Martha Matthews


Fiber artist, Martha Matthews passed away on June 16, 2015.  She had been an exhibiting member since 1988. Martha graduated from Mary Baldwin College with a degree in Art History and Painting, attended the Art Students League in New York City and was a fiber artist weaving tapestries and drawing with the sewing machine for 40 years. Her work has been exhibited in the US, Canada and Kenya and has been published in a number of magazines, periodicals and books on fiber. Martha’s work is included in many private and corporate collections such as IBM Corporation, Steelcase Inc., Hospital Corporation of America, Wachovia Bank and Trust Co., The Mint Museum and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Martha was an Elder and active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed supporting the arts, sailing and gardening.