Susan Iverson has employed the pulled warp technique in tapestry throughout her professional career. She will discuss this technique and why she keeps returning to it as an integral part of her tapestry series. Susan’s involvement with pulled warp led her to write a book about the technique that includes step by step instructions and photos of many of the basic shapes and forms that can be created with pulled warp. She will discuss how Tapestry With Pulled Warp: Inspiration, Technique, and the Creative Process can be used by weavers’ of all levels.
The presentation will be approximately an hour long and followed by a 30-minute Q&A. Registered individuals will receive a zoom link. Be sure your email address is entered correctly when registering. A recording of the presentation will be available to those who registered but were unable to attend until April 30, 2024.
About the Speaker: Susan Iverson lives and weaves in rural Virginia near the small town of Montpelier. She had a long career as a Professor in Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. She served two terms on the Board of Directors for the American Tapestry Alliance, one of them as President. Susan earned a MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and a BFA from Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, CO. Her work has been exhibited widely and she is included in many collections including The Art in Embassies Program, Capital One, the Avenir Museum (CO) and the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Her new book, Tapestry With Pulled Warp: Inspiration, Technique, and the Creative Process is being published by Schiffer Publishing in March 2024.