Fibre Art Exhibits & Publications

2010 Lark Books, 500 Art Quilts, p405
2011 PAQA-S ArtQuilt*movement*; Sound Wave; Durham Arts Council, NC
2012-2016 OOTB Fibre Fling Show & Sale
2017 Colour Unboxed, Mississippi Textile Museum, Almonte ON; Fibre Fling Show & Sale, Ottawa, ON; Merrickville Makers’ Market: The ART of Dressing


Home Studio Workshops/Playdays


Digital Photo Editing; Slide Show Production; Foraging with a Camera; Inkjet Fabric Printing; Creating with Recycled Materials; Serging BYOB’s; Snow Resist Fabric Dying; Creating Tissue Paper Fabric, Handmade Paper; Eco Printing


Presentations – lectures, slide/video presentations & trunk shows

2010 Lanark QG – Recycling, Fashion & Art Quilts
2011 Ottawa Valley QG - Recycling & Art Quilts
2012 Brookfield HS - Recycled Materials in Fashion
2013 OOTB - Cameras & Photo Editing
2015 OOTB; OVQG – A Cultural Tour of South Africa
2016 Richmond QG – A Cultural Tour of South Africa
2017 Kanata QG; Thousand Islands QG - A Cultural Tour of South Africa



Art Organization Membership
Past: NBCSC Summer School (UNB); Merrickville Artists’ Guild; Studio Art Quilt Association (SAQA)
Present: Out of the Box (OOTB) fibre artists


Photography Endeavours
Teaching assistant, darkroom & lab technician: NBCSC (UNB)
NBCSC scholarship: 3 month apprenticeship with a Montreal studio photographer
Article & photo publication: The Daily Gleaner; Telegraph Journal; Maclean’s magazine
Exhibits: Under Water, juried Cyprus travelling exhibit; Eyes of Hallowe’en one-person exhibit at NBCSC, Oromocto library, Merrickville Old Town Hall Gallery, & Merrickville Canal Gallery
Slide shows:  My Time in Montreal, NBCSC; Tour New Brunswick, Tourism NB kiosks


Teaching Career Path
ESL: Quebec City high schools, Laval Univ.
Adult Basic Education:  Big Bend Community College (Germany), Ottawa Board of Education
Business, computers, art & special education: OBE & OCDSB high schools
Yearbook editor: Brookfield HS
A/V technical services: various organizations & guilds in the Ottawa area


Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Commerce (Queen’s University, Kingston); BA & MA (University of Ottawa)
Ontario Teaching certificates: Special Education, Business, & Computers
Ontario Principal’s qualifications