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Trude Guermonprez: Breaking Boundaries with Design
Trude Guermonprez (1910-1979) was a highly regarded textile designer born in Germany. Guermonperz immigrated to America and began teaching weaving at the Black Mountain College in North Carolina until the weaving program there ended. Trude Guermonperz then went on to teach at the California School of Fine Arts (now the San Francisco Art Institute), and...
Image of Sarah Vezina, who is pointing at a textile on a table. She has a red flower print dress, dark curly hair to her shoulders, and dark glasses
Design Talk | Trude Guermonprez and Lanette Scheeline: Breaking Boundaries with Design
In mid-twentieth century San Francisco, two women explored new directions in weaving and the design of fabrics and wallcoverings. Join us to discover the works of émigré Trude Guermonprez (1910-1976), an inventive and inspiring weaver, textile designer, and teacher, and her contemporary Lanette Scheeline (1910-2001), a Bay Area native who operated a successful textile and...