Edwina Bringle

Edwina Bringle (b. 1939, Memphis, TN) is a fiber artist, who lives and works in Penland, North Carolina. As a fiber artist she is known for her use of color and design in her woven textiles and free motion embroidered pieces.

She also runs a gallery in Penland with her twin sister, where she sells her work. She taught at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte as a Professor of Art for many years. She has been a Penland School of Crafts Resident Artist and frequently teaches at the school. Her work is in the collection of the North Carolina Museum of History and the Greenville Museum of Art.

Edwina Bringle with one of her woven throws in 2006.

The weaving studio at Penland School of Crafts.

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