Artist Resume
Nancy Crampton
(269) 344-6799

Professional Affiliations:
  • American Tapestry Alliance
  • Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo
  • Fiber Arts Network of Michigan
  • Michigan League of Handweavers.
  • Society of North American Goldsmiths
  • The Enamelist Society
  • Weavers Guild of Kalamazoo, 1979 to present.

Gallery Representation:

  • Teaching at John Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC. 2010 - present
  • Teaching at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI. 1985 - present
  • Teaching workshops at weaving guilds, regional gatherings and Handweavers Guild of American Convergence
  • Fiber Department head/ fiber instructor, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 1985-1994
  • Artist in residence, teaching fiber arts with the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo. 2000 - 2009
  • Visiting artist for the Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency, working with mentally and physically handicapped young adults. 2000 - 2009

  • Irving S. Gilmore Emerging Artist, 1992
  • The Greater Kalamazoo Arts Council MAGIK Grants Program for art in the schools
    Multiple grants, 2001-2009
  • Visiting artist for the YAP Program, Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency, 2008-2009

  • Crampton, Nancy. "Interactions: Hard and Soft." Tapestry Topics: "Working Together: In Collaboration. A Triannual Review of Tapestry Art Today: Official Publication of the American Tapestry Alliance, Spring 2023, vol. 49, Issue 1, Pages 35-38.
  • Crampton, Nancy. "Idea Gallery: Adapting Card-Weaving Patterns for Four-Shaft Looms." Handwoven Magazine, September/October 2021, Volume XLII, Number 4, Pages 22-24.
  • Scanlin, Tommye McClure. "Tapestry Design Basics and Beyond." Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA, 2021. Pages 21, 27, 162.

Private and Corporate Collections
  • Bell's Brewery, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Breast Health of Lansing, Lansing, MI
  • Bronson Healthcare Group, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Cromwell Communications, Birmingham, MI
  • Florida Fine Arts Council, Tallahassee, FL
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI
  • Jacquay Realty, Kalamazoo, MI
  • KALSEC, Kalamazoo, MI
  • The Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, MI
  • John S. Knight Foundation, Akron, OH
  • Parchment United Methodist Church, Parchment, MI
  • Stephen Foster Memorial State Park, White Springs, FL
  • Western Michigan University

© Nancy Crampton 2023