Current and past residents

Since it first opened in 2013, the Textile Center Residency has hosted textile artists and scholars from all around the world. Their work has featured at Art Brussels (Hannah Epstein), Lake Como Design Fair (Signe Emdal), Textile Arts Center in New York (Ýr Jóhannsdóttir), Fashion Pop Montreal (WhiteFeather Hunter), Penland Gallery (Amy Tavern), and San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design (Christy Madson). 

Artists in residence are tailors and dressmakers, fashion designers, textile developers, teachers, exhibiting artists, costume designers, knitters, and historic weavers. Since 2017, former artists in residence and the work created at the Textile Center residency are represented in our Art Residency Catalogue.

Our February 2023 artists in residence are: 

Barbara Dinnage, UK
Erna van Sambeek, Netherlands 
Hannah Pacan, Canada
Tuija Hansen, Canada