Member Honors and Achievements

Wendy Weiss has been awarded a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar grant to continue her research in Gujarat, India during the 2014-2015 academic year. Her project title is “Documentation and Design Development of Ikat Weaving: Digital Frontier.” Research from her 2009 Fulbright was published in the Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 7–34, in an article titled “Gujarati Warp Ikat Resist Method: A Practitioner’s Record and Translation into Cloth.”

TSA Board Member Roland Ricketts and Chinami Ricketts of Ricketts Indigo are the 2014 Crafts Winner of Martha Stewart’s American Made Contest.

Associate professor Teresa Paschke was promoted to professor in Integrated Studio Arts at Iowa State University’s College of Design.

Cathy Stevulak’s film Threads was chosen by the audience as Best Short Documentary at the Gig Harbor Film Festival.