As part of our Sunday Art Makers' series, Sandra Storey will be joining us from Tagish to demonstrate ceramic sculptures as part of her bear and spirit bear series. Stop by Art House Carcross between 10 AM and 4 PM to see Sandra share her processes!
about sandra storey
Sandra was born and grew up in the Yukon Territory of Canada. After time in New Zealand, she returned to the Canadian north. She creates sculptures out of her studio at Tagish Lake. Video
Sandra studied art for three years under Canadian artist Ted Harrison before completing a Bachelor of Arts degree at Emily Carr College of Art and Design. She won a number of scholarships during her time at the college and graduated with a degree of distinction for an outstanding body of work. Two of her strongest influences were ceramic artist and teacher, Sally Michener, and sculptor and teacher, George Rammel, who oversaw the creation of Bill Reid's "Spirit Canoe."
Sandra was involved in the creation of Wild Oats Studio in Vancouver and Burning Issues Gallery in New Zealand. She is associated with the Potters' Society, Northland Arts Trust and Reyburn House Gallery in New Zealand, and the Yukon Art Society.
Sandra was a guest artist with JICA in Seoul, Korea. Her work is in collections in Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and Korea, among others. She is currently represented by the Arts Underground, Yukon Artists' at Work and North End Fine Arts Gallery inWhitehorse, JustImajan Gallery in Cochrane. Sandra is also certified as a teacher.