Barbara Setsu Pickett

Barbara Setsu Pickett, Associate Professor Emerita, Department of Art, University of Oregon, focuses on velvet weaving, Jacquard weaving, shibori and book arts.  She researched velvet weaving techniques at ateliers in Italy, France, England, Spain, Turkey, Japan, China, India, and Uzbekistan.  She has received awards from NEA, Fulbright, Institute of Turkish Studies, Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Asian Art Museum San Francisco, and University of Oregon Summer Research.  Since 2005, she and her son Michael Pickett have created highly textured scarves as Mihara Shibori Studio.  They have taught workshops in Korea and Turkey and the USA.

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