A fiber artist whose specialty is handwoven wool and mohair home accessories and wearables, Tomi is widely recognized as an accomplished weaver and teacher. She has marketed her work nationally through galleries and craft fairs. Wachovia Bank, RJ Reynolds, and Bowman Gray School of Medicine among others have collected her wall pieces. Her pillows have been shown in House Beautiful and Home magazines. Tomi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Management from Salem College and has been honored with a PCI Sherpa Award.