Sarah Quinton graduated from and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1982 and the Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia in 1985. She has been Curatorial Director at the Textile Museum of Canada, and has been a visiting lecturer and juror for many organizations and institutions in Canada and internationally. Quinton’s work with fabric, thread and stitching reflects her background as a dressmaker’s daughter, though occasionally she also introduces other materials such as wood doweling. Quinton has received awards from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries and a Curatorial Writing Award. Quinton has exhibited her work across the United States and Canada, including the Harbourfront Centre’s York Quay Gallery, the Ontario Crafts Council, and at Prime Gallery in Toronto.