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Skye Morrison

SkyeWorks
Director
Hastings, Ontario
Dr. Skye Morrison is a Canadian educator, researcher and designer with a life long interest in traditional crafts.  She received a PhD in Folklore (Material Culture) from the University of Pennsylvania (1991), an MA in Design and Environmental Analysis from Cornell University (1976) and a Diploma in Design (Textiles) from Sheridan College, Canada (1972). She was a professor at Sheridan College School of Crafts and Design from 1978 – 2002, when she left full time teaching to pursue research projects. She has researched Narrative Textiles in Bihar, Jharkhand and Kutch as well as in Canada, Panama and Chile. She curated numerous exhibitions and wrote and directed the Film: “Thread has a Life of its Own, Aboriginal Women’s Stitched Stories.” Pursuing her forty year passion for kites and kite making Skye has written “Strings of a Timeless Tradition” and the script for the film “Keepers of Flight” about the kite makers of Gujarat.
 
Skye’s love affair with India began in 1992, as a visiting professor at NID, Ahmedabad. In 2009 she wrote and co-authored with Jay Thakkar, Matra: Ways of Viewing Vernacular Built form in Himachal Pradesh, Published by CEPT University receiving the best book written on Indian Architecture award, 2009. Her academic associations continue with NID, IICD, Jaipur, NIFT, and Pearl Academy.
 Skye Morrison tells stories of products through the ‘Skye Word Salon’ at AnanTaya and AKFD Storey, Jaipur. She works on storytelling and grant writing workshops for designers, from her heritage home in Canada. Skye handmakes masks, kites and hosts a community edible peace garden as her Pandemic practice
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