FOUNDER, NOELLE SHARP, IS A TEXTILE DESIGNER AND ARTIST, BORN AND RAISED IN UTAH AND MONTANA. SHARP HAS LIVED, RESEARCHED AND DESIGNED TEXTILES IN CALIFORNIA, UTAH, MONTANA, MANHATTAN, DETROIT, CHICAGO AND ICELAND.

SHE RECEIVED HER BFA IN FIBER MATERIAL STUDIES FROM THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO IN 2011.

She utilizes weaving, photography and drawing as an extension of her body. Sharp's work acts as exploration through color, shape and form to create abstract systems of image mapping, negative and positive spaces.

Founder of APORTA, a hand produced designer textile and accessories company.

RATED BY USA TODAY AS AMERICA’S #5 TOP AMERICAN MAKER IN 2016