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Location:
Victoria, BC

"I do my art for myself, I have to satisfy myself... but like most artists, I also want to share my work and give other people a chance to see the world the way I see it. I want people to enjoy and to see and to question and live with artwork."

Born in London England, 1939, immigrating to Canada age 8, living mainly in Victoria, BC.

Selected Exhibitions:
"Transformation", group touring show, Bronfman Recipients, 8 cities, 1996-98
Solo shows, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC 1990, 1982, 1972, 1967
"Celebrating the Stitch", group touring, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Seattle, Japan, England, 1992-94
"Restless Legacies", Winter Olympic Games, Calgary, AB 1988
"Flying", solo, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC 1990
"Sailing", solo, Memorial University, St.John's, NF / Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS 1989

Selected Awards, Professional Experience:
Recipient, 1987 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
Honourary Doctorate of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, 1995
Order of British Columbia, 1992
elected to Royal Canadian Academy 1987
Costume and/or Set Designer, Kaleidoscope Theatre for Children, touring company, 1977-87
Costume and/or Set Designer, Pacific Opera Victoria, Victoria, BC 1977-88

 

 

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