Margot Van Lindenberg, BFA, ASA
Margot van Lindenberg studied Education in the Netherlands, and received a BFA with Distinction from the Alberta College of Art & Design. Influenced by living and working in Senegal, Africa and the Canadian Arctic, her work references identity through various aspects of molecular genetics, from ethical and social issues to aesthetic, abstract forms, with a recent shift to spiritual abstracts.
Margot expresses herself primarily through fibre because of its surface design and sculptural abilities. Textile techniques that she works with are silk-screening, devor, hand-dyeing, nuno-felting and threadwork, where threads are stretched and intertwined. In addition she produces a line of scarves with new collections In Spring and Fall.
Margot has developed art programs and workshops for private organizations and institutions, and teaches silk-screening and feltmaking at the Extended Studies Faculty of the Alberta College of Art & Design. An artist-educator with LTTA she teaches the Alberta curriculum through the arts in Calgary schools. She is also a member of Contextural, a fibre collective, Alberta Printmakers and the Alberta Craft Council.