JUDY OTT

ASHEVILLE, NC

FIBER

JUDY OTT

Started at a colorist at a large textile company in NYC.. Went on to become a stylist, a merchandise manager and then a move to Charlotte NC to head one of the design departments as VP. 20 years ago I started weaving and created a woven trim business for decorators. We have been showing our line of trims in Atlanta at the Design Center. Having moved to Asheville, I sold that business and started weaving scarves and shawls then felted scarves and now all of the above plus dyed scarves. I have been in a gallery in downtown Asheville, then several studios in the River Arts District. Now in the guild, my work can be seen at the Biltmore Village Shop and Folk Art Center.

While working as a designer in industry, I became enamored with printing on textured surfaces. When I started my own business I was still in love with how yarns of different types, such as silk and wool, can create texture in the finishing process. Wool shrinks, but silk does not. I created woven scarves using that technique. Then I learned how to wet felt, combining silk and wool again, I can create a different type of shrinkage which you can see on my website. Recently, I learned how to dye silk and now I create texture on the surface by using different dyeing techniques.

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Art of Detailing

The Southern Highland Craft Guild opens Art of Detailing in the Focus Gallery of the Folk Art Center Location: Folk Art Center | Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, East Asheville,…

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FOLK ART CENTER

MP 382 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Asheville, NC

828-298-7928

OPEN DAILY, 10AM-5PM

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BILTMORE VILLAGE

26 LODGE STREET, Asheville, NC

828-277-6222

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TUNNEL ROAD

930 Tunnel Road

Asheville, NC

 

828-298-7903

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MOSES CONE MANOR

MP 294 BLUE RIDGE PKWY,

BLOWING ROCK, NC

 

828-295-7938

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