About Me



“African Dream”

I have been immersed in fiber from the time I was a young child.  My interest was fostered by my grandmother throughout my childhood and into my adult years.

I spent time exploring the world of painting after I graduated from the University of Alberta, and was re-introduced to fiber by Lucille Roxburgh of Calgary, Alberta when she taught me to hook in 1985.  Since then I have experimented with different techniques and fibers.   I love color and I love texture.  I invite the viewer to touch and explore with me.

I have exhibited across Canada and in the USA.  In 2012 I became a juried member of the Saskatchewan Craft Council and started selling my work.

How to Find Me and My Work

I am a juried member of the Saskatchewan Craft Council.  I am also a member of the Plein Air Hooking Artists  and the Canadian Artists Representation/Le Front des Artistes Canadiens (CARFAC).

I have work in private collections in South Korea, the United States, and Canada.  My work can be found in the SCC Fine Craft Boutique in the Affinity Gallery in Saskatoon, SK, or available direct from me at jo6865@gmail.com

If you like what you see here you can also find me on Pinterest, on Facebook, on Instagram, and on Twitter using the handle @JeanOttosen.  If you really like what you see here and want to see work in person or purchase work, contact the SCC Fine Craft Boutique above or email me at jo6865@gmail.com

See you around! 🙂

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