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©2019 by Susie Taylor

Susie Taylor weaves abstract and dimensional textiles.  As a veteran textile designer and master weaver, she combines technical skill with artistry. 

 

She has exhibited her work in the U.S. and in international fiberart and contemporary textile biennials in China and Ukraine.  Her 2018 solo exhibition, Poetic Geometry, at Textile Center Minneapolis highlighted 38 works including her flat woven abstractions and dimensional origami pieces.  She was included in MATERIAL MEANING: A Living Legacy of Anni Albers at Craft in America Center in Los Angeles and FIBER ART: 100 YEARS OF BAUHAUS at Art Ventures Gallery in Menlo Park, CA.  She is the recipient of a Handweavers Guild of America, Certificate of Excellence in Handweaving Level 1 and received an HGA award and for Beautiful Struggle at the National Fiber Direction 2015 at the Wichita Center for the Arts.   Her work, Pearl, was awarded an HGA award and the Innovation Award at Focus : Fiber 2014 at the Erie Art Museum.  Other notable exhibitions include: Materials Hard and Soft, Greater Denton Arts Center, Fiber Arts VII, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, FAN: New Fibers 2014, Eastern Michigan University Gallery, and New Voices in Weaving, Contemporary Crafts Gallery- Portland. 

 

Her work has been shown in The LA TimesAmerican Craft, Fiberarts, FiberArt Now, Complex Weavers Journal, Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, Handwoven and Journal of Weavers Spinners & Dyers magazines.  She has taught at Penland School of Arts & Crafts,  Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts and Tyler School of Art. 

 

Like any respectable startup in Silicon Valley, she works out of her garage.  She lives in San Jose with her husband and two kids.