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Sloves, Felicitas

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Sloves, Felicitas

Felicitas Sloves is a Dutch born weaver and award-winning artist who has been weaving for nearly 30 years. Her work has been exhibited in shows and galleries throughout the East Coast and the South. Her handwoven fashion accessories have been featured in national publications including Handwoven and The Crafts Report, and on local television.

Felicitas is the 2006 recipient of the Handweavers Guild of America/Interweave Press Teach-It-Forward Grant awarded annually to an individual with an innovative weaving program.

She teaches weaving through Creative Aging Mid-South a non-profit Memphis based agency offering art workshops and entertainment to the elderly. Felicitas is also the director/founder of the MemphisWeavers Art Studio a non profit program providing weaving opportunities to developmentally disabled adults.

Felicitas holds degrees from Smith College and Tufts University. She studied American Folk Culture at the Cooperstown Graduate Program of Museum Studies. Memphis has been her home since 2000.

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