Suzie Liles has taught weaving for 30 years. Suzie is very enthusiastic and loves to share her knowledge. She has taught workshops and seminars for adults and children in the United States and Canada. Suzie has a MFA in Fibers from the University of Oregon. She is a member of the Handweavers Guild of America, Surface Design Association, and Spinning and Weaving Association. She is very active in the fiber arts community; she was the chair of the 2001 and 2011 Northwest Weaving Conference, assistant chair for the 2007 Surface Design Conference, Coordinator for the joint symposium Studio Arts Quilt Associates and Surface Design Association April 2008. In March of 2008 Suzie Liles opened the Eugene Textile Center in Eugene, Oregon.