Michelle Sirois Silver
Michelle Sirois Silver was born on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River and spent her formative years on Vancouver Island. She grew up in a home where making things was the norm. She worked in educational broadcast for over a decade and has been making hand hooked rugs for more than twenty years. Sirois Silver is a self-taught artist who has studied with Canadian hand hooking artists Barb Kennedy, Ann Taylor, and Anne Boissonot, as well as fiber artists Dorothy Caldwell and Jason Pollen. She exhibits internationally, teaches, and writes and speaks about her art practice. Sirois Silver works from her studio in Vancouver, British Columbia.