X-Tara Kiley-Rothwell

Tara Kiley-Rothwell is a certified SAORI instructor and the owner of kite tales weaving SAORI arts studio in Mechanicsburg, Pa. She is an enthusiastic SAORI guide, skilled at encouraging her students to step outside of their comfort zone and experience the joy of free-flowing creativity through weaving.

Tara began studying SAORI weaving in 2013, shortly after completing studies in traditional weaving. She has studied with SAORI teachers in the US and Japan. She is a guest teacher at Red Stone Glen and conducts workshops for art educators and artist in residence programs in local schools. An avid spinner and dyer, she is also a past president of the Central Pennsylvania Guild of Handweavers and a member of the Lancaster Spinners and Weavers Guild.