Evelyn DeGraw

Year Inducted


Career Field



  • Built KU Department of DesignTextile Design program into one of nation’s foremost as Head from 1948-1978
  • Textbook Textile Design in Weaving published in six editions and utilized by weaving students in twenty-two schools across the country
  • Founder and Consultant of Midwest Weavers, which grew from 60 members to 7000 in the 28 years she belonged to it
  • 1940’s Director of Art for Wichita, KS high schools
  • Kansas Representative to the World Congress of Craftsmen for several years