With a strong dedication to process and colour, Coeur De Lion Textiles believes, there is significant value, in hand made art and craft work. Hand dyeing, using itajime shibori; a traditional clamp resist dyeing technique. Coeur De Lion products have been featured in television, magazines and numerous online articles.
The studio is based in Toronto, ON, Canada.
Stephanie Fortin graduated from NSCAD University with a BFA focused in textiles and art history as well as an illustration diploma from Sheridan Institute. Her practice has been predominantly working within shibori resist dyeing. After completing a 3 year position as a full time artist-in-residence this past year at Harbourfront Centre, she is now a member of The Contemporary Textile Studio Coop in Toronto. She has shown her work with NSCAD University, Harbourfront Centre, The National Ballet of Canada, Craft Ontario, The Design Exchange and The China National Silk Museum.
The Dalglish Family Venture Award