Maker + Teacher, Sandra Clarke, has been untangling skeins of yarn and making useful shiny things for over 30 years. Born in the colourful, celtic, west-end Montreal neighbourhood of Griffintown, and educated in Montreal, New York, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Toronto, helped Sandra developed her eclectic style. Her textile + fibre arts and courses include; weaving, spinning, macrame, felting and knitting. And on the shiny arts side, she creates and teaches; fused glass, beaded trees of life, jewelry and button making, Her art can be seen regularly in boutiques, galleries, and online. Sandra’s ecology themed colouring books can be found on Amazon an in her courses. Nature themes are also explored in Sandra’s illustrations, both graphic and by hand. She teaches art + art business courses online and in galleries + schools. Sandra gives traditional arts a contemporary life while still retaining practicality + function. Sandra lives with her husband + children dividing her time between her home in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada and her off-grid cabin-in-the-woods near Algonquin Park in Highlands East, Ontario.