Turid Huf Teague was born in Germany in 1939. She was educated (BFA in Painting) at Richmond Professional Institute , Richmond, Va (now VCU) and at the Norwegian School of Design in Oslo, Norway, earning a graduate diploma in tapestry weaving.
Ms Teague worked as an apprentice weaver at Norwegian Tapestry Inc., which was affiliated with the Kunstindustri Museum in Oslo. There she studied medieval tapestries, researching natural dyes and working with hand spun wool in order to better understand and reproduce the techniques of medieval weavers. Also, she worked as a designer in Wuppertal, Germany, for Arterior, a studio that produced custom rugs and wall hangings.
She has taught at the University of Oslo, the Norwegian Crafts Center and at the Penland School of Crafts, in Western North Carolina. For two years Turid was an Artist in Residence at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She conducted tapestry weaving workshops in many different communities throughout Virginia. In 2014, 2015 she taught and in 2017 she will again teach tapestry classes at the NC Museum of Art.
Ms Teague’s work has been exhibited in many states, including Virginia, North Carolina, Washington, DC , Texas and has been purchased by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Mint Museum in Charlotte, Bank of America, the Northern Virginia Regional Office of AT&T and by private collectors.
Turid lives with her husband in Raleigh, NC.