Silvia Heyden died peacefully at sunset on Monday, March 2, 2015 at age 88. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends both here and in Switzerland, but her rich legacy of well over a thousand tapestries and her passion for the arts will continue to inspire us all.
My tapestries are not paintings. They unfold on the loom within the possibilities and limitations of weaving. Once on the wall, my tapestries express their own identity in a woven composition.
– Silvia Heyden
Share & view reflections at rememberingsilvia.com.
A Weaverly Path is available on DVD and Blu ray for individuals, weavers guilds, non-profits and universities. Also available on Kanopy, an on-demand streaming service for educational institutions. Students and faculty can preview and view the film here. Order here.
Silvia’s book, The Making of Modern Tapestry is also available as part of a DVD/Book Bundle. Order here.