Althea McNish FSCD (May 15, 1924-April 16, 2020) was a textile designer who rose to prominence in London with her bright, tropical textiles inspired by the colors and landscape of her native Trinidad.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Althea_McNish
Painted Desert by Althea McNish / 1959 / Woven cotton satin screen
Various collections, including National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Althea McNish on Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum:
Evelyn Ackerman (January 12, 1924-November 28, 2012)
was a California Midcentury Modern artist and designer.
Obituary, American Craft Council:
Cat and Bird in Tree by Evelyn Ackerman
1963 / Hand-woven wool with dyes / 23 1/4″x44″ / Private collection
Evelyn Ackerman on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/evelyn-ackerman/2
1968 / Acrylic on canvas, wood / 42 1/4″x31 1/2″
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Collection, Santa Fe, NM
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