Lecturing, public speaking,
and other professsional activity.
2004 ~ January.
Lecture at Camosun College. Victoria. B.C.
2003 ~ Artists talk. To accompany Familiars exhibition.Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. British Columbia.
2002 ~ Speaker. New Directions in Art series. Hornby Island Arts Council.
Lecture: Capilano College. Vancouver.
2001 ~ Textile as Code. Presentation with Ingrid Bachman & Ruth Scheuing.
Bienniale Symposium for Textile Association of America. Santa Fe. USA.
Panelist. Locating Feminism.
(Mentoring Artists for Womens Art)
2000 ~ Lecture. New gaol/old goal. Knysna Arts Council. South Africa.
1999 ~ Lecture. Technologies, Tools, and Visual Languages.
Humanities Research Unit.
University of Saskatchewan.
SURFACE : 10 week thematic residency. Banff Centre for the Arts.
Lecture. Alberta College of Art. Calgary.
Relocated Studio from Saskatoon to Hornby Island.
1998 ~ Panelist. Webs://Textiles and New Technology. USA.
University of California at Davis.
Curator: Emily duBois.
Self-directed 6 weeks residency, Banff Centre for the Arts.
1997 ~ Chair. Editorial Committe and board Blackflash
(A photo-based and new technology journal for the arts.)
1997 ~ Lecture. International Womens Day speaker. Dunlop Gallery, Regina.
1996 ~ Visiting artist and public lecture. Nova Scotia college of Art & Design.
Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1995 ~ Performance. couRAGEous Acts, (Women & Art),
25th Street Theatre. Saskatoon.
1995 ~ Guest lecture. Women and Gender Studies, University of Saskatchewan.
1995 ~ Speaker.
Norman Mackenzie Gallery, Regina.
1995 ~ Chair of the Visual Arts Committee of the Saskatchewan Arts Board.
(appointed to the S.A.B., 1992)
1994 ~ Initiated and facilitated, as a volunteer, the collaborative design of a
community tapestry at Prince Alberts SIAST Woodland Campus, honouring pioneer weavers, Kate Waterhouse and Margreet van Walsem.
1993 ~ Panelist. The Role of the Artist in Public Art, Ottawa,
Professional Workshop Series.
Coalition of Creative Organizations (COCO) keynote speaker at
symposium, Chicago. USA.
Lecture. Textiles as international language Knysna, South Africa.
1992 ~ Panelist: Textiles on the Edge. Symposium Feminist Art Criticism: Into the 90s Women Artists Slide Library, Morley College, London. England.
Speaker. Symposium, Distant Lives/Shared Voices
and panelist in Tapestry and Politics session, Lodz, Pland.
Lecture. Ecole Atelier, Montreal.
Lecture. Women and Gender Studies, University of Saskatchewan.
Facilitator for closing session, Cloth: An Infinity of Gestures
Concordia University, Montreal.
Juror for Canada Council
1991 ~ Public lecture at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary.
A Grant juror, Saskatchewan Arts Board.
1990 ~ Visiting Fellow for the year. Fine Art Dept. Monash University.
Public lectures at Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Tapestry
Workshop, Melbourne, and The Canberra School of Art, Australia.
The Hobart School of Art, Tasmania.
Honorary Life Membership of Norman Mackenzie Gallery, Regina.
1989 ~ A Grant juror, Saskatchewan Arts Board.
1988` ~ Advisory Panel, SIAST Institute, Prince Albert, Sask. until 1992.
1989 ~ Lecture. Department of Continuing Education.
University of British Columbia
Moderator for CARFAC, Artists Working: A Symposium.
Juror for Saskatchewan Arts Board.
1988 ~ One of two Canadians invited to be a keynote speaker international
symposium, World Tapestry Today, Melbourne, Australia.
1987 ~ Juror for the Canada Council Art Bank.
Juror for the Saskatchewan Arts Board.
1985 ~ Chair. Visual Arts Committee. AKA Gallery (artist run centre)
1984 ~ Board member. AKA Gallery.
1983 ~ CARFAC Provincial Representative.
1981 ~ Honorary life-time membership of AKA Gallery, Saskatoon.
1980 ~ Juror for Prince Albert Winter Festival Art Exhibition.
1979 ~ Served on Acquisitions Advisory Panel for Saskatchewan Arts Board.
1971 ~ Founding membe of the Shoestring Gallery (which later became AKA
artist run centre).
1992 ~ 16 ft x 12 ft Mixed media Triptych for Council Chamber, New Ottawa City Hall, designed by Moshe Safdie.
(Now the property of the Department of External Affairs)