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
Sue Arnold
Ann Brezina
Mickie McCormic
Jennie Henderson
Lolli Jacobsen
Nancy Trissel
At Large: Pavlos Mayakis


Education Director: Lolli Jacobsen
Registrar: Nancy Denison
Librarian: Roberta Brockschmidt
Programs Director: Lolli Jacobsen
Office Mgr/Bookkeeper: Nancy Denison
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
Spinning Group Leader: Ann Brezina
Constant Contact Admin: Karen Inwood
Scrapbook: Diana Corbin

First Friday – August 2, 2019

5-8pm Opening Reception: MAGIC STRANDS – Sue Luna items in Elaine Todd’s collection.

Exquisitely woven scarves, throws, shawls and more in lustrous chenille, ultra-soft alpaca and quality cotton fibers from the Magic Strands studio of Sue Luna.

Sue will not be available for gallery opening or class due to medical issues.


Recently added to LINKS page

The Ancient Mangel of Santarcangelo di Romagna: In a tiny town near Italy’s Northeastern coast, the unique art of handmade, rust-printed textiles is still alive thanks to a piece of living history: a massive stone-and-wood mangle designed, in part, by Leonardo da Vinci.

7/5/19 First Friday 5-8pm PTArts Gallery

… Art Underfoot – Rugs by Nancy Kennedy.

Regular Gallery Hours: Wed 10:30-12 ; Thurs 1:30-3:30 ; Sat 11-1

Nancy will be teaching a four-day workshop on rug weaving July 27-30 (Sat-Tues). There will be an emphasis on hems and cardwoven edges. July 27-30 Class Info Link.


Check out our FACEBOOK page.


Lolli is beginning to digitize the amazing textiles that exist in the PTArts collections. Click on links to view PDFs.

Japan: Kimonos

PTArts PROGRAM 5/25/19

Come at 10 for social and sharing.  Ann Brezina will share her insights regarding spinning wheels and spinning lovely yarns.


Graduating Krenov School students proudly present their fine woodworking at Partners Gallery May 18th to May 27th. OPENING RECEPTION: MAY 18TH 5-8PM With one semester of excellent instruction under their belt, this year’s students have set out to push boundaries and explore exciting designs in their second semester projects. From curved and veneered works […]

Friday MAY 10th – 7pm

Lisa Grey, artist, teacher, innovator Lisa Grey has been a full time studio artist for close to 40 years. She has led workshops in multiple dyeing, printmaking, and creative sewing techniques in the US and abroad. Her teaching approach focuses on combining technical proficiency with creative spontaneity and includes a hefty dose of play.Click […]

Mickie’s Class on Doll Making – success!

FIRST FRIDAY 5/3/19 – “SPUN OUT” spinning exhibit and sale … plus 1hr talk on Mushroom Dyeing 5:30pm

Friday 5pm-8pm Come enjoy the exhibit and a few munchies.Also Mushroom Dyeing with Alissa Allen, 1 hour lecture, 5:30 PM