Introducing TSA’s new Membership & Communications Coordinator

Please join us in welcoming Caroline Hayes Charuk as TSA’s new Membership & Communications Coordinator:

Caroline is a visual artist who works with textiles, ceramics, and other materials to make metaphorical or paradoxical objects. She first became familiar with the Textile Society of America as a presenter at the 2014 symposium, where she spoke about the work of emerging contemporary artists working in textiles and participated in the Crosscurrents exhibition at the Craft & Folk Art Museum. Prior to joining TSA, Caroline supported many aspects of operations at Atelier Dion, a small ceramics design and production studio. She has many years of experience teaching craft techniques, and continues to teach textiles and ceramics classes for all ages in community education settings. She earned a BFA in ceramics and sculpture from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, and an MFA in textiles from California College of the Arts. Caroline has shown her artwork in solo and group shows across the US. Recent exhibition venues include The White Page, Minneapolis; Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito; Interface Gallery, Oakland; Berkeley Art Museum; and the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles. Caroline currently lives and works in Oakland, CA. See more of her work at