Bhakti Ziek is known internationally for work that has ranged from backstrap weaving to digital jacquard weaving. Her extensive exhibition record includes work in the permanent collection of Princeton University (Princeton, NJ) and the Museum of Arts and Design (New York City, NY).
She has lectured and taught workshops throughout the United States and abroad. Her writings on contemporary fiber have been published in many journals, including American Craft, Surface Design Journal, and Fiberarts. She is the co-author, with Alice Schlein, of The Woven Pixel: Designing for Jacquard and Dobby Looms Using Photoshop; and she also co-wrote Weaving on a Backstrap Loom with her mother, Nona Ziek.
A former college professor, she now offers private workshops in her Vermont studio.
Ziek has a M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Art, a B.F.A. from the University of Kansas, and a B.A. from SUNY at Stony Brook.
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