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Contact:

Phone: 604-202-5710

Email: josephineclarketextiles @ gmail.com

Education

Bachelors of Design. Wilson School of Design - Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Residencies:

July 2018 to present. Textile artist in residence. Customs House Artisan Incubator. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia 

June 2017-July 2017. Paris and Documenta fine arts field school. Paris, France and Kassel, Germany

Exhibitions:

December 2020. (Upcoming) Quiet Potentials. J. Franklin Wright Art Gallery. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia.

June 2020. (Upcoming) What Is Left Behind? Corridor Gallery of Visual Arts Nova Scotia. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

February 2020. (Upcoming)  Elements: Earth, Air, Water and Fire. Bear River Artworks Gallery. Bear River, Nova Scotia.

September 2019. Rebirth. Lumiere Art at Night Festival. Sydney, Nova Scotia.

April 2018. The Show. Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Richmond, British Columbia 

March 2017. International Arts Focus Week. Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Richmond, British Columbia

 Teaching Experience

October 2019. Traditional Indigo. Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival. Amherst, Nova Scotia

November 2018. Hand Painting with Natural dyes. Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

November 2018. Block Printing with Natural Dyes. Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

October 2018. Painting with natural dyes. New Dawn Centre For Innovation. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia.

October 2018. Rust Dyeing:How to make Unique Designs With Rusty Objects. Cape Breton Centre For Craft and Design. Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

November 2016. Guest Lecturer: Use of Natural Mordants and Dyes. Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Richmond, British Columbia

Guild Memberships and Board Positions:  

Visual Arts Nova Scotia- Board member October 2019-Present 

Visual Arts Nova Scotia 

PAINTS (Professional Artists in the Schools)

Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council

CARFAC Maritimes.

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

Textile Society of America 

Awards and Grants 

2018 Wildflower Scholarship
2017 One World Study Abroad Grant
2016 John Fluevog Unique Soles award
2015 The Monty Endowed Award