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Location:
West Vancouver, BC

"I am an artist who works with clay as my primary medium. I primarily create sculptural works and consider myself a 'hand maker'. I have more questions than answers. I am a perpetual keener."

Born in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA

Education:
BA Hamline University, St.Paul, Minnesota 1957
MSW Columbia University, New York City, NY 1959
MFA University of Cincinnati, Ohio 1959-62
Many field trips to Mexico, Guatemala, Mediterranean, India, Nepal, Korea and Europe

Selected Exhibitions:
"Voyage autour de la terre", group, Biennale nationale de ceramique, Trois Rivieres, QC 2000
"The Language of Craft", group, Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver BC 2000
"Sally Michener: Tile Works", solo, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC 1993
"Tileworks", solo, Charles Scott Gallery, ECIAD, Vancouver, BC 1992

Selected Teaching Experience, Awards:
Faculty member in Ceramics, School of Visual Arts, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC 1973-98
Dean, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC 1994-96
Elected to Royal Academy of Arts
Several Canada Council Project Grants and BC Culture Grants

 

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