Ixchel Suarez

341 Covert Hill Road
K0K 3K0

Phone: 289 242 8685

Mobile: 289 242 8685

Website: http://ixchelsuarez.com

Profile Type: artist

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Ixchel Suárez (She-Her) Ixchel Suarez has been a textile and fibre artist for almost 40 years. Her practice explores material and concepts, particularly in Tapestry, in non-conventional ways. Her integration of Abstract Expressionism with Tapestry has been Internationally recognized on numerous occasions. Her most recent recognition was the 2021 Award of Excellence, From Lausanne to Beijing, Fibre Art Biennale. Ixchel holds a master’s degree in Museum Studies (Iberoamericana University, Mexico City), a BA in Graphic Design & Art History (Anahuac University, MC), and Post-Graduate Studies in Contemporary Textiles in Łódź, Poland. (Top International Textile School). She is the Founder and Director of Textil Creativo, Oakville Arts Studio and the not-for-profit Canadian Tapestry and Texture Centre, whose mission is to practice the integration of tradition, culture, and self-expression, through textile and interdisciplinary creative arts in order to empower individuals and promote a stronger, healthier, creative community. She has collaborated and written in specialized publications for international Textile and Design magazines as well as online resources and has been featured in many related publications. She is a Member of the Canadian Tapestry Network, American Tapestry Alliance, World Textile Art, Handweavers Guild of America, British Tapestry Group, as well as the former President of the Oakville Handweavers and Spinners Guild. Ixchel has been a recipient of Visual Arts Grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Oakville Arts Council, Trillium Foundation, among others. She has presented many solo and group shows, and her work is shown in private and public collections in Europe, Central, and North America.

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