Claire Zeisler was born on April 18th. She was a fiber artist who abandoned the loom for knotting and braiding techniques. She sought to explore fiber arts in innovative ways. Seeking methods to sculpt with it independent of armatures and mechanical processes. 

Claire Zeisler

 “I thought...that an artist had to change techniques, change ideas, keep current with what’s going on, and that’s very superficial.” 

~Claire Zeisler