Barbara J. Walker Résumé


2020: Student, “Basket Assemblage” master class in mixed media taught by John Garrett

1999: Selected by jury for membership in Northwest Designer Craftsmen (renamed Northwest Designer Craftartists in 2022)

1995: Selected for membership in Cross Country Weavers

1990: Awarded Handweavers Guild of America’s Master Certificate of Excellence in Handweaving (four year program, including a thesis on weaving with two warps)

1984: MA Business Management, Central Michigan University

1980: Adult education teaching certification (done remotely), Temple University

1976: BS Outdoor Recreation, Colorado State University

Fiber Arts Teacher and Juror

1998-2023: Workshop, seminar teacher, and juror for fiber arts conferences in the United States, Japan, England, and Canada

1997-2022: Workshop and seminar teacher for fiber arts guilds throughout the United States and England

2019: Exhibition juror, Michigan League of Handweavers conference

2018: Spring teaching tour of England

2014: Fall teaching tour of England

2013: Workshop teacher, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, OR

2012: Summer teaching tour of England

2010: Guest speaker for Weaving with Others Group, Whangarei, New Zealand

2010, 2006, 2002, 1994: Examiner (juror) for Handweavers Guild of America’s Certificate of Excellence in Handweaving

2008: Spring teaching tour of England

2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002: Faculty, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2004: Spring teaching tour of England

2003: Textile juror, Salem Art Fair and Festival, Salem, OR

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