Faculty Profile for Marion Spanjerdt
Haliburton School of The ArtsMarion Spanjerdt received her art training at the Royal College of Art and Design in s'Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, prior to coming to Canada. A textile artist known for her colourful textile collages, she has travelled extensively conducting workshops across Canada, the US, Australia and New Zealand. Her work has been exhibited internationally as well as in local group shows in Ontario. In addition to privately commissioned textiles, she has produced large works for public buildings in North America and the Netherlands, and is the recipient of various rewards and grants from The Ontario Crafts Council and The Canada Council of The Arts.
Marion has taught summer courses at the Haliburton School of The Arts since 1981, and was also an instructor for the Fibre Arts Certificate Program. She is a member of Connections Fibre Artists, a group of artists working in a variety of textile media and who exhibit together a couple of times a year. www.connectionsfibreartists.com connectionsfibreartists.blogspot.com