Curriculum Vitae

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • 2006Not Your Grandmother's Doily The Portland Museum of Contemporary Crafts, Portland, Oregon
  • 2006Hand-Face-Body: An Exhibition of Tactile Textiles The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
  • 2007I want to tell you everything Diagonale, Centre des art et des fibres du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2006The Toronto Outdoor Art ExhibitionNathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON
  • 2006The “Best of” Exhibition, from the Toronto Outdoor Art ExhibitionFirst Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto, ON
  • 2005The Toronto Outdoor Art ExhibitionNathan Phillips Square, Toronto, ON
  • 2005Efflorescence: A Communication Gallery La Centrale and various storefront sites, Montreal, QC
  • 2005Fiberart International 2004, Traveling Exhibition Bellevue Arts Museum, Seattle, WA
  • 2004Fiberart International 2004, Traveling Exhibition The Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
  • 2004Fiberart International 2004 Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2004The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition Nathan Philips Square, Toronto, ON
  • 2003Weight Bourget Gallery, Montreal, QC
  • 2003Lecher les Vitrines Gallerie Vitrine, Montreal, QC
  • 2003Fiber Connections Argyle Fine Arts, Halifax, NS
  • 2003Salon Dollop rad’a gallery, Montreal, QC
  • 2002Fibreworks Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON
  • 2001Games Needles Play Awarded Best in Show, Museum London, London, ON
  • 2001Salon: Annual Members Show Hamilton Artist’s Inc., Hamilton, ON
  • 2001The Eyes of Photography Joseph Deane at Maggie’s of London, ON
  • 2001(re)productive Hamilton Artist’s Inc., Third Space, Hamilton, ON
  • 2000Fibreworks A biennial juried exhibition of Canadian fibre art at the Cambridge Galleries, Award winning entry “Tension”, Cambridge, ON
  • 2000Bountiful Women - At Work The Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, Hamilton, ON
  • 2000Spotlight: Alumni Exhibition The Redeemer College Art Gallery, Ancaster ON
  • 1999Theorizing Performativity Conference and art show hosted by Trent University Methodologies Department, “Lipstick: Performance and Photographs” Peterborough, ON
  • 1998Farcycle The Institute for Christian Studies Gallery, Toronto, ON
  • 1997Untitled The Redeemer College Art Gallery, Ancaster ON
  • 1996Subversive and Tranquil ICS Gallery, Toronto, ON
  • 1996Never Done 41, Ancaster, ON


  • 2002-05Concordia University, Montreal, QC. MFA in Studio Arts, specialization in Fibre Arts
  • 1997-98George Brown College, Toronto, ON. Photography Night Courses
  • 1993-97Redeemer University, Ancaster, ON. BA in Theatre and Visual Arts

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2006Fibre Award - Best in Medium at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
  • 2006Lilliane Elliott Award for Excellence in Fibers
  • 2005Brucebo Foundation Travel Scholarship
  • 2004Awarded prize for Outstanding Work by an Emerging Artist from Fibreart International Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, PA
  • 2003Handweaver’s Guild of America scholarship recipient.
  • 2001Grand Prize Winner, Best in Show, Games Needles Play Sponsored by the Canadian Embroiderer’s Guild, 30th Anniversary Juried Fibre Art Exhibition, Museum London, ON
  • 2000Third Prize in Fibreworks, a biennial juried exhibition of Canadian Fibre Art, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, ON


  • 2005“Rock, Rock, Rock” Toro Magazine, November 2005
  • 2005“Curtains: Effloressence” by Jake Moore, Fibrearts Magazine, Nov/Dec 2005
  • 2005“Mark It On Your Skin” by Emilie Marzinotto, Worn Magazine, Fall 2005
  • 2005“Effloressence” by Theresa Sapergia, Surfacing Journal, Summer 2005, vol 26, issue 2
  • 2005“The Future of Fibre Art” Fiberarts Magazine, Apr/May 2005