Entries by Terri

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Spaces Between – A Healing Journey

“Spaces Between”  is an installation at the Green Raven Clinic on Salt Spring Island. Reflections: Warp – I am the warp. I am black and I am strong and I hold all these pieces together. Without the warp she could not weave. I am dark and in the background so that all the colours of […]

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Remembering Misao Jo

On January 10, 2018, Misao Jo sensei passed away peacefully. She was 104, with her 105th birthday just a few months away. Misao has inspired so many through the SAORI philosophy and her passion for it. At 57 she embarked on a journey that will carry on through her family and so many others. I […]

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Exploring 3D SAORI weaving

Well, it has been a while since I’ve written. Many things have been happening over this summer and there are pictures on my Facebook page and also on Instagram if you haven’t been following along. We recently finished 10 full and fantastic days with Loom Dancer Weaving Odysseys (watch the great video at this link […]

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Artist-in-Residence – Spring 2016

Earlier this month I was so happy to host Stacey Piwinski as the Artist-in-Residence at SAORI Salt Spring. When we were setting up the residency, Stacey requested that we go to Pacifica Paddle at the beginning rather than at the end of the residency. She wanted to meet others in this SAORI community and see […]

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Artist-in-Residence – Spring 2016

  I am pleased to announce the next Artist-in-Residence at SAORI Salt Spring. And I want to thank all the others that applied…the decision was not an easy one! March 2016 Artist-in-Residence – Stacey Piwinski, MFA of Massachusetts I have met some of her connections to SAORI – Mihoko Wakabayashi of SAORI Worcester and Bobbie […]

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Artist-in-Residence: On my return to the South…

Susan Norton, from Louisiana was the first Artist-in-Residence at SAORI Salt Spring. I asked her for a few words about her experience here and this is what she wrote: On my return to the South, I understand that we really do move at a much slower pace than others. Whether it was in my speech […]

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Loom Dancer Weaving Odysseys – August 2015

What an amazing two weeks! It started with Karen coming early to spend some time on retreat and learning more about SAORI weaving and assisting with preparation for the workshops. The first day is a tour of Salt Spring Island – my studio, Ewetopia Farm, the Gulf Islands Spinning Mill and then Seaside Kitchen for […]