PTA Board 2016

Mission Statement

Pacific Textile Arts is a 501(C)(3) educational non-profit existing to support, share, and celebrate the fiber arts.

Located at 450 Alger St. Fort Bragg, CA 95437 - the east end of Laurel St., turn left, first house. phone: 707-409-6811

Houses classrooms, a library, gallery, demonstration studios, and sales room.

Donations Accepted


Wednesdays 10:30-NOON Thursdays 1:30-3:30 Saturdays 11:00-1:00

For additional hours call the PTArts phone number - outgoing message has information on contacting board members: Jackie, Nancy or Lolli

Current Board Members

President: Elaine Todd
Vice President: Jackie Wollenberg
Secretary: Karen Inwood
Treasurer: Nancy Denison
Ann Brezina
Mickie McCormic
Jennie Henderson
Lolli Jacobsen
Nancy Trissel
Jackie Wollenberg
At Large: Pavlos Mayakis


Education Director: Lolli Jacobsen
Registrar: Nancy Denison
Librarian: Roberta Brockschmidt
Programs Director: Lolli Jacobsen
Facilities Development: Jackie Wollenberg
Publicity: Mickie McCormic, Laine Escola
WebMaster:  NormaLee Andres
Facebook: Karen Inwood; Jennie Henderson


Fiscal Year 2018-2019:
Mikado Tada, Jackie Wollenberg, Adriane Nicolaisen, Mickie McCormic, Alissa Allen, Lisa Grey, Jo Britton

Fiscal Year 2019-2020:
Nancy Kennedy, Sue Luna, Deborah Corsini

Other PTArts Volunteeers

Programs/Gallery: Eleanor Adams
Gallery: Adriane Nicolaisen
Gardens: Laine Escola, Diana Corbin
Historian: Nancy Denison
Asst to Historian: Laine Escola
Spinning Group Leader: Ann Brezina
Constant Contact Admin: Karen Inwood
Scrapbook: Diana Corbin

Sept 24th: Program with Carolyn Carleton Browe

Elk studio tour around 2:30 PM Carolyn has shown her handwoven and felt pieced rug work locally and nationally. She has worked from her production studio, Carleton Designs, for the past 36 years. She is currently exploring floor-covering ideas in merino wool felt.For Carolyn, “Rugs are a canvas inviting exploration of design within the […]

SATURDAY May 28th !special day!

May 28th 11am: Program Series meeting will be a potluck lunch to celebrate the 20th year of our presence at this address! All are welcome. Gallery will have the History Wall available to view. Also …. following the potluck at 1:30pm there will be the first meeting of The Oriental Rug Study Group. A […]

Program on Natural Dying with Anni Redding

Saturday 4-23-16 PTArts Program will be “Vibrant Rainbows and Earthly Mellows“. Social Circle and Show&Tell starts at 10am and program follows at 11. Workshop will begin in the afternoon.

PTArts Program 2/27


will be the subject of the Program Series meeting on Sat., Feb. 27. Meet to Share 10:00 Program 11:00

Oriental rug expert, Rick Sapinski, invites you to bring an easy-to-carry rug for show & tell, along with items he will bring to discuss construction and appreciation of this marvelous artistic medium. […]

PTArts Guild Holiday Party Dec19th

The PTArts Guild holds their Holiday PotLuck and members sale from 11am to 2pm in conjunction with the Gallery Holiday Sale. 3rd Saturday spinners are welcome to bring their wheels and work on their projects. Look forward to seeing you there !


Guild meeting & Economic Op …

Join PTArts Guild meeting: November 21, 2015 …………… circle of sharing 10:00am / program 11am Free for guild and class members; Others welcome for a donation.

NOTE: John Kuhry, of the EDFC (Economic Development & Financial Corp.), will speak at 10:30 about investing in Matt Gilbert’s proposed wool mill in Ukiah. This is an opportunity […]

PTArts Guild Program Oct 24th

CALLIGRAPHY, with presenter, Judy Detrick 10:00 Meet & Greet 11:00 Program Judy taught calligraphy & Graphic Art at College of the Redwoods for 30 years. Following her Guild presentation, Judy will be giving a Calligraphy Workshop. Sat. Oct. 24, 1:30-4:30 & Sun. 10:30-4:30 Click here for workshop information TO NOTE: THE CALLIGRAPHY STUDY GROUP […]

September = a new Guild year …

September 26th to gather at Pacific Textile Arts for a new Guild year. The program is A Look at EMBROIDERED SAMPLERS … from ancient Egypt from school girls, with words to live by

Hobbyist Laura Welter has completed several samplers and recently looked into their history. Come to the guild meeting to hear […]

May 24th was last day to see some fabulous textiles from …

Above The Fray Textiles Show and Sale 11am – 3pm


ABOVE THE FRAY TRADITIONAL HILLTRIBE ART represent the finest traditional artists who live in hilltribe Laos and Vietnam.

From their website: “Our hand-woven silks, cotton and hemp textiles, basketry, jewelry and other arts are as meaningful in these artists’ lives today as they have […]

May 2 Guild Program: Tapestry

The April Guild Meeting is being held after the grand opening of the Tapestry Studio at the Pacific Textile Arts campus


GUILD PROGRAM with YAEL & JEAN PIERRE, 10:00 meet to share 11:00 program Free to PTArts Guild members, open to others for a donation. ~~~~~~~~~~~ MAY 2 – 5, “Exploring the […]