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Carole Sabiston

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Carole Sabiston (born 1939) is a Canadian textile artist who lives in Victoria, British Columbia.


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Sabiston was born in London, England, and in 1948, moved to Canada with her family at age eight. In 1977 Carole Sabiston married Jim Munro, owner of Munro's Books, a bookstore in Victoria, B.C. Her tapestries representing the four seasons decorate architecture niches and contribute to the decor that made Munro's make a list of 'Sixteen Bookstores to See Before You Die'.

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She has created large-scale installations for public institutions, theatrical events, public ceremonies and exhibitions and has received commissions from the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, the University of Victoria, the Pacific Forestry Centre, the McPherson Theatre, and mystery writer P.D. James.

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Sabiston won the Saidye Bronfman Award for Excellence in 1987, the Order of British Columbia, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal and the 125th Canada Medal. In 1995, she received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the University of Victoria.

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Sabiston was friends with Pulitzer Prize winning author, Carol Shields, who moved down the street from Sabiston in 2000 until Shields died in 2003. As a tribute to her friend, Sabiston created a work of art that wove together pieces of Shields' clothing and hair.

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Her most recent major show was a lifetime retrospective at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

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