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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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