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Annemarie Buchmann Gerber

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Nationality  Canadian
Known for  Textile arts
Died  23 December 2015
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Born  September 21, 1947Burgdorf, Switzerland

Annemarie Buchmann-Gerber (September 21, 1947 – December 23, 2015) was a Canadian artist known for her work with textiles and fiber materials. The subject matter of her work is based in feminism and contemporary issues.

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Education

Annemarie Buchnmann-Gerber had a five-year teaching certificate from Berne. Buchmann-Gerber took drawing and painting classes with George Glenn in Prince Albert. Afterward she completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Saskatchewan.

Career

Annemarie Buchmann-Gerber began her art career after meeting Margaret VanWalsem at the annual Winter Festival Exhibition in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and George Glenn, who was the artist in residence in Prince Albert at the time. Buchmann-Gerber cited that George Glen was influential in her development. Buchmann-Garber's early work focused specifically on textiles and in particular on weaving and stitching to create tapestries. Buchmann-Gerber was one of the founding members of The Saskatchewan Craft Council. She was a board member for The Mendel Art Gallery and The Saskatchewan Craft Council.

References

Annemarie Buchmann-Gerber Wikipedia


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