Cranbrook Academy of Art
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Master of Fine Arts/Fiber

Kansas City Art Institute
Kansas City, MO
Independent Study/Fiber

Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, MD
Bachelors of Fine Arts/Graphic Design

Professional Experience

Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL
Professor, School of Fine and Performing Arts
Fashion Studies, 2010 – present

Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia, PA
Professor, Textile Design Department, 1977 - 2010

University of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA
Fiber Arts Instructor, 1978 - 79

College for Creative Studies
Detroit, MI
Fiber Arts Instructor, 1976


Gap Grant
PEW Fellowships in the Arts
Philadelphia, PA 2008

Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award, 2006
Moore College of Art and Design

PEW Fellowship in the Arts, 2003
PEW Charitable Trusts

Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship
Ballycastle, Ireland 2001, 2002, 2003

Moore College of Art and Design Faculty Development Grants,2006, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1991, 1989, 1985, 1982

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship,
1990, 1985, 1982

Polish Consulate Visiting Artist Fellowship, 1980
Warsaw, Poland

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1979