Alanna Wilcox is an accomplished fiber artist, designer, author and presenter with over 10 years history of spinning, dyeing, knitting, and teaching. She has earned the OHS Spinning Certificate with honors and is currently pursuing an in-depth study to earn the title Master Spinner. With a background in fine art and art education, she is able to make new fiber art techniques accessible to her students while helping them build confidence in using their newly acquired skills. She is currently on the faculty of Nazareth College in addition to having taught at an OHS Seminar and conference, the NYS Sheep and Wool Festival, the Finger Lakes Fiber Festival, & private group workshops. Alanna was introduced to fiber crafts at a young age by her grandmother when her love of playing with thread began. She finds inspiration in colors, textures, and soft squishy things.