Addison Nace

Addison Nace grew up on unceded Tewa territory in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the Design Studies Department at the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She graduated summa cum laude from Antioch College in 2017 with a BA in Anthropology and Spanish. Addison’s work focuses on the cultural history, meaning, and significance of textiles, specifically on cultural appropriation/appreciation, systems of value, and globalization. She serves on the board of Natik, a nonprofit that supports grassroots organizations in Mexico and Guatemala.

Studying: Textile History and Material Culture

Faculty Advisor: Marina Moskowitz

Awards & Honors: Awards and Scholarships: Summer Time Academic Research Award, School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Summer 2020 Graduate School Fellowship, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Fall 2019 Horace Mann Full Tuition Fellowship, Antioch College, 2013-2017 Publications: “Weaving Authenticity: Artesanías or the Art of the Textile in Chiapas Mexico” Published in The Social Fabric: Deep Local to Pan Global; Proceedings of the Textile Society of America 16th Biennial Symposium. Presented at Vancouver, BC, Canada; September 19 – 23, 2018.