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About the Artist
About Quilting Artist Joan Hug-Valeriote
Joan Hug-Valeriote is an award-winning, professional quilt/fibre artist. She is a recognized Ontario Artist who was subsidized by the Ontario Arts Council as a Visiting Artist in Education in Ontario schools over a ten year period. She is an artist member of Studio Art Quilt Associates and also provides longarm quilting services in Guelph, Ontario.
Joan has been sewing since early childhood and has been quilting since 1977 while working in the film business and later teaching French in Toronto schools. Her quilting has been influenced by international travel as well as five years living in Switzerland, France and Spain, and four years in California. Her work has been juried into shows in the U.S., Italy, Switzerland, France and New Zealand as well as national shows in Canada such as the Grand National Quilt Exhibition and the Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show.