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

February Program: 7pm 2-16-19

Arianne’s talk focused on indigenous weaving practices as well as innovations and revivals in textile production in Oaxaca. She drew from her own personal experience working and collaborating with weavers in rural communities in Southern Mexico since 2008; to highlight some of the most important issues regarding the value of handwoven textiles in the […]

First Friday-Calligraphy Show

5-8pm in the PTArts Gallery.

The Calligraphy Study Group has been meeting once a week at the Pacific Textile Arts classroom for five years. Meetings are Thursdays 1:30-4:30 in the PTArts classroom. We have benefited greatly from our our time together, both as artists and friends. This exhibit represents a diverse range […]

2019 Brings new class opportunities

SCHEDULED: ——————- January 19th – Beginning Kumihimo with Jackie Wollenberg NOW FULL – If you want to be put on a Wait List – call the PTArts office and leave a message 707-409-6811

OF SPECIAL INTEREST — AT MAC (Mendocino Art Center) APRIL 11-15 Natural Dyes of Old – the primary palette



December bring to the Gallery …

PTArts MEMBER HOLIDAY SALE Wednesdays, 10:30-12, Thursdays 1:30-3:30, or Saturdays, 11-1:00 Through December 15th 11:30 Saturday December 15, 2018 PTArts MEMBERSHIP HOLIDAY POTLUCK SOCIAL 707-409-6811

Weave A Real Peace TOUR

Maren and Josh (the people who had all the things from Laos and Vietnam for sale at PTArts a couple of years ago) are finally offering a tour. Max. 8 people. 20 days in February and again in October, 2019. Culturally immersive, includes home stays and hands on workshops. […]

PTArts Program on Saturday 10-27

October 27th Adriane Nicolaisen will both speak and then host a group at her home a couple blocks away. Social and sharing starts at 10am … Program at 11. Come and enjoy. She will speak on “The AVL Dobby Loom – How It Changed My Weaving”. Field trip follows talk.

ALSO … Beginning Kumihimo Class […]

OCTOBER Fiber Faire ! Items for sale in PTArts GALLERY

The first weekend in October brings again the best of Fiber Faire during 1st Friday and all day Saturday … Textiles, Textile related items and Jackie’s annual rummage sale … Come One, Come All.

Continuing throughout the month, fiber faire items for sale in PTArts Gallery.

Put this on your calendar

Fiber Fair and Textile Bazaar!!! Gallery preview, Friday, October 5, 5 – 8:00 PM Saturday, October 6, 10:00AM – 4:00PM Gallery sales through October 27


Pacific Textile Arts’ Annual Fundraiser and Textile Celebration!

Artists’ booths selling new and used textile treasures, yarns, books, equipment and textile rummage, along with “Jackie’s […]

First Friday 9-7-18 – new show!

Judy Castleton’s Art Quilts !!! 5-8pm Friday September 7th


Ongoing in Willits for the month of September QUILTS!


Travel Opportunity

PTArts heard from Sue Richardson that in May of this year she led her fifth textile tour around the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia on board the Ombak Putih. It was a great success, with several new places added to their itinerary – including a village where they make natural dyes from sea sponges and […]