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educator , Weaver

Teresa Drivdahl Ridgeway, American weaver, educator. Named Weaver of Distinction, New England Weavers' Conference; recipient Smith-Mundt teaching grant to Cambodia, 1961-1963. Member of Handweavers' Guild of Connecticut (life; weaving teacher since 1980, Master Weaver).

Background

Ridgeway, Teresa Drivdahl was born on May 10, 1936 in Big Timber, Montana, United States. Daughter of Emil L. and Margaret Lamach Drivdahl.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Montana, 1958.

Career

Teacher English Flathead County High School, Kalispell, Montana, 1958—1960. Teacher English and French Fife (Washington) High School, 1960—1961. Teacher English as foreign language Ecole des Arts et Metiers, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 1961—1963.

Teacher English and French Coventry (Connecticut) High School, 1964—1965. Teacher, lecturer Quebec Weavers' Conference, 1994. Weaving teacher New England Weavers Conference, Massachusetts, 2005.

Speaker in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to magazines. Rugs, tapestries, Represented in permanent collections University Connecticut Library., University Montana, Aetna Insurance Training Center, Massachusetts, numerous private homes in the United States and Europe.

      Author: Out of The Crazies.

Membership

Member of Handweavers' Guild of Connecticut (life. Weaving teacher since 1980, Master Weaver).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Knitting.

Connections

Married Hallas H. Ridgeway, September 15, 1963. Children: Lesley, Benton, Kristoffer.

father:
Emil L.

mother:
Margaret Lamach Drivdahl

spouse:
Hallas H. Ridgeway

children:
Lesley Ridgeway

Benton Ridgeway

Kristoffer Ridgeway