As an undergrad, Clements initially enrolled in SAIC’s painting program, then switched to sculpture, and then, as luck would have it, she took an intro to fibers class. “There was a two-week unit on weaving. The loom was set up in our class with a long warp so that everyone could try out weaving and I was like, Oh I’m not interested in that at all.” But when her turn came and she started weaving, “I was like, This is amazing! This is for me. So the following semester I completely dropped out of sculpture and took all weaving classes and that’s where I stayed.”
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As an undergrad, Clements initially enrolled in SAIC’s painting program, then switched to sculpture, and then, as luck would have it, she took an intro to fibers class. “There was a two-week unit on weaving. The loom was set up in our class with a long warp so that everyone could try out weaving and I was like, Oh I’m not interested in that at all.” But when her turn came and she started weaving, “I was like, This is amazing! This is for me. So the following semester I completely dropped out of sculpture and took all weaving classes and that’s where I stayed.”