Faculty Profile for Karen Richens


Karen Richens

Haliburton School of The Arts

Karen Richens has been a fibre and textile enthusiast for over twenty years, she spent a year of travel seeking textiles in Indonesia, India, Nepal and Africa. A passionate spinner, she has raised Shetland sheep for 15 years and enjoys the self-sufficiency of growing her own fibre and food. Karen is a graduate of the OHS, Spinning Certificate course and a spinning member of the Toronto Spiders, international winners of the International Back to Back Wool Challenge. She has taught a variety of textile-related workshops, especially those pertaining to wool spinning, felting and Shetlands.

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