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Companies and Organizations
Silk Painters International (SPIN): Their goal is to establish silk painting as a recognized art form by encouraging and promoting collecting, displaying, and production of silk art at the highest level. SPIN supports eclectic artistic expression."
Haliburton School of Art: Discover the creative energy and inspiring setting that is as much a part of the Haliburton School of The Arts as the courses within the schedule. Whether you seek motivation or retreat, simplicity or challenge, you will be encouraged to find your creative voice within a community that fosters a sense of belonging. With an eclectic and extensive variety of courses offered at a range of skill levels, there’s something for everyone! In addition to the courses there are many extra-curricular opportunities to share time with fellow students and faculty members. Wine and cheese gallery receptions, free presentations, instructor slide shows, self-guided walk-about exhibitions, and social evenings with dinner and entertainment will complete your Haliburton experience.
THE MUSEUM FOR TEXTILES The only museum in Canada exclusively devoted to the collection, exhibition, and documentation of textiles from around the world.
Ontario Handweavers and Spinners The Ontario Handweavers and Spinners organized in 1956 to promote high standards in the fibre arts and arouse public interest in our craft.
Modern Batik - David Kibuuka has been promoting and teaching Modern Batik for over 10 years. Modern Batik technique is a revolutionary repackaged application that enhances the detail of an image on fabric using wax and dyes. The effect that can be achieved through resistant dyeing often results in amazing, unpredictable textures and tone.
Kathy Tidswell: Kathy combines painting on fabric with free motion embroidery to produce works of art. She also blends innovative and traditional techniques to create unique wall hangings and original wearable art. Her pieces have been juried into Canadian Quilters Association / Association canadienne de la courtepointe ( CQA/ACC ) National Juried Shows, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery Grand National Exhibitions and Ontario Network of Needleworkers Threadworks. In 1999 she won the CQA/ACC Award of Excellence in Wearable Art and in 2005 received Honourable Mention.
Mary Ann Smith - Hand Dyed Wool Rovings, Handspun Yarn and Hats
Mairead Lavery: A local shibori artist that has a small but beautify gallery of her shibori quilts and kites
Katherine Munro: Dakini Silks featuring Silk Paintings by Katherine Munro.
Kristina Tickle: Textile artist
Paula Burch: A great informative site (neutral) about dyeing fabrics. Great instructions on Tie-dyeing, batik dyeing and Acid Dyes.
Lynn Heller - original quilt artists who uses a lot of heat transfers, silks to create textures and dimension
Amelie Koning: Silk painter
Jane Sasonow- White: Silk Painter based out of Norris Arm North, Newfoundland.
Daniel Jean Baptiste: Daniel Jean Baptist's amazing silk paintings using Liquid Colours really show off the possibilities with silk painting as an art and not craft. He's done some of the best paintings I've seen using our Liquid Colours line. Daniel's fine artwork is an inspiring collection not to be missed!
Dale Shutt of Island Design: For the past 25 years my home and studio have been on Grand-Calumet Island, located in the Ottawa River , 85 kilometers north-west of Ottawa-Hull. Painting with dyes on silk I create sculptures, masks, wall hangings, banners, screens, quilt tops, kites, interior windows , kimonos and framed paintings.
Ingrid Boesel: Weaver
Jan Creelman - Cotton, Wax and dyes fabric artist