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Location:
Hornby Island BC

"I love the challenge of transforming these trees into objects of beauty: a hat for feasts, ceremonies or dancing, a basket for gathering food or storing personal treasures." *

Born in Old Masset, a village at the north end of Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia

Education:
Learned to weave baskets from her paternal grandmother, Selina Peratrovich
Studied old Haida hats and baskets in museums

Selected Exhibition:
Finalist for the Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for Excellence in the Crafts, 2001
Stonington Gallery, Seattle, Washington US 2000
"Topographies: Aspects of Recent B.C. Art", Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC 1996
“Native Vision”, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, US

* Isabel Rorick quote from article in Wave Length Paddling Magazine, Gabriola Island, BC Oct/Nov. 2000


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