Sandra Brownlee is an artist based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, where she pursues her ongoing interests in weaving, tactile notebook keeping, and teaching. She has has exhibited her work extensively in both solo and group exhibitions since the late 1970’s. Recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition at the David Kaye Gallery in Toronto, GGVMA Award exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada, Innovators and Legends, Generations in Textiles and Fibers, organized by the Muskegon Museum of Art and most recently, in situ, an invitational group exhibition in South Australia.
Sandra Brownlee earned her MFA in Fibers from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has received numerous awards including the 2014 Governor General Visual and Media Arts Saidye Bronfman Award, a Canada Council B Grant, and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts. Her work is in numerous public collections including the Nova Scotia Art Bank, The Canada Council Art Bank, and the Canadian Museum of History.