About Donna-Fay Digance
Donna-Fay Digance is a contemporary art quilter who lives and works on Saturna Island, BC. She received her Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta and a Master's Degree from the University of British Columbia. Post graduate studies included a year at Goldsmith's College School of Art in London, England, printmaking at Emily Carr College of Art and fabric art courses at Maiwa Handprints.
She has participated in many group and solo shows.
Her largest commission to date is a three panel quilted triptych for Parks Canada. She belongs to a number of professional organizations including: The Surface Design Association, Studio Art Quilts Association, Southern Gulf Islands Art Council, FAN, and Art Saturna.
Her preferred medium is painted and dyed silk. She uses the sewing machine as a drawing tool to create line and texture with thread. Recent themes are dreamscapes, influenced by her natural island surroundings.
A former teacher, painter and printmaker, she has attained a lifelong goal of becoming a professional artist by working in her own studio to create unique art quilts.
email: Donna-Fay Digance
Artwork by Donna-Fay Digance
Jade Coast Arbutus, Edge of the Forest
Mt. Warburton Pike
Exhibition Artwork by Donna-Fay Digance
Reflections on a Walk in the Forest.
SEASONAL AFFECT: Seasonal Affect