Fern Grauer

Friends of Fiber Art International

Born and raised in Chicago, Fern has been interested and involved in art organizations in this city and internationally for over 50 years. Beginning as a dedicated volunteer at The Art Institute of Chicago where she trained volunteers to work in their Art Rental and Sales Gallery.  Many organizations have benefitted from her dedication to the arts and by the various capacities in which she has served.  She has been a board member of Friends of Fiber Art International, The Textile Society of The Art Institute of Chicago, Lyric Opera of Chicago and Opera Volunteers International for over 35 years and served as President of the three latter groups.