Dawn Donnelly holds Level 2 certification and completed the Teacher cum Laude program with the National Academy of Needlearts (NAN). She teaches nationally and locally for NAN, the American Needlepoint Guild (ANG) and Embroiderers’ Guild of America (EGA). Currently, Dawn is experimenting with handmade paper and finding ways to use it in her needleart, which earned her a Best in Show ribbon for her piece “Paper & Stitches” at NAN’s Assembly in 2017. Dawn stays busy volunteering her time for NAN where she is Membership Chairman, Dean of Faculty and Co-Registrar and taking care of the monthly programs for the Magnificent Obsession Chapter of ANG. She enjoys designing and stitching in several mediums using a wide variety of threads and techniques.