Corrie Parsons

Corrie was born in the Netherlands.There she studied at the Art Academy in Amsterdam. Then taught crafts and childcare and psychology at a vocational school before immigrating to Canada in 1969.
In 1973 she studied weaving and spinning and dying with Edna Blackburn.
Of the many media that Corrie has worked in , textiles are her favourite.
In 2006 she reopened a weaving studio, she called "the flying shuttle"in Angus Ontario where she taught weaving to mentally challenged adults for four years. This was a successful venture.
Today Corrie is an active member of the Nottawasaga Weavers and Spinners Guild.
She lives in Barrie, Ontario.