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Location:
Vancouver BC

"I am offering textiles which echo tradition--my own translations of tradition into a form which is contemporary . . . I am searching for a new form for traditional techniques. "

Education:
Fine Arts Academy, Warsaw, Poland 1962-64
Universidad Catolica, Lima, Peru, Summer 1965
Honours, Interior Design and Textile Design, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, USA 1964-67

Selected Exhibitions, Commisions:
Large scale architectural commission, Canadian Embassy, Warsaw, Poland 2002
Contemporary textiles, group exhibition, Warsaw/Lodz/Elblag, Poland 2000/2001
"Blue: The Color That Changed The World", group exhibition, Vancouver Museum, October 1999
American Craft Museum, group exhibition, New York City, USA 1998
Solo exhibition, West Kootenay Art Centre, Castlegar, BC 1992
Solo exhibition, Waikato Museum of Art, Hamilton, New Zealand 1991

Selected Awards, Accomplishments:
Associate Professor of Design, Landscape Architecture Program, University Of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC 2001 to present
Associate Professor of Design and Textile Design, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC 1969-2001
Canada Council Visual Arts Grant, 2000
Dekaban Foundation Travel Grant, 1999, 2000
Recipient, 1981 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy 1980

 

 

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