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Sandra Brownlee (Canada)

Sandra Brownlee is an artist based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she pursues her ongoing interests in weaving, tactile notebook keeping, and teaching.

She has exhibited her work extensively throughout North America in both solo and group exhibitions since the late 1970’s. Recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition at the David Kaye Gallery in Toronto, GGVMA Award exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada, and Innovators and Legends, Generations in Textiles and Fibers, organised by the Muskegon Museum of Art.

Sandra Brownlee has earned her MFA in Fibers from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has received numerous awards including the 2014 Governor General Visual and Media Arts Saidye Bronfman Award, a Canada Council B Grant, and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts.

Sandra has taught her Tactile Notebook & the Written Word workshop at many venues including Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Shakerag Workshop, Maiwa Textile Symposium, Long Ridge Farm, Bigcat Textiles, Committed to Cloth, and the Contemporary Textiles Studio (Toronto).

Sandra Brownlee Portfolio