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Peg Gignoux

Peg Gignoux is a teaching artist based in Carrboro, NC.  Gignoux creates vibrant mixed media works, textile collages and hand made books for a variety schools, museums and health care centers through out North Carolina. Clients include: Duke Medical Center, Greensboro Hospice, UNC Hospitals, NC Museum of Art, Mint Museum, Chapel Hill/ Carrboro Public Schools, Wake County Schools and Green Hill Center. Gignoux enjoys teaching textile arts to all ages and has led dynamic collaborative projects with Elon University, NC Girl Scouts,  Artspace, Meredith College, Durham Academy and at Penland School of Craft. She received a BA in English from Kenyon College and a Masters of Industrial Design in Fibers from NCSU, College of Design. Exhibiting actively in the triangle since 1990, many of Gignoux’s textile collages are held in Fidelity Investments Corporate Collection. Her expressive and colorful works often combine text with textile. Materials include hand dyed silks, linen, vintage papers, textile inks and an endless stream of machine and hand stitches. Her works are often inspired by stories, poems and memory that speak of personal loss, growth and wonder.