Past Folk Artists-in-Residence

The Folk Artist-in-Residence program supported the efforts of local artists and artisans working in traditional crafts and trades. See below for a list of Folk Artists-in-Residence.

Past Folk Artists-in-Residence

  • Philippe Elsworthy, Cabinetmaker, 1990
  • Elizabeth Eby, Fraktur Artist, 1991
  • Kathleen Bissett, Quilt Artist, 1992
  • Ian Bell, Musician, 1993
  • Chicki Mair, Spinner/Dyer, 1994
  • Peter Findlay, Woodcarver, 1995
  • David Robertson, Blacksmith, 1996
  • Daniel Kramer, Straw Worker, 1997
  • Barbara Fauth-Lange, Painter/Sculptor, 1998
  • Nancy-Lou Patterson, Artist/Writer, 1999
  • Ingrid Steiner, Cross-stitch Artist, 2000
  • Wesley Bates, Wood Engraver, 2001
  • Mary-Eileen McClear, Storyteller, 2002
  • Sally Melville, Knitter, 2003
  • Al Forler, Wildfowl Carver, 2004
  • Karen Wadsworth, Master Baker, 2005
  • Marilyn Gardiner, Beadwork Artist, 2007
  • Lori Norwood, Urban Repurposer, 2008
  • Rosemary Aicher, Ceramic Artist, 2009
  • Wendy Durfey, Basket Maker, 2010
  • Marlene Pomeroy, Contemporary Book Artist, 2011
  • Debbie Thompson-Wilson, Miniature Painter/Limner, 2012
  • Trevor Ewert and Sarah Granskou, Wood workers and Performers, 2013
  • Sue Firkser, Fibre Artist, 2014 
  • Laurie Spieker, Glass Artist, 2015
  • James Anthony Usas, Filmmaker, 2016
  • Douglas Morlock, Blacksmith, 2017 
  • Naomi Smith, Traditional Native Beadwork, 2018