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Stratford, PEI

"For me, making my own paper compliments the art work I do. It's part of the artistic process for me. For many people, the paper is the art. "

� Born in PEI

� Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art History minor, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS 1992
� AOCA, Honours, Printmaking, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON 1988-91; 1993-94
� Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild
Studied bookbinding craft and history extensively with Betsy Palmer Eldridge, mediaeval binding with Reg Beatty, and a variety of courses with Don Taylor 1994-97
� Studied letterpress printing with Barbarian Press in Mission, BC 1997

Selected Exhibitions:
� “PEI Printmakers Guild Exhibit”, group show, Japan, 2003.
� “Poetry in Paintings”, group show, Details, Charlottetown, PEI, Fall 2001.
� “Illuminations”, group show, Lunenberg Gallery, Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, Fall 2001.
� “The Quality of Light Near the Sea”, two-person show with John Cox Gallery at the Guild,
Charlottetown, PEI, March 2001.
� Books, Pilar Shepard Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI 2000-2001
� “Art of the Book ’98”, traveling CBBAG group show, 1998-2000.

Selected Affiliations,Professional Experience:
� Member of the Board of Directors, Gallery in the Guild, Charlottetown, PEI 2000-present
� Owner and operator, "HazelTree Press and Paper", a private press and small handmade paper mill, 1994-present
� Member of the Board of Directors and the Education Committee, Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild 1997-1998

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