Creations in Fibre
Pauline McLean Dutkowski
Fibre & Textiles
Since 1972, Pauline has been creating tapestries and
fibrescapes that are now part of
Government, Corporate and Private collections
throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
She has exhibited extensively on three continents
participating in fiber art, textile art and fine art exhibitions.
She was recently appointed as the representative for Canada on the
International Artistic Advisors Board to the Museum of the Americas
"Small is Beautiful" CARROUSEL du LOUVRE, PARIS
ARTEXPO LAS VEGAS, Crisolart Galleries of Barcelona, Spain
WOMEN IN THE ARTS, Museum of the Americas, Doral, Florida, U.S.A.
FiberFusion - OUTSIDE the BOX, White Rock, Canada
LUXEMBOURG INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR
HANDS ACROSS THE PACIFIC, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CHINA, BEIJING - Canadian International Cultural Exchange
WOMEN (WORLD) TEXTILE ART 10th Anniversary, Coral Gables, Florida; WTA BIENNIAL, Venezuela; WTA BIENNIAL, Miami, Florida
Ist International Minitextile Exhibition, MUSEO NACIONAL DE BELLAS ARTES, Santiago, Chile
"Tierras Rojas - Red Earths", 3rd International Minitextile Exhibition, Mexico City, Mexico
"CITYSCAPE", CANADIAN EMBASSY, Tokyo, Japan
CANADA PAVILION, EXPO' 86, Vancouver, Canada
"Avenues in Fibre" LOUNT'S TAPESTRY GALLERY, Vancouver
1976 OLYMPIC EXHIBITION of the BRITISH COLUMBIA ART COLLECTION, MONTREAL CANADA
30 SELECTED CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS 2013
Published by the the Museum of the Americas Artists Library, Miami U.S.A.
100 CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS Volume 2, 2011
published by the European Communities Artists Library, Barcelona Spain & The Museum of the Americas, Florida U.S.A.
100 CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS (2007) - LINEART, Gent, Belgium &
INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS YEARBOOK 2006 - FINE ART PAVILION, FRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR
and other publications.
Pauline was born in Great Britain but has lived most of her life in Canada.
Her home and studio are located in White Rock, British Columbia.
Thirty-five minutes from Vancouver, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics and five minutes from the U.S./Canada border.
For over three decades she created woven tapestries using hand dyed and hand spun fiber.
She currently uses various methods of surface design on silk, wool, linen and other
natural fibres to express her vision.
Her desire is to encourage all artists working in fibre and textiles to think "Outside the Box"
There are no limits to what can be accomplished when we let our imaginations soar.
Don't be limited by the materials or somebody's conception of what you can or cannot do.
Fine art. Craft. What does it really matter? They are labels.
We have all been endowed with imagination and the ability to create in various ways.
BE INSPIRED! ENJOY! CREATE! SOAR ABOVE YOUR LIMITS!
Pauline's art is available for purchase through
Mind and Matter Art Gallery
"In my work I attempt to capture, in a small way,
some of the beauty of God's creation.
I delight in the texture and colour to be found in different types of fibre.
I enjoy using various techniques to express my vision
of the world around us.
I am grateful for the unique gifts we all possess
and desire to use mine to honour my Maker."
"The One whom you worship without knowing, Him I proclaim to you".
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