Textiles

Image of Project Acts of Resilience

“How do we connect with place each time we move city or country?” Acts of Resilience was an instruction to myself to cultivate a feeling of control. It consisted of two sets of repetitive acts, act I: step outside into the woods, choose a stick/a fallen twig, saw off the…

As a nomad during the formative years of my life, and later as an immigrant, a sense of cultural loss, and the search for a place to call home have been preoccupations that have persistently emerged in my work. In Noticing, I contemplated my interior landscape during a six-month period…

Trail of Hope documents a cross-country road trip and move in 2019 from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, through the U.S., and ending in Vancouver, BC.This work captures the provinces and states traversed as well as religious signage encountered along the way. On this, and several other road trips to the…

I spent a fair amount of time in 2018 hand-stitching while contemplating questions about happiness–both when living in Vancouver, BC and Bucklaw, Nova Scotia. This endevour resulted in a number of textile panels that I decided to put out there in the world in a show titled Eudaimonia. About Eudaimonia…