Kim Scanlan has been working with fiber arts for over 25 years most recently in the area of punch needle rug hooking. Kim learned the craft from Amy Oxford, inventor of The Oxford Punch Needle and author of four books about rug hooking. Kim has been rug punching for 6 years and became a certified Oxford instructor in 2017 and an Advanced Certified Oxford Instructor in October, 2019. She is a member of the Association of Traditional Rug Hookers (ATHA) and the Rochester Area Rug Hookers. She teaches punch needle rug hooking classes at venues around the state.