Christine Novotny is a handweaver, educator, and designer who runs the textile studio CAN Goods. She is a trained oil and watercolor painter, which informs her design aesthetic and color sensibilities for handwoven textiles. Christine’s work reflects a belief that handweaving retains reverence and relevance in a modern world dominated by industrialized goods. Christine seeks to bring a vibrant energy to handweaving that invites people to reconsider the textiles in their life and to evolve the practice of handweaving through contemporary handwoven goods and craft education. She lives, practices, and teaches in Northern Minnesota.