Juried Artist Member (JAM)
Robbi Joy Eklow grew up in the Chicago area, working with fibers of various sorts from early childhood. She earned an Engineering degree from Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana, and moved back to the Chicago area with her husband, Brian. She started making art quilts in the 80's, eventually teaching classes and showing her work in national quilt shows. She's traveled Internationally to teach art quilting. She wrote a bi-monthly column in Quilting Arts Magazine for 12 years and has written two books about quilting. Her work has appeared on the cover of several magazines. In 2017, she moved to Omaha, Nebraska and has had a studio at the Hotshops Art Center since June of that year. Currently, she shows and creates her work in Studio 105 at the Hotshops.