Visiting Instructor | Mediums: Mixed Media
Nadine Spier is an award-winning fiber artist and instructor. Her elaborately woven vessels and sculptures are displayed internationally in solo, invitational and juried shows. Using nature as inspiration, Nadine lovingly transforms fallen plant materials into beautiful and unique shapes. She considers basketweaving to be an important ancient art that nourishes the spirit and provides an intimate connection with nature. Nadine is committed to preserving this endangered art form and breaking new ground in contemporary basketry. She has an impressive record of exhibitions, commissions, and awards including the Handweavers’ Guild of America Award of Excellence, many First Places, Best of Show and Juror’s Choice. She lectures and teaches basketry throughout the U.S. and Canada. Her work has been published in over 20 periodicals and books. In 2002 Nadine was featured on the Discovery Channel. Nadine has also produced 3 basketry instructional DVD’s.