Sunday, August 21, 2011

DAFA August 22nd

Bark cloth expert Lesli Robertson to speak August 22


Monday, Aug. 22, at The
Point, Center for Arts and
Education on the campus
of C.C. Young.

Lesli Roberson, in Uganda working with Bark Cloth artisans

Lesli Robertson of the University
of North Texas will
present “Material Evolution:
Ugandan Bark Cloth” at
DAFA’s next meeting on Monday,
Aug. 22. Program chair
Linda Disosway says that Robertson
will describe a journey
that began in 2005, eventually
leading her back to Uganda four
more times.
Robertson, a senior lecturer of
fibers at UNT in Denton, will
introduce the people, places, and
textile arts that have been a part
of her continued research.
In addition to her teaching,
Robertson actively exhibits her
artwork nationally, while developing
community programs
and research links to the arts of
 For more information, please visit the website of the Dallas Area Fiber Artists @

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