top of page


Susie Taylor

Susie Taylor combines her background in art, design and craft to weave abstract and dimensional textiles. She also collaborates with industry to produce modern, functional textiles that reflect the influence of the Bauhaus on her practice.


She received her B.F.A. from Kansas City Art Institute and M.F.A. from UCLA and then later earned a Certificate of Excellence (Level 1 Handweaving) from The Handweavers Guild of America.

Susie's work has been seen on Colossal Art and in New American Paintings, The LA Times, American Craft, Fiberarts, Fiber Art Now, The Textile Eye, Complex Weavers Journal, Shuttle Spindle and Dyepot, Handwoven, Journal of Weavers Spinners and Dyers, The Bulletin (Guild of Canadian Weavers), and Weven magazines.


She has taught at Penland School of Craft, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, and Tyler School of Art and Architecture.

Social Fabric by Susie Taylor

Recent exhibitions include Hardcore Threadlore: Dance Doyle, Terri Friedman and Susie Taylor at Johansson Projects in Oakland, Weaving at Black Mountain College: Anni Albers, Trude Guermonprez, and Their Students at Black Mountain College Museum, and Altered Perceptions: Sarah Hotchkiss, Lordy Rodriguez and Susie Taylor at Institute of Contemporary Art, San José. She has exhibited her work in the US and in international fiberart and contemporary textile biennials in China and Ukraine.

Susie is represented by Johansson Projects in Oakland, California, and maintains strong working relationships nationwide.


Susie is also the founder of Modern Loom, a high-end, small batch, home textiles brand that supports American manufacturing.

Inspired by the Weaving Workshop at the Bauhaus, Modern Loom strives to uphold the high ideal of incorporating art, craft and design and the importance of form and function.

Susie began Modern Loom development at the onset of Covid which delayed the process and revealed the complexities of global supply chains. Modern Loom weaves purpose into every thread, highlighting the impact of mindful manufacturing.


Susie thrives on fostering creative partnerships and bringing diverse perspectives together. She welcomes invitations to select exhibitions and commissions, and enjoys sharing her expertise in art, weaving, and design to enrich collaborative projects. Connect today to discuss your vision.

bottom of page