Region: Vancouver Coast & Mountains
Marina Georgiadis works in a variety of mediums but mainly fibre art and silver metal. Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, she lived in Athens, Greece for many years where she received her training as a silversmith. In 2009 she founded Vanti Designs. Later she settled in Vancouver, BC and inspired by the natural beauty of the West Coast she began exploring the ancient art of dyeing with natural dyes and plants, a process called eco printing. Marina uses natural fibres and leaves to capture nature’s beauty and create one of kind luxurious scarves with patterns and colors that are part of a dialogue with nature.