Christine Mariotti is a widely known artist and teacher in the world of fibre arts and fashion. Her work has been published in several craft books and she has worked as a textile artist and designer in the entertainment field and garment industry for 25 years. Trained as a professional artist and teacher in New York State, Christine was drawn to the areas of surface design and textiles in graduate school and deepened her knowledge thorough owning and operating the fibre arts studio and store Textile Resources. Christine's special interest is teaching the fine art of textile design and illustration. She has taught many accredited classes at many colleges in the southern Californian area. She also conducts workshops at Wildfiber, located in Santa Monica, California.