Laurie Carlson Steger
Laurie Carlson Steger is a fiber-artist. Her weavings are inspired by atmospheric phenomenon like ethereal cloud banks. Laurie began weaving at camp in the 1960’s, then, studied at the Worcester Center for Crafts in the 1970’s. She earned a BFA and MFA at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She explored weaving with fiber optic materials and was an engineering consultant in the field of smart textile applications in the 1990’s -2000’s. Her recent work was shown with the exhibitions, Interpreting Change: Weavers’ Guild of Boston 1922-2022, HGA Convergence, Vistas Along the Appalachian Trail and upcoming, Transformation- A Juried Exhibit sponsored by the Chattahouchee Handweavers Guild. Her work has been seen in FiberArt Magazine, Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot, Fiberart International, Fiber Art Now: Excellence in Fibers, and her millinery work at London Hat Week. She taught Textile Science at Boston area colleges, curated exhibitions, and led workshops/lectures at weaving guilds and textile organizations. Laurie is the current Associate Dean of the Weavers’ Guild of Boston.