of-a-kind […]

April 2022 Program – Liz Spear – Handwoven Art to Wear

Liz Spear - Handwoven Art to Wear Handweavers Guild of Boulder April 2022 Day & Evening Program   Liz Spear is a maker of handwoven fabrics, and more recently has been incorporating nuno felt into her designer creations as well as surface design fabrics from fellow fiber artists. These collaborations, known as Liz Spear & […]

May 2022 Program – Al Canner – Cavandoli Weaving, Macramé & Knotting

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Al Canner – Cavandoli Weaving, Macramé & Knotting Handweavers Guild of Boulder May 2022 Day & Evening Program   Al Canner began creating macramé works, both wall-hanging and sculptural, in the 1970s. Since his retirement from professional pursuits in 2013, he has devoted much of his energy to knotting, usually producing five or six works […]

September 2022 Program – Susan Brooks – Textile Artist, Author Teacher

Mountain View Methodist Church 355 Ponca Place, Boulder

HGB September 2022 Program - S. Brooks Susan Brooks – Textile Artist • Author • Teacher Handweavers Guild of Boulder September 2022 Day & Evening Program Susan tells us: Creating art using fabrics and papers provides the opportunity to build layers giving a sense of protection, safety, and security. I create my own fabrics through […]

October 2022 Program Bobbie Irwin – Weaving Iridescence

Mountain View Methodist Church 355 Ponca Place, Boulder

HGB October 2022 Program - B. Iwrin Bobbie Irwin - Weaving - There's no excuse to get bored! Handweavers Guild of Boulder October 2022 Day & Evening Program Bobbie Irwin’s fascination with weaving started in 1973, when a brief magazine article introduced her to inkle weaving. For years she happily worked on her own, using […]

November 2022 Program- Boisali Biswas – Mixed Media Fiber Artist

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Boisali Biswas – Mixed Media Fiber Artist Handweavers Guild of Boulder November 2022 Day & Evening Program Boisali Biswas is a studio artist working in mixed-media fibers, born and brought up in India. Her formative undergraduate years were spent at Visva-Bharati University, founded by Rabindranath Tagore at Shantiniketan. The essence of that profound experience has stayed […]