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
Collections Curator: 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:
Makiko Tada, Jackie Wollenberg, Adriane Nicolaisen, Mickie McCormic, Alissa Allen, Lisa Grey, Jo Britton

Fiscal Year 2019-2020:
Nancy Kennedy, Sue Luna, Deborah Corsini, Janice Sullivan, Jackie Wollenberg, Ann Brezina

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

Rescheduled due to power outage ….Nov 4/5 M/T: Crocheting the Coast

Introductory lesson in crocheting flora and fauna with Trisha LavoieNovember 4/5th Introductory talk Monday, Nov 4th, 7pm at PTA classroomAll welcome at no charge. Donations gratefully accepted.

Talk: Artist Trisha Lavoie will discuss her fiber art practice of recreating natural objects using crochet. In particular this talk will focus on her work recreating local […]


Due to the likelihood of PGE power shutoff in Fort Bragg tomorrow … “popcorn and a movie” has been cancelled by Elaine Todd.

Travels to Guatemala opportunity …

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Oct Fiber Fair a success !

Thanks to all who worked the faire as well as those who came to find treasures.

Quilt Square Installed

First Friday: Sept 6, 2019

Come visit the Gallery 5-8pmDeborah Corsini Wedge Weaves, plus local weavers work.

Interested in the guanaco?

Argentina’s Textile Crusader or perhaps one about sheep? The Hidden Powers of a Sheep.

Jean Near: 12/31/1914 – 7/14/2019

Jean was born in Ukiah and spent most of her life in Mendocino County. After graduating from Potter Valley High School she attended UC Berkeley where she earned a degree in English.Jean married John Ham, a Covelo native. She has two sons, John Thomas Ham, Jr. and William Charles Ham. She started her teaching […]

Check out the photos from 2019 Mushroom Dye Workshop

Click this LINK to see all the photos !

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.