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Vita Gabriele Heinz


1979-80 Study - Mexican-Indian textile art, Fort Worth, Texas USA

1981-83 Study - Traditional quilting techniques of the "Amish People"

  • Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania, USA
  • 1982-84 Training in color theory and quilting techniques

    1984-89 Training in hand weaving, spinning and dyeing, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland  Palatinate, Germany

    Since 1992 Studio in Kleve-Donsbrüggen

    Time spent working in Denmark, the Netherlands and the U.S.

    Main focus


  • Determination / dating and restoration of antique and old textiles
  • Workshops in collaboration with museums and textile-/ quilt exhibitions
  • Commissions for interior decoration, textile installations
  • Lectures at home and abroad
  • Private courses in textile design
  • Instructor in adult education
  • Freelance work in the Textile - Art – Design


Single-/group exhibitions e.g.


1987 Rhineland-Palatinate, 1995, 2003, 2011 North Rhine Westphalia, 2012 Netherlands



Projects / Publications


Commissions, purchases and publications in private and public collections in i.e.

Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, USA


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