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Toronto/Hillsburgh
Breathing new life into outmoded & discarded stuff is my passion. I come from a textile background, but my challenge now is to use only upcycled/pre-used materials, mostly electronic junk and wood currently. I have a love/hate relationship with the stuff: appalled by the over-consumption and planned obsolescence that produces it, but inspired by manipulating materials at hand to express personal/political/social/environmental concerns.
My designs are defined and limited by available materials. It is so satisfying to dream up new ways of using junk to keep a tiny fraction at least out of the waste stream, and I embrace, and use, the inherent imperfections in pre-used stuff!
I have shown my work at several TOAF’s, studio tours, group shows, a couple of solo shows, and currently have work at Petroff Gallery.
Detail images of works on sale are on my website, Instagram and Facebook. Colours will vary depending on devices/screens used. Please contact me for a virtual tour/showing!!

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