Nanette Zeller - Bio

Nanette S. Zeller



Nanette S. Zeller is an author, instructor and award-winning artist whose artwork and writings have been published internationally. She has been sewing since she was 10 and quilting since 2001. Nanette’s resume includes 10 years’ experience as a free-lance technical editor for 2 sewing and quilting book publishers.

List of publications and appearances include:

Quilting Arts TV (season 2400)

Quilting Arts Magazine (publication years 2019, 2018, & 2012)

Inspirational Quotes Illustratedby Leslie Riley ©2014/2013 North Light Books

Fiber Art Now Magazine (2012)

Quilts and More Magazine (2011)

In 2005, Nanette began combining her skills to create innovative mixed-media textile art (generically referred to as art quilts) where she found her artistic voice in nature-inspired themes. Her work is heavily embellished with thread work to create beautiful textures. Her artwork has been displayed in both solo and group shows at local and nationally recognized exhibits. In addition to numerous exhibit awards, Nanette is a two-time award recipient of the Regional Artist Grant Project offered through the Arts Council of Fayetteville.

Exhibition highlights include:

  • Sacred Threads(2019 & 2016), Herndon, Virginia
  • As Nature Speaks(2018), solo exhibit, Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC
  • Quilts: A World of Beauty,(2015) International Quilt Festival, Houston TX

To learn more about Nanette visit her website at

See Nanette's current class offerings here.