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Location:
Hastings, Ontario

"Women from every part of the world have taken the textile traditions and really made them into expressive creative art forms. That idea of where it crosses over, where it goes from the utilitarian to the expressive... that's a very interesting idea to me."

Education:
� Fibre Arts Interchange, Banff Centre of Fine Arts, Banff, Alberta 1980
� Tyler School of Fine Arts, Rome, Italy 1969
� Bachelor of Fine Arts, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1966-70

Selected Exhibitions:
� "Threads on the Edge:The Daphne Farago Fiber Art Collection", Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA 2002
� Group exhibition, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 2002
� Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, Sydney, Australia 2002
� Textiles Two Thousand Two, Center Galleries, Detroit, USA 2002
� Solo exhibition, Memorial University Art Gallery, St.John's, Newfoundland 2002
� "Comfort Zones: textiles in the Canadian landscape", Contemporary Gallery, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, ON 2001
� SOFA, Chicago, USA 2000

Selected Professional Experience, Awards:
� Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA 2000
� Lecturer, Center For Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan, USA 1999
� Lecturer, Haystack, Deer Isle, Maine, USA 1999
� Canada Council Travel Grant, 2001
� Ontario Arts Council Research /Studio assistance grant, 2001
� Ontario Arts Council exhibition assistance grant, 2000
� Recipient, 1990 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts

 

 

 

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