Chris Hammel has been weaving for over twenty years. In 1998, she completed a six-year Master Weaver Program at Hill Institute in Florence, MA. Her work has been published in Handwoven and Complex Weavers Journal. She has taught classes at Webs in Northampton, MA, Fiber Arts Center in Amherst, MA, Snow Farm in Williamsburg, MA and The New England Weavers Seminar 2005, 2007 (and 2013). In 2004, Chris became the Director of Weaving at Hill Institute. In an earlier part of her life, she taught high school Latin and art. She holds BA and MA degrees in Latin Language and Literature from Smith College and University of Iowa, respectively.