Jenna Hoefert is a textile and multi-media artist who loves to merge her technical, problem-solving mindset with her creative artistry. After a diverse engineering career, she returned to artistic pursuits, working as a theatrical costumer for regional and local theatres, universities, and youth conservatories. Throughout her life, Jenna has taught adults and youth many textile arts, from fabric dying and quilting to costume and garment design. Her favorite approach is to offer students a toolbox of techniques and skills, with tips on how to choose the best tool or technique for each situation. Yes, engineering meets art, and everybody wins!