My prime interest is creativity, my own and others. Creativity is a force for
development of self and community. I weave tapestries to better understand what
moves me, to better love what I love. Whether with children in schools, groups
of people in community or students of weaving, I work with the belief that
Some of my pursuits include: writing about people making art; weaving
tapestries, most of which exhibit abroad; teaching art in schools and in
community programs; teaching tapestry weaving; consulting on projects which
combine creativity and business; working creatively in my home community.
I have worked with the Pangnirtung weavers since 1980, first as the resident
manager then as their visiting arts advisor. They have given me more than I
could ever hope to give them.
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