May 13 Meeting Presentation

Andrea Tsang Jackson, 3rd Story Workshop: Light and Fabric: Approaches to Transparency

Andrea Tsang Jackson is an emerging textile artist, quilt designer, author and educator. After working in various design fields and settings ranging from architecture to museums, the quilting medium called to her as a way to explore place, belonging, and agency. She holds a Master of Architecture from McGill University and a Master of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She was the 2017 Artist-in-Residence at the Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. In 2016, she was awarded the Etsy Canada Award for New Talent. Her work has been published in Flare, Design Milk Everyday, Uppercase, and various quilting publications. Andrea’s first book, Patchwork Lab: Gemology, was published by Lucky Spool in 2019. Andrea lives in Halifax with her husband and two sons

Her presentation is called Light and Fabric: Approaches to Transparency and she will share her fascination with manipulating colour and her approaches to transparency in her quilt design process. Using examples from her book, Patchwork Lab: Gemology, as well as other design from her body of work she provides practical ways of thining about colour in your own work, as well as digital tools that can help you along the way.