Jurors - 2014

John Garrett

John Garrett

John Garrett

John Garrett has been working with the application of textile technologies and imagery to various materials for the past thirty-five years. Currently a full time studio artist in Las Cruces, New Mexico, he taught for many years at colleges and universities in California, including Scripps College and UCLA. He now teaches workshops nationwide on creativity and the use of textile methods to create sculpture. The National Endowment for the Arts awarded Mr. Garrett fellowships in 1983 and 1995. In 2010, he was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council College of Fellows in recognition of his outstanding artistic achievement and leadership in the field. John has exhibited throughout the United States for over thirty years in hundreds of exhibitions, as well as in Europe, Africa and Asia. His work has been widely acquired by museums and collectors.