BC textile artist Charllotte Kwon wins Robert Jekyll Award for Leadership in Craft
Craft Council of British Columbia (CCBC) is proud to announce the 2017 Robert Jekyll Award for Leadership in Craft recipient, Charllotte Kwon.
A business leader, teacher, promoter, non-profit founder and a textile artist in her own right, Kwon has worked for over 30 years to advance the practice and appreciation of textile arts here in Canada and across the globe. An expert in natural dyes, she has traveled the world, studying, teaching, and working with artists in traditional techniques in India, Peru, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and here at home in Canada. Through documentaries, books, workshops and symposiums, she shares her love of textile arts with an audience both in and outside of the craft community.
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Where: Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St, Granville Island
When: 7-11 pm February 8th, 2018
Thursday, October 12, 2017 ― Thursday, November 23, 2017
In this exhibition Hope Forstenzer will expand on a theme she has noticed in her sculptures of late: our concept of self versus our physical bodies, and how they are often at odds. We see our moods, beliefs, and our likes and dislikes as “us,” when chemistry often rules how our minds work. If we’re healthy, we’re surprised that eating differently […]
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