Navigation MapAbout The ArtistTV ArtspotsImages GalleryArtist RouteNotes
Spacer
Artist List
About ARTSPOTS
Features
Discussions
Connections
Site Map
Home Page
Spacer

Artist Picture

Artist Profile
RealPlayer Required

Artist Name and Type of Work
 


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

 

 

 

Copyright © 2008 CBC All Rights Reserved