Sue Gundy Textiles
3rd Avenue NW
Washington USA 98107
Sue Gundy Textiles, Seattle WA, Custom Textile Design: Oct
1996 - Present
and Principal Designer of custom Textile Designs and Digital
Printing for men's apparel, woman's apparel, home furnishings and
site specific fine art.
Responsible for designing woven, knitted and printed lines from
beginning concepts to finished designs.
Our clients include Nordstrom, Eddie Bauer, Ashworth, Forecast Sportswear,
AMI/CMI, and Fabric Sales Company.
Central Community College, Seattle WA, Faculty: April
1999 - Present
of Textile Color course and Textile Computer course in the Apparel
Responsible for all aspects of class schedule and syllabus.
Seattle WA, Men's Product Development: Sept 1994 - Oct 1996
Furnishing Designer for Nordstrom, John W. Nordstrom and Natural
Style labels as well as special projects for Hickey Freeman license
in Men's Furnishing Dept.
Responsible for designing all aspects of dress shirts, neckwear,
sleepwear, hosiery, underwear, and braces/belts.
Barnes Inc., NYC, Menswear Designer: January 1990 - July
Textile Designer/Colorist of woven and printed shirting's, knitwear,
socks, and contract fabrics for Knoll Textiles.
for projects from conceptual stages to finished product lines.
School, Pottersville NJ, Private Preparatory School: 1992
Artist in Residence presented seminars to students.
Trading Ltd. Inc., Lynn MA, Men and Woman's Sportswear:
to the head designer of men's sweater line.
Echo Design Group Inc., NYC, Woman's Accessories: 1988
Looms, Nantucket MA, Handwoven Fabrics: 1987 Summer
and designer of in house lines.
Island School of Design: 1985-1989
BFA with Honors
Institute of Technology: Spring 1993
Experimental College: Fall 1995
University of Washington
Design Journal, Winter 1999: Featured in the "On
the Edge" section for achievements using new technology in
International Textile Competition ’99 Kyoto, Japan: Selected
for catalogue publication and exhibition at the Museum of Kyoto.
on the Road: 1998-1999, Rhode Island School of Design, Selected
for traveling show celebrating outstanding achievements in textiles.
County Public Art Program: 1998-2000, Selected for the Artist-made
Building Parts Project color catalogue and slide presentation. Click
here to see the catalogue.
Gallery: 1998, Lawrence Academy, Selected for a five person
Alumni show featuring successful designers.
on Contemporary Art: 1995, Seattle, WA. Selected for the
Holiday Museum Gallery.
Gallery: 1994, Lawrence Academy, Selected for a five person
Alumni show celebrating the 200 year Bicentennial.
Textile Competition: 1989, Kyoto, Japan. Selected for catalogue
publication and exhibition at the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Handweavers Competition: 1989, Carnegie Fabrics and The
American Craft Council. Awarded third place and three Honorable
Fellowship: 1989, Rhode Island School of Design. Awarded
to the fourth year student who shows the highest excellence in the
Textile Design Dept.
Proficient in numerous computer graphic and textile design software.
Accomplished colorist in a diverse range of mediums.
Expertise of all construction, technical and design facets.
Competent in all aspects of flat, textural, and multi-colored techniques.
Design: Qualified designer of printed repeats and seamless
Worker: Collaborates with Merchandisers, Designers, Buyers
Work related travel in United States, Europe, Asia and South America
Extensive personal travel through Europe, Canada and Mexico.