C. Pazia Mannella received an MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University and is an Assistant Professor and Fibers Area Head at the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 2023, she presented her creative research at Praxis and Practice—A Digital Weaving Conference, Praxis Fiber Workshop, Cleveland Institute of Art, and Kent State College of Art. She had a solo exhibition at the World of Threads Festival 2023, Canada. Her work has been published in Digital Weaving Norway, Dutch Textiel Plus magazine, US Airways Magazine, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Her work has been exhibited at the Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Chehalem Cultural Center, Museum of Texas Tech University, Amarillo Museum of Art, Muskegon Museum of Art, Urban Outfitters Headquarters, and Philadelphia Art Alliance. Her work will be included in the upcoming exhibit Beyond: Tapestry Expanded, the American Tapestry Association’s first combined curated and juried exhibition that will feature work from artists that explore the expansive properties of tapestry at Peeler Art Center at DePauw University. Jurors: Jade Yumang, Associate Professor of Fiber & Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Alexa Griffith Winton, co-curator of the upcoming Dorothy Liebes exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt.