About Linda

Teaching:

  • Three-day Workshop on Tartan Weaving, Spokane Weavers Guild, WA, April 2015
  • Bateman Weaves Seminar, Complex Weavers Seminars, 2014
  • Three-day Workshop on Tartan Weaving, Columbia Fibres Guild, Oregon, April 2012
  • Three-day Workshop on Tied Weaves, Salem Fiber Arts Guild, Oregon, April 2012
  • Three-day Workshop on Tied Weaves, Portland Handweavers Guild, Oregon, March 2011
  • 2011 Association of Northwest Weavers’ Guilds Conference: Seminar on Tied Weaves
  • 2011 Association of Northwest Weavers’ Guilds Conference: Seminar on Tartan Weaving
  • 2011 Association of Northwest Weavers’ Guilds Conference: 3-day Tartan Weaving Workshop
  • Portland Handweavers Guild Seminar on Tied Weaves, September 2010
  • Three day Workshop on Summer and Winter, Rogue Valley Weavers Guild, April 2010
  • Three-day Workshop on Tartan Weaving, Bend, Oregon, February 2010
  • 2009 Association of Northwest Weavers’ Guilds Seminar “Not Just for Kids: Designing with Blocks”, Spokane WA.
  • Seminar on “Designing with Blocks”, Central Oregon Spinners & Weavers, 2008 

Juried, Invitational Shows and Non-juried Exhibitions and Competitions:

  • Best of Show, Larson Gallery, Yakima Community College Functional Art Exhibit, March-April 2016 (Desert Dreams Scarf)
  • Best of Show, Oregon State Fair 2014 (warp-painted yardage)
  • Best of Show, 2014 Crook County Fair (silk scarf)
  • Best of Show, 2014 Deschutes County Fair (warp-painted yardage)
  • Convergence 2014 Yardage Exhibit, Providence, RI “Bolero”
  • 1st Place, Complex Weavers “Complexity” Exhibit, “Xanadu” Top, 2014
  • Weaving Guilds of Oregon 2013 Traveling Show, Best of Show “Petroglyph Sheep”
  • Association of Northwest Weavers’ Guilds, 2nd Place Best Use of Multiple Techniques for “Fall Enchantment Jacket”, June 2013
  • “Adorn the Form: New Directions in Fiber & Jewelry”, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA April-May, 2012. Honorable mention for scarf: Warped Weavers Have More Fun
  • Association of Northwest Weavers’ Guilds Conference, June 2011:
    Juror’s 1st Award, Juried Exhibit, Hand-dyed, woven Scarf
    Complex Weavers Award, Pieced Jacket in Double-2 tie Weave
    Far Horizons Award, Fashionable Explorations, Valley of Fire Jacket
  • Handweavers Guild of America, international fiber art juried exhibits, Albuquerque, NM:“Valley of Fire”, July, 2010
  • Association of Northwest Weavers Guilds Exhibits, 2003, 2007, 2009
  • Sisters Folk Festival “My Own Two Hands” Juried Show and Benefit Auction, 2007 and 2008
  • Participating artist, Sisters Fiber Art Stroll, June 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Redmond, OR Municipal Airport Terminal Shows, Fall 2002., Spring 2003, Fall 2003 and Summer 2004
  • Latimer Quilt and Textile Center, Tillamook, OR June –August 2003, Lewis and Clark
  • Commemorative Exhibit, “Crossing the Divide”
  • Handweavers Guild of America, international fiber art juried exhibits, Denver:  “Mountain
  • Majesty” and “ I Can See for Miles”, June – August, 2004
  • Weaving Guilds of Oregon Traveling Exhibit, September 2004 – October 2005
  • Bend Library Fiber Art Show, August – November, 2004
  • Deschutes County Fair 2002 – 2009:  numerous first and second ribbons; Best of Show, Fiber
  • Arts, 2005
  • Crook County Fair – first and second ribbons and Best of Show Fiber Arts 2009
  • Oregon State Fair, 2002, 2003: blue ribbons
  • and “Best of Show” in weaving 

Organizations:

  • Co-Chair, Complex Weavers Bateman Weaves Study Group, 2010-present
  • Webmaster, Association of Northwest Weavers Guilds, 2011- 2013
  • President, Association of Northwest Weavers’Guilds (ANWG), 2009-2011.
  • Communications Director and Webmaster,2006-2008
  • Editor, Complex Weavers Journal, 2006-2010
  • President, Portland Handweavers Guild, 1996