Photography, Textile

Scheuing, Ruth

About the artist
Ruth Scheuing is an artist who works in textiles, with a focus on how textiles communicate through patterns, as language and mythology and how they reflect women’s history as well as global trade. Her work often explores new technologies, such as computerized Jacquard looms and GPS (Geographical Positioning System) technology, Google Earth and Satellites. Recent group exhibitions exhibitions include Women’s Work at the Italian Culture Centre from September –December 30 2018 and the Canadian Craft Biennale in 2017 in Burlington,+ earlier projects include Silkroads an artists residency at the Surrey Art Gallery Tech lab in 2010. Countermapping for the PUSH Festival, 2010 Vancouver, Andante at the Richmond Art Gallery in 2012 and Dreamland: Textiles and the Canadian Landscape’ touring 2012-14. She taught in the Textile Arts Program at Capilano University from 1994-2014. She is part of TAD (Textile Art Department) together with Mary Lou Trinkwon, which facilitates Textile based projects and currently focuses on making our computerized AVL Jacq3G hand Jacquard loom available to the community. And currently teach introductory and advanced course on our loom. TAD moved in 2015 from the 'Big Green House' to Makerlabs on 780 Cordova.

Ruth Scheuing is an artist who works in textiles, with a focus on Jacquard weaving and GPS technologies.

Map Code: A2
780 E Cordova St
Vancouver , BC