Photography, Textile

Scheuing, Ruth

About the artist
Ruth Scheuing is an artist who works in textiles, with a focus on how textiles communicate through patterns, as language and mythology and how they reflect women’s history as well as global trade. Her work often explores new technologies, such as computerized Jacquard looms and GPS (Geographical Positioning System) technology, Google Earth and Satellites. Recent exhibitions + projects include: Silkroads an artists residency at the Surrey Art Gallery Tech lab in 2010. Countermapping for the PUSH Festival, 2010 Vancouver, Andante at the Richmond Art Gallery in 2012 and ‘Dreamland’: Textiles and the Canadian Landscape’ touring 2012-14 (Toronto, Guelph and PEI) organized by the Textile Museum of Canada and ‘Walking the line’, made for ‘Digital Threads’, www.digitalthreads.ca a web project organized by the Textile Museum of Canada. She taught in the Textile Arts Program at Capilano University from 1994-2014. She is part of TAD (Textile Arts Department), founded in 2014, which facilitates Textile based projects and currently focuses on making our Digital hand Jacquard loom available to the community. And currently teach introductory and advanced course on our loom. TAD move recently from the 'Big Green House' to Makerlabs on 780 Cordova.

Ruth Scheuing is an artist who works in textiles, with a focus on Jacquard weaving and GPS technologies.

Map Code: A2
780 E Cordova St
Vancouver , BC