She was born in Munich and enrolled at the Kunstgewerbeschule in 1914. During the war, she volunteered as a nurse for the Red Cross. After the war, she returned to her studies and encountered the Bauhaus manifesto; from then on, she continued her studies at the Bauhaus school, having received a scholarship to attend. Stölzl was responsible for developing and launching the weaving workshop at the Bauhaus when it moved from Weimar to Dessau. In 1925, she became the weaving director and instructed many students on weaving and dyeing techniques. In 1929, she married Arieh Sharon, an Israeli architecture student and in 1931, because of Nazi pressure, Stolz was forced by director Mies van de Rohe to resign from... more.