Keith Pierce lives in Lauderdale, Minnesota, with a constantly varying number of his adult children and grandchildren. He is a member of the Weavers Guild of Minnesota and coordinates a band-weaving study group. A self-taught band weaver, Keith has studied ethnic band-weaving techniques from around the world, focusing on tablet weaving and Nordic/Baltic pick-up band weaving. In addition to teaching band weaving and tablet weaving at Vesterheim’s Folk Art School, he has taught at the Weavers Guild, the American Swedish Institute, and Norway House in Minneapolis. His work has been displayed at the Textile Center, the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, and Norway House.