CLOTH BOOKS PRESENTATIONS
Adelaide Women's Art Studio, Fabric Arts
Book Club - Women's Art Association
Canadian Ethnic Journalists and Writers' Club Members
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Staff
"Doors Open" - Women's Art Association
Flemingdon Health Centre in April 2006
Native Women's Resource Centre
Ontario Craft Council Staff
Poster Session at the 29th Congress, International Board on Books For Young People (IBBY), in Cape Town, South Africa, September 2004
Students, Parents and Staff at Sprucecourt School
Teachers' Craft Shows
Toronto Women's Bookstore Staff
University of Toronto Child Care Centre
Trent University Women's Craft Show
Working Women's Community Centre Staff
And many, many more - to groups and individuals, including those who offered support for the Cloth Books Project.
CLOTH BOOKS ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHOPS
Worked with students of English as a Second Language to create story cloths ( like Chilean arpilleras)
Wrote and published, with donated assistance, a cloth books flyer and a cloth books brochure, "Crossing Generations To Sew Family Ties" (reprinted on this web site)
Workshops at The Native Women's Resource Centre for their Literacy and Parenting (Pimaatisiwin) Programs, 2004 and 2005
Cloth Books Workshop for the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Conference, "And Still We Rise", February 2006
Current cloth books sewing projects - "Greedy Lion", an Indian folktale; "Anansi", a Ghanaian folktale; and "Stop Bugging Me!", a book for blind children.
Will build a stronger connection with the CNIB regarding books for blind children.
Will continue outreach to those who are willing to make cloth books.
Will continue outreach to those who will offer donated services or funding for the Cloth Books Project
Will continue to explore all avenues to support a Cloth Books Exhibition.
Recipient of an Ontario Arts Council Grant for the Cloth Books Project, "Crossing Generations to Sew Family Ties".
If you wish to inquire about any aspect of the Cloth Books Project, including information about booking a Presentation or Workshops, please feel free to do so. I would be pleased to hear from you.