Felicitas Sloves, Handweaver
Felicitas Sloves is a Dutch born weaver and award winning artist who has been weaving since 1980. 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, 500 Judaica, 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. Felicitas has received additional awards and recognition for her handweaving and most notably has been recognized for liturgical pieces for both Christian and Jewish worship. She teaches weaving through Creative Aging Mid-South, a non-profit Memphis based agency offering art workshops and entertainment to the elderly. Her weaving classes are also offered through The Center for Excellence at the Hutchison School in Memphis and at the Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, AR. Felicitas also shows and sells her work at regional art venues, most notably WinterArts and Art2Wear.
The handwoven works of the artist are currently in the following collections.
Temple Israel, Memphis, TN
Goddard Chapel, Tufts University, Medford, MA
St. John’s United Methodist Church, Memphis, TN
The clergy of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Memphis, TN
The clergy of The Church Health Center, Memphis, TN
The clergy of Grace St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Memphis, TN
The clergy of Calvary Episcopal Church, Memphis, TN
The clergy of Temple Israel, Memphis, TN