Sue Gundy Textiles
6259 3rd Avenue NW
Seattle, Washington USA 98107
phone 206-706-8883
fax 206-706-8884



Sue Peschel Gundy

Sue Gundy Textiles, Seattle WA, Custom Textile Design: Oct 1996 - Present
Owner 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.

Seattle Central Community College, Seattle WA, Faculty: April 1999 - Present
Teacher of Textile Color course and Textile Computer course in the Apparel Design Department
Responsible for all aspects of class schedule and syllabus.

Nordstrom, Seattle WA, Men's Product Development: Sept 1994 - Oct 1996
Men's 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.

Jhane Barnes Inc., NYC, Menswear Designer: January 1990 - July 1994
Senior Textile Designer/Colorist of woven and printed shirting's, knitwear, socks, and contract fabrics for Knoll Textiles.
Responsible for projects from conceptual stages to finished product lines.

Purnell School, Pottersville NJ, Private Preparatory School: 1992 & 1993
Visiting Artist in Residence presented seminars to students.

Boston Trading Ltd. Inc., Lynn MA, Men and Woman's Sportswear: 1989
Intern to the head designer of men's sweater line.

The Echo Design Group Inc., NYC, Woman's Accessories: 1988
Freelance print designer.

Nantucket Looms, Nantucket MA, Handwoven Fabrics: 1987 Summer
Weaver and designer of in house lines.

Rhode Island School of Design: 1985-1989
BFA with Honors

Fashion Institute of Technology: Spring 1993
Business School

ASUW Experimental College: Fall 1995
University of Washington

Surface Design Journal, Winter 1999: Featured in the "On the Edge" section for achievements using new technology in Textile design.

Sixth International Textile Competition 99 Kyoto, Japan: Selected for catalogue publication and exhibition at the Museum of Kyoto.

RISD on the Road: 1998-1999, Rhode Island School of Design, Selected for traveling show celebrating outstanding achievements in textiles.

King 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.

Conat Gallery: 1998, Lawrence Academy, Selected for a five person Alumni show featuring successful designers.

Center on Contemporary Art: 1995, Seattle, WA. Selected for the Holiday Museum Gallery.

Conat Gallery: 1994, Lawrence Academy, Selected for a five person Alumni show celebrating the 200 year Bicentennial.

International Textile Competition: 1989, Kyoto, Japan. Selected for catalogue publication and exhibition at the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art

American Handweavers Competition: 1989, Carnegie Fabrics and The American Craft Council. Awarded third place and three Honorable Mentions.

Textron Fellowship: 1989, Rhode Island School of Design. Awarded to the fourth year student who shows the highest excellence in the Textile Design Dept.

Computer: Proficient in numerous computer graphic and textile design software.

Color: Accomplished colorist in a diverse range of mediums.

Weaving: Expertise of all construction, technical and design facets.

Knitting: Competent in all aspects of flat, textural, and multi-colored techniques.

Print Design: Qualified designer of printed repeats and seamless tiles.

Team Worker: Collaborates with Merchandisers, Designers, Buyers and Assistants.

Travel: Work related travel in United States, Europe, Asia and South America Extensive personal travel through Europe, Canada and Mexico.


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