Category Archives: Martha Cole

All Beings Confluence – Martha Cole’s Community Project in Victoria

Martha Cole, a Saskatchewan fibre artist, has brought her monumental community art project to Victoria for the first time. You can see it in the Cadboro Bay United Church until May. “All Beings Confluence is a community-based, interactive project that was directly inspired by Carolyn McDade, a composer, social activist and environmentalist whose music has sustained and […]

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Chlorophyll and Hemoglobin

In my degree studies I am exploring the connection between red cells in human blood and chlorophyll in plants.I dyed many different household linens in greens and reds: pillow cases with embroidery, tea towels, bed sheets, napkins, table cloths.I used a Val Campbell-Harding method to randomly strip-piece the different cloths. After one cut and sewing […]

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Martha Cole Workshop

Last week the Vancouver Island Surface Design Association attended a professional development workshop facilitated by Martha Cole, fibre artist from Saskatchewan. The place and the day was significant because it was the inaugural workshop in Gloria Daly’s new studio.She welcomed us all into her new workspace after having worked very hard to get it finished […]

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Banff March 18

Last Sunday I took the afternoon off and went cross country skiing with Ron. The fresh air and vigorous exercise was mind clearing.Today we are continuing our sessions with Martha Cole. This morning we learnt some strategies for coping with negative criticism of our work – great tools to have when putting your work out […]

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