Deborah Silver is a BFA graduate of The Cleveland Institute of Art, majoring in Fiber. Her weavings have been shown in many national juried exhibitions and have received numerous awards. In 2019, she received the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, and published The Technique of Split-shed Weaving, a book for 4-shaft weavers, illustrating the split-shed weaving process and the myriad structures that can be woven with this method.
Deborah has been teaching and researching split-shed weaving structures since 2016. She teaches 1, 2, and 3-day split-shed weaving workshops.