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Jean Ottosen: jo6865@gmail.com

Education:

1980 BA University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Exhibits and Demonstrations:

Upcoming:

Current and Past:

2016, Sept. 15-18 – ArtNow! – Prairieland Park, Saskatoon, SK – my work was for sale at the SCC (Saskatchewan Crafts Council) booth.

2016 Cathedral Village Arts Festival Street Fair – vendor and demonstrator, May 28th.

2016 Art Gallery of Regina 40th Salon Show – group show – Art Gallery of Regina – March 9th – April 23rd.

2015 Traditions window exhibit – group show – Traditions, Regina, SK – November

2015 Back to Nature – TIGHR (The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers) Tri-ennial show, Victoria, BC – Oct. 4th – 8th.

2015 Plein Air Hooking Artists – Sauder Village Rug Hooking Week, Ohio, USA – Aug. 11th – 15th.

2015 Join The Thread, Weyburn, SK – July and August

2015 Cathedral Village Arts Festival Street Fair – demonstration and vendor

2015 Our Prairie in Fibre – Affinity Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – group show

2014 Cathedral Village Arts Festival Street Fair  – demonstrator and vendor

2013 Wintergreen – juried show – demonstrator and vendor

2013 Cathedral Village Arts Festival Street Fair – vendor

2013 Jury’s Out – Affinity Gallery, Saskatoon, SK – group show

2013 Dimensions 2013 – Saskatchewan Craft Council – group show

2012 Holy Catholic Resurrection Parish Bazaar and Craft Sale, Regina, SK – demonstrating rug hooking and vendor.

2012 Montmartre Folk Festival, Montmartre, SK – demonstrating rug hooking and vendor.

2012 Sunshine Arts Festival, Regina Beach, SK – demonstrating rug hooking and vendor.

2012 Cathedral Village Arts Festival Street Fair – demonstrating rug hooking and vendor.

2012 Queen City Exhibition – demonstrated and exhibited rug hooking.

2011 Queen City Exhibition – demonstrated stitching for the Regina Stitchery Guild and traditional rug hooking. Rug hooking on exhibit.

2005 Hooking in the Park – Wascana Park – organized by the Creative Rug Hookers Guild. 

2005 Glen Elm Library – Traditional rug hooking display and demonstration

2004 Glen Elm Library – Traditional rug hooking display and demonstration

2004 Lakeview United Church Craft Sale – Traditional rug hooking display and demonstration.

2003 Buffalo Days Exhibition – rug hooking exhibit and demonstration.

2002 Buffalo Days Exhibition – rug hooking exhibit and demonstration.

2001 Creative Rug Hookers of Regina – rug hooking demonstration and exhibit.

Memberships:

2015 – present member of TIGHR (The International Guild of Handhooking Rugmakers)

2014 – present member of Plein Air Hooking Artists

2013 – present Juried member of Saskatchewan Craft Council

2012  Saskatchewan Craft Council

2005 – 2012 Embroidery Association of Canada

2005 – 2012 Regina Stitchery Guild

2003 – 2005 Prairie Piecemaker Quilters Guild

1999 – 2006 Creative Rug Hookers of Regina

1988 – 1992 Airdrie Artists Guild – founder

1987 – 1990, 2011 – present Association of Traditional Hooking Artists

On-line Activity

2015 Facebook Page – JLT Studios

2014 – 2015   member of The Welcome Mat

2012 – present JLT Studios – a WordPress blog

2012 – present Etsy shop JLT Studios

2011 – present Rug Hooking Daily

Publications

2014   Rug Beat Magazine #10 – “Hooking En Plein Air: An Outdoor Journey” by Lori LaBerge.  Work featured in this article, alongside work of other members of the group.

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