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Textile Center Leadership Circle

Leadership Circle membership allows me to be part of an inner circle of makers, appreciators, movers and shakers in the textile and fiber art world. We meet amazing artists who let us in on their creative process and techniques, and we find a thread that connects us through the experiences and passions we share in common.”

Sherri West, Leadership Circle Member for 9 years

The Leadership Circle celebrates Textile Center annual fund donors who support our mission of honoring textile traditions and promoting excellence and innovation in fiber art by making contributions of $500 and above. Because members of the Leadership Circle are invaluable advocates and connectors for Textile Center, we are pleased to recognize their commitment through special events and activities with nationally and internationally renowned artists, as well as opportunities centered on fiber art. Each level of the Leadership Circle includes a complimentary membership, plus:

Silk Thread (Supporter) – $500: special recognition as Leadership Circle Member, and unique, behind-the-scenes fiber experiences (up to 3)

Cashmere (Benefactor) – $1,000: a private studio tour with a fiber artist and a commissioned, limited edition work of fiber art

Spun Gold (Patron) – $2,500: an intimate event with an exhibiting fiber artist


Spun Gold


Marilee DesLauriers & Jack Militello
Nancy Fulton
Lynn Glesne
Tina & Ken Hughes
Margaret Anderson & David Kelliher
Rosemary Kessler

Russell King
Paula Schad & Bruce Lilly
Deborah A. & Ray Lipkin
Cyndi Kaye Meier & David Meier
Paula & Larry Pfaff
Ella Ramsey
Mariana & Craig Shulstad



Alice Adams, PhD
Carla & Bruce Adams
Brenda Andrewson & Russell Welch
Marty Allen
Sharon Bigot
John A. & Sonia Cairns
Alfredo Chiclana
Maggie & Chad L. Dayton
Melaura & Dan Duncan
Richard Gilyard & Sharon Emery
Kandace Heck
Peggy Hunter & Douglas Wallace
Mary B. & Keith Johnson
Patty Kuebker Johnson
Kathryn Anne Mack

Carol & Dennis Mashuga
Linda McShannock
Sandy Morris
Sharon Mulhollam
Suzanne & Don O’Brien
Maggie O’Connor
Donna Peterson
Lance & Megan Radziej
Mary Ann Schmidt
Lori Sebastian
Nan Sorensen
Ruth & Dennis Stephens
Mary Temple
Wendy & Rodney West

Silk Thread


Nancy Albrecht
Susan Anderson
Beki Biesterfelt
Lisa Brenner
Mary Ellen Calderwood
Bernadette Christiansen
Beverly Conerton
Jane & John E. Connett
Charlotte Cronin
Mary Cyr Allton
Lynda Davis
Marilyn Dean
Steve Euller & Nancy Roehr
Julia M. & E. Peter Gillette Jr
Michele Grindal
Carolyn Halliday & C. R. Schult

Audrey & Chris Henningson
Jeanne Hilpisch & Brian Lutterman
Sally & David Hyslop
Gretchen Jansen
Carol Oversvee Johnson
Kathleen Jordan & Jim Bowers
Diana & Chuck Lawrence
Renay Leone
Susan Mansfield
Mary & Larry McIntyre
Janet Meany
Laura Miller
Margaret Miller & Jenise Rowekamp
Sally Mortenson & Al Zdrazil
Thyra Nelson
Cindy Owen

Anupama Pasricha
BarbAnn Pappas
Eve Parker
Cathy Porter
Ann Poulson
Erica Spitzer Rasmussen & Kraig Rasmussen
Rachel Rushing & Dwight Warkentin
Deanna Sanderson
Helen & Terence Stoerzinger
Lori Talberg
Jayne Usery
Karen Weiberg
Nancy Werner-Azarski & James Azarski
Sherri West & John MacDonald
Wendy & Russel Wustenberg
JoAnne Zachow