Virginia E. Berry is a multi-disciplinary artist. With studies in textiles from Skidmore College, a lifetime of creative explorations in reusing materials, and a hunger for new skills, mediums and ideas. Curiosity has brought Berry around the world and back, studying arts from: soapstone carving with Inuit carvers, to costume design, to porcupine quilling with an indigenous master basket maker. Examples of her recent works below.
Virginia Berry grew up building forts in the woods, canoeing, and racing bikes around gravel roads, in a rural neighbourhood, on a lake, in Minnesota. Berry now resides in St. John’s, NL, with her husband, two adventurous daughters, two fluffy cats, four fat rats, and a menagerie of wild birds at the feeder. She has a BA from Skidmore College, and enough collected skills and hobbies to be considered a Renaissance woman. She's seeking a publisher for her first picture book, in what hopes to be a collection of adventure stories for little girls.