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 LaHave Weaving Studio 2018 Instructors

  Lesley Armstrong
      Weaver & teacher
   B.F.A. NSCAD, Halifax, NS
Special studies Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science

   M.A. in Art Education, Philadelphia College of Art
   Owner Lesley Armstrong Fine Wovens, Halifax, NS
   Co-owner Armstrong Fox Textiles, Dartmouth, NS
   Owner Armstrong Textiles, Upper LaHave, NS
   Owner LaHave Weaving Studio, Lunenburg, NS



   Kate Delmage  biography
   Fashion & costume designer   
   B.Sc. Wilfred Laurier
   B.F.A. NSCAD U, Halifax, NS,
   Fashion Patterning, Ryerson U   
   Tailoring business in Toronto in classic coutourie tradition, using many hand techniques
   Works in film, theatre, & television as a costume designer, drafter, & builder




   Anke Fox  biography
   Textile artist & teacher                                                                                        
    B.F.A., Major in Textiles, Minor in Art History, NSCAD University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Taught weaving & tapestry at Nova Scotia Centre for Craft & Design, Halifax
    Co-owner Armstrong Fox Textiles (2004-2008)
    Worked as technician at experimental textiles lab The @ Lab,
Halifax, NS
    Full-time Textiles Technician, NSCAD University
    Exhibited nationally & internationally.



  Sharon Orpin  biography
  Spinner & teacher
  Alpaca farmer for 14 years
  Resident spinner at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg, NS
  Spinner of all types of fibre; interpreter of maritime culture
  Convener of the Annual Maritimes Fibre Arts Retreat (in its 9th year)



     Nancy Price biography
    Artist & teacher
    B.F.A. Ontario College of Art, Toronto
     M.F.A. NSCAD, Halifax, NS
     Studied at Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Coutoure Parisienne, Paris 
     Post-secondary courses taught include Print & Dye, Repeat & Surface Design, Weaving, 3-D Soft
     Form, & Experimental Fashion
     Worked in Costume & Props Dept., Stratford Festival, Ontario; in Japan & Italy



  Heather Sanft
  Craftsperson & teacher
   B.A in Anthropology & Museology
   Graduate Work in Museology, UBC, Vancouver, BC

   Specializing in willow basketry
   Taught basketry classes & gives talks on living willow fences
   Basketmaking apprentices in the U.K. & France
   Reproduction work (eel pots, lobster pots) & contemporary work in basketry