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Lois Schklar

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Lois Schklar. Image courtesy of the artist
Region:
United States
Date(s):
1945-



Biography

Lois Schklar's work has been shown in exhibitions throughout Canada and the United States. Her burlap sculptures are in the Bronfman Collection, Claridge Investments, Cambridge Art Galleries and The...

Lois Schklar's work has been shown in exhibitions throughout Canada and the United States. Her burlap sculptures are in the Bronfman Collection, Claridge Investments, Cambridge Art Galleries and The Key Corporation. 

Schklar has received grants from the Toronto Arts Council, Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council. Thirty Years of Dolls (2011) was a retrospective exhibition created with the assistance of a Craft Ontario award and an OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant. In 2013, she was awarded an OAC Multi/Integrated Arts Project Grant for Collected Memories, a drawing installation with professional dancer, musician and lighting designer. Most recently (2018), Schklar received a Canada Council Explore and Create Grant.

Lois is also an educator, facilitator, keynote speaker and curator. In 1997, she curated Dolls: Reclaimed at the Ontario Crafts Council and in 2008 she organized the exhibition, Drawing On at *new* gallery in Toronto. Lois received an OAC Visual Artist Project Grant for Research and Development for The Art of Packing (2014). 

Currently Lois is a member of Red Head Gallery at 401 Richmond Street West in Toronto.







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