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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Another artist with my last name ;-)

Well Julie Cockburn, a British collage and sculpture artist is in another league from me entirely, but when you see someone with your last name who embroiders on photographs, you are naturally intrigued.

© Julie Cockburn
Julie Cockburn's "Bubble Hill," 2013, featuring hand embroidery on a found photograph.

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