Skip to content

The movers and shakers interact
with the buyers and makers
of the contemporary fiber art world
through our organization

Collectors, curators, critics, dealers and artists all support our mission with membership.

Friends of Fiber Art International is a federally-recognized not-for-profit organization.

Founded in 1991 with members in 45 of the United States and 18 other countries.



Lloyd E. Herman, Director 1971-86, Renwick Gallery, Independent Curator/Consultant, Seattle, Washington, USA
Eulalia Morral i Romeu, Director, Museu Textil, Terrassa/Barcelona, Spain,
Marcin Oko, Director, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland,
Eric Rochat, President, Foundation Toms Pauli, Lausanne, Switzerland,
Paul J. Smith, Director Emeritus, American Craft Museum, New York, New York, USA
Norbert Zawisza, Director Emeritus, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland,


Fern Grauer, Deerfield, Illinois, Co-Chair and Membership
Melissa Leventon, San Francisco, California
Judith Siegel, Highland Park, Illinois, Co-Chair and Treasurer
John M. Walsh, III, Elmira, New York
Lauren Whitley, Boston, Massachusetts
Alice Zrebiec, Santa Fe, New Mexico


Camille J. Cook, Western Springs, Illinois, Founder and President Emerita
Jane Adlin, New York, New York
Lillian R. Berkowitz, Beverly Hills, California
Alexander W. Cook, Western Springs, Illinois
Sharon R. Hoogendoorn, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Donna Moog, St. Louis, Missouri
Robert L. Pfannebecker, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Dorothy Saxe, Menlo Park, California
Margaret Q. Simons, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Rebecca A.T. Stevens, Washington, DC
Darcy L. Walker, Burke, Virginia


Karen Ziemba, Westchester, Illinois