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

Balkan Textile Program 11-17-18

“Sophisticated knit wear, handwoven scarves, shawls, and rugs from Albania and Serbia for sale at reasonable prices.” Beautiful Collection of Serbian handwoven items for sale—perfect for holiday gifts. Items from the IZVORJE Association for Hand Weaving Belgrade, Serbia.

Open during regular hours (Weds 10:30-12, Thurs 1:30-3:30, Sat 11-1) and by appointment. Call Kendall at […]

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!


Friday June 1st — LOTS GOIN’ ON

MORE DATA in older post – scroll down

5pm-8pm First Friday Gallery Opening with works from Mendocino College Fiber Arts students


7pm Hear from Jody Alexander (who is teaching at the Mendocino Art Center) on The Boro Aesthetic Boro is a word used to describe Japanese textiles that have been pieced, patched, repaired and […]

First Friday: Larry Thomas’s Drawing Class Works

APRIL 6, 2018

Come on down and enjoy the new show. 5pm

June 2nd 2017 FIRST FRIDAY gallery show 5pm-8pm

Come see the work that’s being done at Mendocino College. Curated by the instructor, Adriane Nicolaisen.

First Friday … April 1st !

Come by and see the new gallery show – Art Quilts From The Collection Of Sue Arnold. 5 – 8 pm


Come by for the usual treats and liquids and perhaps a few surprises NEW YEARS DAY 5pm and view the new gallery show of book bindings.

Also just added for Jan 16-17 — INTRO to HAND SPINNING with Kathryn Rossum.

TEXTILE HISTORY Class starts Saturday January 9th ! 1st class free !!!! 1:30pm Hope to […]

All month – Holiday Sale in Gallery

December Holiday Show/Sale !

Lots to see … but always there are Lolli’s dishtowels. Her cousin did a nice weblog post which you can find here (a good look behind the scenes on how they are made)

Time to sign up for a class or two …

Lolli Jacobsen will begin her fascinating textile history survey, exploring techniques, fibers and geographical areas on Saturday January 9th, with a free introductory class. The class will continue through April 9, every Saturday from 1:30-4:30. Tuition for the series is $300; individual sessions, $40.

Bookbinding class will be taught by Judy Detrick, January 18-22, […]

Gallery Show – Calligraphy

This exhibition is a selection of practice sheets and finished calligraphic works by the participants in the weekly

Calligraphy Study Group led by Judy Detrick

The Calligraphy Study Group meets each Thursday afternoon at Pacific Textile Arts and welcomes individuals interested in this art form. Please […]