Fiber Art Gallery

The Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild has members with incredible skills in designing fabrics. They use color, structure, and fiber to create beautiful cloth with diverse purposes. Whether they create a piece by dyeing, felting, surface decoration, weaving, or basketmaking, the result is a feast for the eyes. Below are some images of their work.

Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Claudia Anderson

Fall, by Claudia Anderson
Rayon chenille/rayon/Tencel, plain weave
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Claudia Anderson

Fall (detail), Claudia Anderson

Pamela Bliss

Boundweave, Pamela Bliss
Wool and cotton
Washinton Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Pamela Bliss

Boundweave (detail)

Shelly DeChantal

Misbehavin’, Shelly DeChantal
Handmade cotton paper mounted on silk noil with handstitching
Washinton Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Shelly DeChantal

Harbinger, Shelly DeChantal
Handmade cotton and abaca paper with handstitching in pearl cotton, rayon and metallic threads set in an acrylic base,
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Shelly DeChantal

Harbinger (back, detail)

Dale Zitek

Handmade Paper Book, Dale Zitek
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Dale Zitek

Handmade Paper Book, Dale Zitek
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Dale Zitek

Handmade Paper Book, Dale Zitek
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Dale Zitek

Handmade Paper Book, Dale Zitek
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Judie Dickinson

Doubleweave, by Judie Dickinson
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Judy Dickinson

Doubleweave, Judy Dickinson
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Judy Dickinson

Buchanan Tartan Scarf
Wool/cotton twill
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Jan Janas

Shaman, Jan Janas
Silk/horsehair painting
Washington Heights Arts Center Exhibit, 2013

Jan Janas

Shaman (detail), Jan Janas

Other Images

Bamboo Inkle Scarf Detail (Robin Wilton)

Bamboo Inkle Scarf, Robin Wilton

Turned Taquete Scarf, (4H undulating pattrern, overshot threading), Susan DuBois

Neutrals Scarf

Neutrals Scarf, warp “whitened” to produce warp ikat effect, cotton, Susan DuBois

Susan DuBois

Silk Scarf (8S turned taquete, warp handpainted with natural dyes, 10/2 silk noil), Susan DuBois

Lace Weave Scarf

Bronson Lace Scarf, 10/2 cotton, Tina Broderson

Silk Scarf

Silk Scarf, 20/2 silk, Tina Broderson