The Textile Society of America, Inc. provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination of information about textiles worldwide, from artistic, cultural, economic, historic, political, social, and technical perspectives.
Established in 1987, TSA is governed by a Board of Directors from museums and universities in North America. Its 700 members worldwide include museum curators, teachers, historians, artists, students, dealers, and collectors.
TSA organizes biennial symposia. The juried papers presented at each symposium are published in Proceedings. It also distributes a Newsletter, membership directory, and textile bibliography. These Publications are included in TSA membership.
Board of Directors
Vice Presidentlisa_kriner@berea.eduProfessor of Art
Secretaryleslirobertson@yahoo.comPrincipal Lecturer, Fibers
Past Presidentrshaughnessy@textilemuseum.caTextile Museum of Canada
Director of Internal Relationscatharine@ellistextiles.com
Director of External Relationswendyrweiss@gmail.comProfessor Emerita / Artist
International Advisor to the BoardCardon.email@example.comResearch Scholar, CNRS, France
Director at Largerickettr@indiana.eduAssociate Professor
Director at Largeruth.firstname.lastname@example.org
Director at Largelwhitley@mfa.orgCurator, Dept. of Textile & Fashion Arts
Director at Largeltalbot@email.gwu.eduCurator
Director at Largeleaton@winterthur.orgDirector of Collections and Senior Curator
Director at Largemundocomun@lightlink.comIndependent Scholar
Director at Largescpeinado@gmail.comDirector, Artist Development and Social Impact
Social Media Coordinatorlilailana@gmail.com
Proceedings Editorlynntinley@comcast.netIndependent Scholar and History Professor
Marketing Coordinatorsewaskowitz@uwalumni.comInterdisciplinary Textiles Specialist
Caroline Hayes Charuk
Membership Associatecaroline@textilesociety.orgVisual Artist