Wendy Weiss is an artist, natural dyer, and weaver who uses natural dyes that she cultivates and collects locally. She was awarded two Fulbright Nehru Senior Scholar Awards to research warp ikat in India, and is a past recipient of two Nebraska Arts Council Artist Fellowships, as well as a Winterthur Residential Fellowship. She exhibits her ikat weavings in solo and group shows in North America, Europe, and Asia and collaborates with Jay Kreimer on a range of installation projects using diverse materials. She is on the editorial team for the Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, former board member of the Textile Society of America, and professor emerita of textile design in at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She teaches workshops on creative applications of warp ikat and natural dye on cotton and wool.