Barbara Layne, MFA, BFA
Professor Emerita, Fibres and Material Practices, Studio Arts
As the director of Studio subTela one of the Hexagram research-creation areas, Barbara Layne works at the intersection of textile arts and technology, creating handwoven fabrics with embedded electronic components. Cloth surfaces are transformed through dynamic LED displays and wireless capabilities to create interactive garments and wall panels. Her work is shown internationally through galleries, museums and techno-fashion events.
BFA University of Colorado, 1979
MFA Universityof Kansas, 1983
Areas of expertise
Fibres, electronic textiles
Photo credit: H. Khoshneviss