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  • "Donna is a very creative individual. She is also concerned about producing a high quality material. I wore one of her silk coats to a high-end restaurant in New York city last y..."
    Monique Bergamo, Delta, BC
Artist Bio:

  1973 -76  Graduated in Textile Designing from a three year Diploma course at the Sheridan School of Design in (Mississauga, Ontario). 


  1976-79 Graduated from a 3 Year Diploma course in Fashion & Knits in (Oakville, Ontario ).


 1979 to 1990 -  After graduating, I moved to Vancouver, BC.

                          I joined the WCFDA" (Western Canadian Fashion Designers Association) as an Associate member.


       Through this high profile FASHION GROUP,we promoted our trade in various media. I participated in high profile fashion shows in selected venues,along with radio,magazines and TV.


      1980 and 1990, I taught Textile Designing at the Abbotsford College to 1st and 2nd year fashion students.

                   I was also on the faculty of the continuing education at the Vancouver School Board, where I taught Hand Painting, Silk Screening, Sewing, Needlepoint, Weaving, Knitting machine & Natural & Chemical dying.


      1990 - 1997, I retailed my line @ the Hani Kalani Resort in Oahu,, Hawaii along with High profile Craft Fairs like the Pacific HandCrafters Guild. .


      1979 to 2017, I have had my art work in boutiques and art stores, along with Art Festivals throughout the Northwest (USA and Canada). 


          * My inspiration comes from the beauty of nature in landscapes, plants and all living things that is a constant teacher for me, displaying all their beautiful colours, forms, texture and shapes, which I express on my Canvas of Hand Painted Silk fabrics.

 

              I create my garments through pattern drafting and draping from my Judy, to make the shapes and forms that transform my Hand Painted silks into a beautiful vibrant and draping garment that is of class and timelessness. 

  

               As a professional Textile & Fashion Designer, for over 38 years ,my reward is to see satisfied clients return, adding to their collection and introducing their friends & family to my unique line. 


                This is what brings me joy and enthusiasm to keep creating   

 

                                             Thank You!!!  Enjoy ; -)

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