Molly Elkind
Ashfall, 2022
18 in x 7 in including fringe and grasses

Molly Elkind
WUI 1: platted, 2023
11.5 in x 6 in including fringe and grasses

Molly Elkind’s Statement

Recent work continues to be inspired by the New Mexico landscape of big skies and native grasslands. . . and the worsening threat of wildfires to life, water, landscape, and livelihoods.

Molly Elkind
WUI 8: sky/cable, 2023
7.5 in x 6 in including survey marker

Molly Elkind’s Biography

Molly Elkind’s tapestry work was exhibited in a solo show in 2018 in Atlanta, just before she relocated to New Mexico. She has focused on weaving for 13 years, but Molly is also fluent in papermaking, mixed media collage, and other fiber techniques. Molly earned an M.A. in Studio Art from the Hite Art Institute at the University of Louisville in 2002. Exhibition highlights include an earlier solo show at Mercer University in Atlanta (2009) and numerous juried and invitational shows nationwide. Molly has been published in a number of fiber art-related publications, and her work is in several private collections. Molly recently served a three-year term on the board of the American Tapestry Alliance as the Director of Volunteers.

Besides making art, Molly is passionate about teaching it, with a particular focus on design principles and processes. She is based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and teaches both online and nationwide for guilds and conferences.