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BIO

<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">Regular Part-Time
<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">Joanna Close
<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">Regular Part-Time Faculty
Division of Craft
<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">CONTACT INFORMATION

Office Number: S413
Email: Jclose@nscad.ca

<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">Background
2004 BFA Textiles NSCAD University
2006 MA Textiles and Fibre Art Winchester School of Art at the University of Southampton
2019 Grants to Individuals from Arts NS
2010 Creation Grant from the Nova Scotia Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.
2008 Arts New Brunswick Creation Grant.
<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">CURRENT RESEARCH AND/OR CREATIVE PRACTICE

My artwork involves exploring the rural imagery of landscapes and domestic life through textiles and illustration. Dyeing, weaving, silk-screen printing, rug hooking, drawing and stitching are amongst the mediums that I work with.
Recent years have yielded extensive research in the creation and application of natural dyes from local and non-local plant, mineral and insect sources.
www.joannaclose.ca

<ӣƵ class="elementor-heading-title elementor-size-default">SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS/EXHIBITIONS

Publications and exhibitions list can be found at http://joannaclose.ca/index.php/about/cv/2/