Erika Sacks' Profile

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Art has been my beloved form of expression for nearly the entirety of my life. I personly have found peace, healing, serenity, and balance in pursuing art. While I have dabbled in various media, I found my true artistic love in the year 2000: weaving. At the age of fifteen, I had the opportunity to begin work as an apprentice at a renowned weaver's textile studio. During this time, I was able to familiarize myself with the different textures, colors, characteristics and personalities of the yarns that can be used when weaving on a loom. It was here as well that I first learned how to weave which began a whole new journey that I joyfully continue on to this day.

After four years of working and hands-on learning, I purchased my own weaving equipment and began to expand my artistic practice. I continue to use my loom, and every piece we produce, as an ultimate form of…

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  • Born on July 28
  • Joined August 14, 2011

About

Art has been my beloved form of expression for nearly the entirety of my life. I personly have found peace, healing, serenity, and balance in pursuing art. While I have dabbled in various media, I found my true artistic love in the year 2000: weaving. At the age of fifteen, I had the opportunity to begin work as an apprentice at a renowned weaver's textile studio. During this time, I was able to familiarize myself with the different textures, colors, characteristics and personalities of the yarns that can be used when weaving on a loom. It was here as well that I first learned how to weave which began a whole new journey that I joyfully continue on to this day.

After four years of working and hands-on learning, I purchased my own weaving equipment and began to expand my artistic practice. I continue to use my loom, and every piece we produce, as an ultimate form of beautiful expression. Each woven piece is an one of a kind, and is the result of the outpouring passion and respect that I harbor for this timeless artform.

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