Convergence: Work by Canadian and U.S. Women Artists

Maggie Glossop
Fibre Art: handmade felt from wool, silk, cashmere, mohair, angora,
qiviut (musk ox hair), alpaca, flax, hemp

Ottawa, Ontario

1970 BA - Trent University, Peterborough, On.
1986 Master Spinning Certificate, Algonquin College, Ottawa, On.

Selected Solo & 2 Person Exhibitions
2004 "Great Escapes” Gallery Francesco, Ottawa, Ontario
2003 "the other day I felt something…" Philip Wood Gallery, Almonte, Ontario
2002 "Recollections & Reflections" Gallery Old Chelsea, Chelsea, Quebec
2001 "Watermarks" Britannia Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
2000 "Alchemy” Eclectica Gallery, Kingston, Ontario
1996 "Wool Gathering” Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, On.
1996 "Espace” Centre d'Exposition L'Imagier, Aylmer, Quebec
1993 "Trees Mend Us” Earthly Treasures Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

Selected Group Exhibitions
1994 - present The Ottawa Art Festival, Ottawa, Ontario
2002 "Bread & Roses", Heartwood Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario
2001 "Capes” Cornwall Regional Art Gallery, Cornwall, Ontario
1999 "Annual Juried Show” Cornwall Regional Art Gallery, Cornwall, On
1998 "Recent Work” Stanley Wilbert Gallery, Calgery, Alberta
1995 "Random Acts of Beauty” Collected Works, Toronto, Ontario
1995 "Have You Met My Friend Art?” Russel Gallery, Peterborough, On
1994 "Enchanted” World Exchange Plaza Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

Fibre Art Related Projects and Activities
1997 - present member of Ottawa Art Festival planning committee
2002 - 2004 chair - Ottawa Art Festival planning committee
2002 - 2003 workshop leader - fibre arts - National Gallery of Canada and
Museum of Civilization, Ottawa, Ontario
2001 – present Instructor, Algonquin College, Mississippi Mills School for the Arts
1990 – present Instructor for MASC (Arts for Schools and Communities)
1985 – present Lecturer and workshop leader at provincial, national, international conferences

1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 “Arts Smarts” Community Foundation of Ottawa, Ottawa, On.
1994, 1996, 1998 "Artist in Education” Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario

2000 3rd place Innovative category World Quilt and Textile Show, Lansing, Michigan, USA
2000 Judges Choice Award Y2Quilt, Victoria, BC
1999 Peoples Choice Award Annual Juried Show, Cornwall Regional Art Gallery

Commissions / Collections
Installation for the International Year of the Family for the National Capital Commission,
Ottawa, Ontario
Mayor's office, Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, Ontario
Childrens' Treatment Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
Museum Of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec
Focus Eye Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
Many private and corporate collections worldwide

Ann Bird Ann Kuckelman Cobb Laurie Culling Diana Dunkley Jan Gaumnitz Maggie Glossop Missy Hamilton Roberta Huebener Susan Rennick Jolliffe Susan Jordan Maryse Maynard Liz Minnes Nan Renbarger Margaret Rose Chandler Swain Cathy Tisdale Wendo Van Essen Yvonne Wiegers

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