artist
Barbara-Heller

Professional Achievements

Founder of the Canadian Tapestry Network and co-editor of the Newsletter, 1995 to present
Founder and president of the British Columbia Society of Tapestry Artists (BC Stars), 1993 to present

Board member, Crafts Council of Britsh Columbia, 2013 to present

Cultural Arts Committee, Jewish Community Centre, Vancouver, 2005 to present
Board Member, American Tapestry Alliance, 1998–2006
Canadian Correspondent, International Tapestry Journal, 1995–2005
Organized American Tapestry Biennial 4, opening in Richmond and travelling in the US, 2002
Co-curated Erosion, part of Artropolis, an exhibit of contemporary BC art, 2001
Editor of Making a Place for Tapestry and Weaving Between the Lines: BC Tapestry on the Edge, two books published by BC Stars
Organized the exhibit Weaving Between the Lines, travelling in BC and Alberta, 1998
Organized an international symposium, Making a Place for Tapestry, and concurrent exhibits, 1993
Opened the Fiber Art Studio on Granville Island in 1979

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