Jane Dunnewold

Artist, Teacher
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Jane Dunnewold

Jane Dunnewold

Jane Dunnewold is a professional artist, teacher, and author of Art Cloth: A Guide to Surface Design on Fabric (Interweave 2010) and several other self-published books. She teaches and lectures internationally, and maintains Jane Dunnewold Studios in San Antonio, Texas.

Jane is a past President of the international Surface Design Association. Her passions include the psychology of artistry and meaning. She is especially interested in writing and making as integral aspects of the creative process.








Jane Dunnewold creative strength training bookCreative Strength Training: Prompts, Exercises and Personal Stories for Encouraging Artistic Genius

Creative Strength Training 
was written to help artists find deeper joy in creating. These strategies apply to anyone seeking a more creative and boldly authentic life. Jane lectures and leads workshops that honor and encourage our human desire to create. She has a degree in psychology and religious studies from Baldwin-Wallace University, and twenty-five years of hands-on training in surface design processes.

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Other books and dvds are also available, mostly dedicated to the exploration of complex cloth and surface design techniques.


Jane has supplies and tools available on her website, including soypaste and crayons, thermofax screens and services. Explore the site for more information. She teaches workshops regularly and is available as a mentor through her online study program.



Jane Dunnewold’s approach to the creative process is as refreshing as it is realistic – building stamina means making your art a priority. This method feels at once personal and prolific – a must-have for anyone looking to push their boundaries and further their practice.

 – Joe Pitcher, founder textileartist.org