ANNI ALBERS is known for her work in the field of textiles as an artist, a designer for industrial production, a lecturer, and a teacher. Born in Berlin, she was a student at the Bauhaus in Weimar and Dessau, where she met her husband Josef Albers. From 1933 to 1949 she was an assistant professor of art at Black Mountain College. In 1961 Mrs. Albers was awarded the Gold Medal of the American Institute of Architects in the field of craftsmanship. Her work has been widely shown and collected by leading museums, among them the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.