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 4 and 5-Day Workshop Instructors

   Lesley Armstrong                                        
   Production weaver, textile artist, & teacher

    B.F.A. NSCAD University, Halifax Nova Scotia
    Special studies at The Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science

    (now called Philadelphia University)
    Masters in Art Education (with studies in Fiber), Philadelphia College of Art

    (now called University of the Arts)
    Taught as a Regular Part-time Faculty in the Textiles/Fashion Dept.,

    NSCAD University (1983-2016)
    Owned & operated Lesley Armstrong, Fine Wovens (1993-2004)

                                                       Owned & operated Armstrong Textiles (2004-present)


   Anke Fox
   Textile artist & teacher                                                                                        
   B.F.A., Major in Textiles, Minor in Art History, NSCAD University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
   Taught weaving & tapestry at Nova Scotia Centre for Craft & Design, Halifax
   Co-owner Armstrong Fox Textiles (2004-2008)
   Worked as technician at experimental textiles lab The @ Lab, Halifax, NS
   Full-time Textiles Technician, NSCAD University




4-Day Textile Study Field Trip Workshops Instructors

    Carol Harvey-Clark
    Craftsperson & McGowan-accredited teacher in rug hooking
    Rug hooking for 25 years
    Owner of Spruce Top Rug Hooking Studio
    Member of Economusee (Artisans at Work)





Heather Sanft 

Craftsperson & teacher
B.A in Anthropology & Museology; Graduate Work in Museology, UBC, Vancouver, BC
Specializing in willow basketry
Taught basketry classes & gives talks on living willow fences
Basketmaking apprentices in the U.K. & France
Reproduction work (eel pots, lobster pots) & contemporary work in basketry





Joanna Close
Textile artist, illustrator, & teacher                                                                            
B.F.A., Major in Textiles, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS
M.A. in Fibre Art, Winchester School of Art, England
Regular Part-time Faculty, Textiles/Fashion Dept., NSCAD U
Works in the fields of rug hooking, weaving, & illustration.
Exhibited internationally.