Sally Van Nuys' Profile
Folk and Fiber offers mixed media art, original hooked rugs, and patterns and tutorials for rug hooking and punch needle embroidery.
I am Ohio fiber artist, Sally Van Nuys, and I love keeping the past alive in my life. As a teenager, I began collecting antiques and soon found a fondness for primitive antiques, fashioned by the hands of unknown makers to fulfill a need in their lives. Old paint and painted decoration captured my attention, and in the early 1980s I began painting in the style of folk artists of the past. I taught decorative painting, stenciling, and theorem painting throughout the 1980s in my Ohio art studio & shop.
As an antiques dealer, I had always admired antique hooked rugs. In the autumn of 2000, I began rug hooking in the primitive style using wool strips. I became so smitten with this fiber art, that my business and artistic efforts took a dramatic…
- Born on February 21
- Joined February 7, 2008