Teacher Spotlight: Mary Hamby

Our growing class list would be quite difficult to pull off without the awesome instructors we've been so honored to meet.  We'd like to give you the same opportunity to get to know our Chattery teachers a bit better. 

So, here are four questions to help you get to know Mary Hamby of Twenty Two West, a wonderful textile artist who will be teaching us how to make DIY Wall Hangings!

Mary Hamby is the owner and artist behind Twenty Two West based in Chattanooga WorkSpace. The name of her business comes from a place that inspires her - the home she grew up in in Greenville, South Carolina. She makes jewelry and fiber arts with a modern aesthetic and a focus on quality and excellence. Mary's passion is to connect people with art that is attainable and beautiful.

How did you get started in your profession?

I have been making things for as long as I can remember.

Why do you love Chattanooga?

I am new to Chattanooga but one of the things that I love is how strong the artist community is here.

What's one topic you'd like to learn through The Chattery?

I would be interested in taking a color psychology class.

What's something someone would be surprised to learn about you?

One of my teeth is still a baby tooth - I just never lost it!