Navigation MapAbout The ArtistTV ArtspotsImages GalleryArtist RouteNotes
Artist List
Site Map
Home Page

Artist Picture

Artist Profile
RealPlayer Required

Artist Name and Type of Work

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. "

� 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



Copyright © 2008 CBC All Rights Reserved