Marcia L. Weiss

Marcia L. Weiss is an internationally exhibited artist, associate professor, director of the Fashion & Textiles Futures Center and the Harold Neuman Textile Design Chair at Jefferson (Philadelphia University +Thomas Jefferson University). A specialist in woven design, Marcia teaches advanced studio courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as invited workshops and webinars. She brings to teaching more than 30 years of design industry experience, including 19 years with Burlington Industries.

As an artist, Marcia’s fiber-based work has been in solo and juried shows and invitationals. Her current body of work involves double cloth ikats, inspired by artisanal textiles of Central Asia and West Africa, and a rich heritage of Pennsylvania German quilting. Marcia holds a BS in Textile Design from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science and an MFA in Fibers from the Savannah College of Art & Design.

'Pushing the limits' artworks title : Pendulum
Double cloth woven warp ikat; linen/silk/ramie/fique/hemp/wool
16 Harness Macomber Floor Loom