Nancy Ford

Nancy Ford  lives in Saratoga, Wyoming.  She is an artist, educator, researcher, and writer.  Originally from New Jersey, her interest in textiles and fibers developed at an early age. As a Kean University undergraduate, Nancy studied fiber art under Sheila Fox and was one of few students selected to participate in a workshop taught by Francoise Grossen on large-scale fiber sculpture. She completed a Certificate of Competency in Ladies Tailoring from the Fashion Institute of Technology and worked for several textile manufacturing firms.

After completing a master's degree at Colorado State University in design merchandising and consumer sciences, Nancy continued her graduate studies at the University of Wyoming focusing on textile marketing and research.  She later began a new fiber arts program at Front Range Community College and taught multiple fiber arts classes throughout the Colorado Front Range.

Dr. Nancy Ford founded Ford Research Group LLC, a firm specializing in consumer research for the textile industry.  She has published articles on textile marketing and history and authored the book, Stone Quarrying in Loveland's Foothills:  Through the Centuries. Dr. Ford is currently working on several textile manuscripts.

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